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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Julia Lewis is Good. Dr. Lewis has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
Promptness 3.5
Courteous Staff 3.8
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.8
Follows Up After Visit 3.5

Specialties & Research

  • She has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Diabetic Kidney Disease (Diabetic Nephropathies)
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Failure (Chronic)
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Renal Hypertension

Education & Awards

Dr. Lewis graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago. She has 4 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Diabetic Nephropathies
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2014)


Dr. Lewis has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Vanderbilt University Hospital 
  • St Thomas Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Julia Lewis MD is a female Nephrologist, has 31 years of experience and practices in Nephrology.
Where does Dr. Julia Lewis practice?
Dr. Julia Lewis has 1 office location.
Dr. Julia Lewis practices Nephrology near Nashville, TN.
See Nashville Nephrologists.