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Brendan Lewis

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery (Orthopaedics) B.Sc., M.D., Memorial, 1983, FRCSC

Surgery Orthopedics


Western Memorial Hospital Corner Brook

Dr. Lewis, a native Newfoundlander from Colliers, Conception Bay, completed Medical School at Memorial University with the Class of 1983.

Dr. Lewis did his Orthopaedic Residency with the combined Memorial/Dalhousie Orthopaedic Program from 1984 until 1989. Dr. Lewis completed a Fellowship in Spinal Disorders and Orthopaedic Trauma at the University of Toronto in 1990. He started practice in Corner Brook at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in January 1991, where he is currently working.

Dr. Lewis is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, having completed the examination in November 1990. Dr. Lewis obtained a Diploma of Sports Medicine with the Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine in February 1997. He completed the examination process and became a Diplomat of the American Board of the Orthopaedic Surgery in 1999. He became a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2001.

Dr. Lewis is currently a member of a number of organizations including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, the North American Spine Society, the American Academy of Sports Medicine, the Canadian Orthopaedic Trauma Association, and the Canadian Association of University Surgeons. Dr. Lewis is a member of the Board of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association and is currently the treasurer of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association.

Dr. Lewis has been a member of the Board of Regents for Memorial University since 1997.

He will be hosting the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Spine Society from March 20-23, 2003 in Corner Brook. He previously hosted the Atlantic Provinces Orthopaedic Society meeting in February 1996.

Dr. Lewis has made a number of presentations on behalf of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association. His presentation to the Canadian Medical Association Leadership Conference in 2000 was related to Risk Management in Orthopaedics. He presented on TORT Reform in November 1998, which was organized by the Canadian Medical Preventative Association. He presented the Orthopaedic Viewpoint on behalf of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association.

Dr. Lewis is still working in Corner Brook as Chief of Orthopaedics and is actively involved in teaching Orthopaedic Residents, Family Practice Residents, Clinical Clerks and Medical Students.