University of Nebraska Medical Center

Erik E. Lewis, MD

Assistant Professor, UNMC Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Erik E. Lewis, MD
Dr. Lewis is a thoracic surgeon, board certified in both thoracic surgery and general surgery, whose practice focuses on minimally invasive and robotic-assisted thoracic surgery. His areas of expertise include the surgical management of lung cancer, esophageal cancer, mediastinal tumors, thymectomy for myasthenia gravis, chest wall lesions, airway disorders including tracheal stenosis, diaphragm paralysis, esophageal disorders, and the surgical management of end stage lung disease including lung volume reduction and lung transplant. In addition to surgery, he also performs advanced endoscopic procedures including endobronchial ultrasound and robotic-assisted navigational bronchoscopy for the diagnosis and management of lung lesions.
  • MD: University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Residency: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York
  • Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
Research Interests
Dr. Lewis’ research has focused primarily on surgical outcomes for thoracic surgery and on strategies for advancing the surgical education of residents and fellows.