Christopher Lewis, MD, is a Cincinnati native whose work includes healing, teaching, and leading. A graduate of Finneytown High School, he received his bachelor’s degree in Biology at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. He returned to Cincinnati to attend the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and completed his Family Medicine Training at UC in 2003.
Dr. Lewis is family physician for UC Health in Cincinnati, where he serves a diverse population of patients from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds representing over 20 countries. He also uses his knowledge of medicine and passion for teaching to instruct budding physicians. He is a Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Vice Provost for Academic Programs at the University of Cincinnati.
In 2004 Dr. Lewis founded Village Life Outreach Project, Inc, a non-profit organization working to “unite communities to promote Life, Health, and Education.” Village Life is currently focused on fighting the battle against poverty in Tanzania, East Africa, and brings lessons learned in Africa back home to our Cincinnati community through partnerships with area schools. Dr. Lewis’s international experience includes work in Honduras, El Salvador, and Tanzania.
He is active in our local community as well, has served a variety of organizations, and has been active in the Cincinnati Medical Association since his medical career began. In 2007, he was awarded the prestigious American Academy of Family Practice “Teacher of the Year Award,” and in 2009, was nominated by students at UC College of Medicine for the Association of American Medical Colleges “Humanism in Medicine” award. He is also a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Lewis lives with his wife Alicia, their two children and their dog Schroeder.