Jamie B. Lewis, M.D.
Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine
Born in Long Island, New York, Dr. Lewis grew up in Hollywood, Florida. He completed undergraduate and graduate education at the University of Oklahoma prior to attending medical school at the University of California, Irvine. He graduated second in his medical school class and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Dr. Lewis completed a combined residency program and board certifications in both Emergency and Family Medicine at Harbor/UCLA Medical Center as well as Ambulatory Care Medicine.
Dr. Lewis’s initial position after medical training was as an Emergency Room physician with Memorial Medical Center of Long Beach. In 1981 he opened the Immediate Medical Center of Palos Verdes, one of the first Urgent Care Centers in the United States. He began working with highly respected area hospitals by establishing community-based advanced urgent care centers with primary care, specialists, laboratory, pharmacy, imaging and a variety of ancillary services. Dr. Lewis was honored to be a contributing author to the first book published on Ambulatory Care Medicine.
Respected in business as well as medicine, Dr. Lewis has owned and operated seven freestanding centers and provided care for countless patients in both Los Angeles and Orange County. All of his facilities have been acquired by his long-term hospital partners and remain successful and in full operation today.
Dr. Lewis enjoys being a preceptor for Memorial Family Medicine residency physicians and teaches outpatient surgical techniques at his “Lump, Bump and Wound Care” clinic. In addition, he performs special procedures by referral from his physician group.
His peers and the Orange County Medical Society selected Dr. Lewis for the Physician of Excellence Award for 2015 and 2016.
As a local resident of Palos Verdes Peninsula for over 40 years, Dr. Lewis enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, traveling, fishing, biking and their life long friends.
Dr. Lewis’s recent articles
Tips and tricks on parenting during a pandemic from psychological assistant, Dr. Eric Haynes.
What you should know about COVID-19.
Check out the video from our food allergy discussion and Q & A held on May 15, 2019