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Giavonni Lewis
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Giavonni Lewis, MD, FACS

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

University of Utah Hospital

Burn Center
801-581-3050
  • Dr. Giavonni Lewis is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics. She received her general surgery training at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL. Her specialties include acute burn care, burn surgery and reconstruction. Additionally, she has formal training in surgical critical care with an emphasis on trauma. Dr. Lewis completed a fellowship in Burn Surgery at the University of Washington Burn Center in Seattle, and she continued her training in critical care at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC.

    Dr. Lewis has a particular focus on the care of thermal and soft tissue injuries. She participates in a multidisciplinary team approach to the care of our burn patients. Dr. Lewis's training provides the utmost in quality of care and expertise to those admitted to the burn center. She is the current Medical Director for the University of Utah Health Burn Center.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Surgery (Sub: General Surgery)
    American Board of Surgery (Sub: Surgical Critical Care)

    Patient Rating

    4.8 /5
    ( out of 48 reviews )

    The patient rating score is an average of all responses on our patient experience survey. The rating averages scores for all questions about care from our providers.

    The scale on which responses are measured is 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Patient Comments

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    Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

    August 19, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr. Lewis is great, thanks for the great care for so long.

    April 13, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    She is an excellent physician. She was very concerned about providing the best care possible.

    March 05, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Very good, answer all the questions I have regarding to my burner treatment. Very helpful & knowledge about my injury whats needed to be done. Thanks Dr. Lewis & nursing staff very much for your help. DVo

    December 10, 2022
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    She was very Clare about her explanation on everything.

    November 26, 2022
    University Hospital

    Under the circumstances that brought us there to the unit everything was absolutely perfect.

    March 25, 2022
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    I have very good experience from this facility

  • Dr. Giavonni Lewis is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics. She received her general surgery training at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL. Her specialties include acute burn care, burn surgery and reconstruction. Additionally, she has formal training in surgical critical care with an emphasis on trauma. Dr. Lewis completed a fellowship in Burn Surgery at the University of Washington Burn Center in Seattle, and she continued her training in critical care at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC.

    Dr. Lewis has a particular focus on the care of thermal and soft tissue injuries. She participates in a multidisciplinary team approach to the care of our burn patients. Dr. Lewis's training provides the utmost in quality of care and expertise to those admitted to the burn center. She is the current Medical Director for the University of Utah Health Burn Center.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Surgery -Primary
    Academic Divisions General Surgery
    Board Certification
    American Board of Surgery (Sub: General Surgery)
    American Board of Surgery (Sub: Surgical Critical Care)

    Education history

    Graduate Training Clinical Investigation - University of Utah M.S.C.I
    Surgical Critical Care - Washington Hospital Center Fellow
    Fellowship Burn Surgery - Harborview Medical Center/University of Washington Burn Center Fellow
    General Surgery - Loyola University Medical Center Resident
    Professional Medical Medicine - Tufts University School of Medicine M.D.
    Major: Biology/ Minor: Chemistry - Barry University B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Tonna JE, Pierce J, Brintz BJ, Bardsley T, Hatton N, Lewis G, Phillips JD, Skidmore CR, Selzman CH (2023). A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial of sterile filtered human amniotic fluid for treatment of COVID-19. BMC Infect Dis, 23(1), 864. (Read full article)
    2. Labuz DR, Lewis G, Fleming ID, Thompson CM, Zhai Y, Firpo MA, Leung DT (2023). Targeted multi-omic analysis of human skin tissue identifies alterations of conventional and unconventional T cells associated with burn injury. Elife, 12. (Read full article)
    3. Greenhalgh DG, Cartotto R, Taylor SL, Fine JR, Lewis GM, Smith DJ Jr, Marano MA, Gibson A, Wibbenmeyer LA, Holmes JH 4th, Rizzo JA, Foster KN, Khandelwal A, Fischer S, Hemmila MR, Hill D, Aballay AM, Tredget EE, Goverman J, Phelan H, Jimenez CJ, Baldea A, Sood R (2021). Burn Resuscitation Practices in North America: Results of the Acute Burn ResUscitation Multicenter Prospective Trial (ABRUPT). Ann Surg, 277(3), 512-519. (Read full article)
    4. Tonna JE, Pierce J, Hatton N, Lewis G, Phillips JD, Messina A, Skidmore CR, Taylor K, Selzman CH (2021). Safety and feasibility of using acellular sterile filtered amniotic fluid as a treatment for patients with COVID-19: protocol for a randomised, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial. BMJ Open, 11(2), e045162. (Read full article)
    5. Selzman CH, Tonna JE, Pierce J, Vargas C, Skidmore C, Lewis G, Hatton ND, Phillips JD (2021). A pilot trial of human amniotic fluid for the treatment of COVID-19. BMC Res Notes, 14(1), 32. (Read full article)
    6. Frigerio A, Bleicher J, Pierce J, Reems JA, Vanderhooft SL, Lewis G (2019). Amnion membrane allografts in a critically ill infant with Netherton syndrome–like phenotype. JAAD Case Rep, 5(5), 395-397. (Read full article)
    7. Lebedoff N, Frech TM, Shanmugam VK, Fischer A, Erhardt D, Kolfenbach J, Kohler K, Bernhisel K, Lewis GM (2017). Review of local wound management for scleroderma-associated digital ulcers. J Scleroderma Relat Disord, 3(1), 66-70. (Read full article)
    8. Karimi K, Faraklas I, Lewis G, Ha D, Walker B, Zhai Y, Graves G, Dissanaike S (2017). Increased mortality in women: Sex differences in burn outcomes. Burns Trauma, 5(1). (Read full article)
    9. Lewis GM, Pham TN, Robinson E, Otto A, Honari S, Heimbach DM, Klein MB, Gibran NS (2012). Pressure ulcers and risk assessment in severe burns. J Burn Care Res, 33(5), 619-23. (Read full article)
    10. Ganai S, Donroe JA, St Louis MR, Lewis GM, Seymour NE (2007). Virtual-reality training improves angled telescope skills in novice laparoscopists. Am J Surg, 193(2), 260-5. (Read full article)
    11. Avichezer D, Grajewski RS, Chan CC, Mattapallil MJ, Silver PB, Raber JA, Liou GI, Wiggert B, Lewis GM, Donoso LA, Caspi RR (2003). An immunologically privileged retinal antigen elicits tolerance: major role for central selection mechanisms. J Exp Med, 198(11), 1665-76. (Read full article)
    12. Avichezer D, Liou GI, Chan CC, Lewis GM, Wiggert B, Donoso LA, Nickerson JM, Crawford MA, Caspi RR (2003). Interphotoreceptor retinoid-binding protein (IRBP)-deficient C57BL/6 mice have enhanced immunological and immunopathogenic responses to IRBP and an altered recognition of IRBP epitopes. J Autoimmun, 21(3), 185-94. (Read full article)
    13. DAniello A, Di Fiore MM, DAniello G, Colin FE, Lewis G, Setchell BP (1998). Secretion of D-aspartic acid by the rat testis and its role in endocrinology of the testis and spermatogenesis. FEBS Lett, 436(1), 23-7. (Read full article)

    Review

    1. Lebedoff N, Frech TM, Shanmugam VK, Fischer A, Erhardt D, Kolfenbach J, Kohler K, Bernhisel K, Lewis GM (2018). Review of local wound management for scleroderma-associated digital ulcers. [Review]. J Scleroderma Relat Disord, 3(1), 66-70. (Read full article)

    Book Chapter

    1. Lewis GM, Klein MB, Pham TN, Heimbach DM, Gibran NS (2012). Chapter 10 Evaluation of the burn wound: Management decisions. In Herndon, D. (Eds.), Total Burn Care (4th). Saunders.
    2. Lewis GM, Heimbach DM, Gibran NS (2012). Evaluation of the burn wound: Management decisions. In Lewis GM|Heimbach DM|Gibran NS (Ed.), Total Burn Care: Fourth Edition. (Read full article)

    Case Report

    1. Frigerio A, Bleicher J, Pierce J, Reems JA, Vanderhooft SL, Lewis G (2019). Amnion membrane allografts in a critically ill infant with Netherton syndrome-like phenotype. JAAD Case Rep, 5(5), 395-397. (Read full article)
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