Tamra E. Lewis, MD, FACS, defines the term “millennial,” discusses urology practice demographics and work culture trends, and talks about how to recruit and retain young urologists in independent practices. She explains how these shifting attitudes and trends led to the founding of the Young Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA) organization.Read More
Tamra E. Lewis, MD, FACS
Comprehensive Urologic Care
Lake Barrington, Illinois
Dr. Tamra Lewis is a private practice urologist at Comprehensive Urologic Care in the Chicago suburbs. She is pleased to represent the Young LUGPA committee, founded in 2017 to understand and address the needs of younger members in independent Urology practices. Dr. Lewis received her B.A. in Biology from Luther College in 1994, and she obtained her Medical Doctorate in 1999 from the University Of Iowa College Of Medicine. In 2005, Dr. Lewis completed her Surgical and Urology residencies at the University of Nebraska and then went on to complete a fellowship in Female Urology and Voiding Dysfunction at Metro Urology in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN. She was among the first group of urologists to receive board certifications in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Lewis’ professional interests include management of incontinence, voiding dysfunction, bladder prolapse, and urinary tract infections. She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, member of the American Urological Association, the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU), the Society of Women in Urology and The Chicago Urologic Society, where she currently serves as President. Dr. Lewis has been an invited speaker or presenter for numerous events on topics including overactive bladder, hematuria and urinary tract infections.