Robert Lewis, MD, FACS

Colon and Rectal Surgeon located in Bloomfield, CT & South Windsor, CT

About Dr. Lewis

Robert Lewis, MD, FACS, is a partner at the Colon and Rectal Surgeons of Greater Hartford, the largest dedicated colon and rectal surgery group in New England, with offices in Bloomfield, South Windsor, and Plainville, Connecticut. Dr. Lewis is board certified in both general surgery and colon and rectal surgery, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. 

Dr. Lewis earned his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. After spending time working at the Boston City Hospital, he then pursued his doctorate in medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.  While there he completed an additional post-graduate fellowship in Anatomic and Surgical Pathology. He continued training at the University of Pennsylvania, completing a residency in general surgery, as well as translational research at the Harrison Department of Surgical Research. After that, he underwent a year of subspecialty training in colon and rectal surgery at the University of Minnesota before happily joining this practice in 2014.

Dr. Lewis is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the Frank Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, and the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is the program director of the fellowship training program in colon and rectal surgery at Saint Francis Hospital, the only advanced training program of its kind in Connecticut, and the director of the surgical rotation at the Eastern Connecticut Health Network’s family medicine residency.

Most importantly, Dr. Lewis is committed to delivering the best care to his patients, utilizing advanced minimally invasive techniques, including cutting edge robotics, removal of large polyps using flexible endoscopy, and transanal minimally invasive surgery, as well as offering rarely available treatments for fecal incontinence, anal fistulas, and anal cancer prevention.

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Robert Lewis, MD, FACS, is a partner at the Colon and Rectal Surgeons of Greater Hartford, the largest dedicated colon and rectal surgery group in New England, with offices in Bloomfield, South Windsor, and Plainville, Connecticut. Dr. Lewis is board certified in both general surgery and colon and rectal surgery, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. 

Dr. Lewis earned his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. After spending time working at the Boston City Hospital, he then pursued his doctorate in medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.  While there he completed an additional post-graduate fellowship in Anatomic and Surgical Pathology. He continued training at the University of Pennsylvania, completing a residency in general surgery, as well as translational research at the Harrison Department of Surgical Research. After that, he underwent a year of subspecialty training in colon and rectal surgery at the University of Minnesota before happily joining this practice in 2014.

Dr. Lewis is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the Frank Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, and the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is the program director of the fellowship training program in colon and rectal surgery at Saint Francis Hospital, the only advanced training program of its kind in Connecticut, and the director of the surgical rotation at the Eastern Connecticut Health Network’s family medicine residency.

Most importantly, Dr. Lewis is committed to delivering the best care to his patients, utilizing advanced minimally invasive techniques, including cutting edge robotics, removal of large polyps using flexible endoscopy, and transanal minimally invasive surgery, as well as offering rarely available treatments for fecal incontinence, anal fistulas, and anal cancer prevention.


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