Dr. Don Lewis joined the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences on May 1, 2017, and currently serves as the Assistant Program Director and faculty member for all OT programs on the St. Augustine campus. Prior to joining the university, Dr. Lewis served as the Occupational Therapy Manager and Hand & Upper Extremity Clinical Coordinator for a large physician-owned medical practice in Northeast Tennessee as well as an Adjunct Professor for Milligan College. He has practiced primarily in upper extremity orthopedics since 2007. In addition to orthopedics, Dr. Lewis worked in industrial rehabilitation conducting both Functional Capacity Evaluations, pre-employment job screening, and overseeing the work hardening program for his clinic.
Dr. Lewis earned his post professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences with an emphasis in Orthopedics in 2008. Additionally, he has a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management from Liberty University and a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Milligan College. Dr. Lewis is the only graduate from Milligan College to have conducted an individual thesis which was on the utilization of Tae Kwon Do as an adjunct treatment for children with ADHD. His bachelor’s degree is in Political Science with an emphasis in legal studies.
Professional memberships include the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, American Occupational Therapy Association, and Florida Occupational Therapy Association.