Keith P. Lewis, MD

Professor, Anesthesiology

Keith Lewis
88 E. Newton St Newton Pavilion


Keith Lewis, MD, is a current Professor of Anesthesiology at the Boston University School of Medicine and a Chairman of Anesthesia at the Boston Medical Center with over twenty years of experience in the medical field. Since his start at Boston University, Lewis has chaired other medical committees and is currently developing new approaches to reducing patient wait times and delays. Additionally, he has aided in the design of the Moakley Ambulatory Surgery Center at Boston Medical Center which showcases new medical innovations.

Other Positions

  • Chair, Anesthesiology, Boston University School of Medicine


  • University of Connecticut, MD
  • University of Rhode Island, BS


  • Published on 2/21/2018

    Vincent WR, Huiras P, Empfield J, Horbowicz KJ, Lewis K, McAneny D, Twitchell D. Controlling postoperative use of i.v. acetaminophen at an academic medical center. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018 Apr 15; 75(8):548-555. PMID: 29467148.

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  • Published on 10/1/2008

    Ortega RA, Lewis KP, Hansen CJ. Other monuments to inhalation anesthesia. Anesthesiology. 2008 Oct; 109(4):578-87. PMID: 18813035.

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  • Published on 1/16/2007

    Rathlev NK, Chessare J, Olshaker J, Obendorfer D, Mehta SD, Rothenhaus T, Crespo S, Magauran B, Davidson K, Shemin R, Lewis K, Becker JM, Fisher L, Guy L, Cooper A, Litvak E. Time series analysis of variables associated with daily mean emergency department length of stay. Ann Emerg Med. 2007 Mar; 49(3):265-71. PMID: 17224203.

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  • Published on 10/1/2006

    Ortega RA, Kelly LR, Yee MK, Lewis KP. Written in granite: a history of the Ether Monument and its significance for anesthesiology. Anesthesiology. 2006 Oct; 105(4):838-42. PMID: 17006083.

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  • Published on 9/1/2002

    Ortega R, Rengasamy SK, Lewis KP. Infection after radial artery catheterization. Anesth Analg. 2002 Sep; 95(3):782-3. PMID: 12198076.

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  • Published on 7/1/2000

    Lewis KP, Appadurai IR, Pierce ET, Halpern EF, Bode RH. Prophylactic amrinone for weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass. Anaesthesia. 2000 Jul; 55(7):627-33. PMID: 10919416.

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  • Published on 1/1/1999

    Lewis KP, Stanley GD. Pharmacology. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 1999; 37(4):73-86. PMID: 10614019.

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