Randall J. Lewis, MD, specializes in surgery of the hip and knee. A charter member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, he primarily performs hip and knee joint replacements. Dr. Lewis is considered an expert in complex problems and revision surgery. He developed the Explant device that is now used throughout the world for revision hip replacements. His special interests include all types of arthritis, the use of regional anesthetic blocks to make joint replacement surgery easier and less painful, and orthopaedic surgery in patients with blood clotting problems.
Dr. Lewis first came to the Washington area as a Clinical Associate at the National Institutes of Health. He served his orthopaedic residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, following which he joined the faculty at George Washington University in 1976. He is now Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at George Washington University Medical Center and Associate Clinical Professor at Georgetown. He has been a consultant to both the Clinical Center at NIH and the FDA. A former chairman of the Orthopaedic Section of the D.C. Medical Society and President of the Washington Orthopaedic Society, Dr. Lewis has also served on the Board of Councilors of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
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