Scot Lewey, DO

Scot Lewey, DO

Gastroenterology Colorado Springs, CO

Gastroenterologist; Clinical Professor of Medicine; Consultant, Speaker, Author, Contributor to Social Media

Office Address

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  • 2222 N. Nevada Ave
    Suite 5001
    Colorado Springs, CO 80907
    Phone: (719) 636-1201
    Fax: (719) 636-1326


  • I am a board certified gastroenterologist in private practice in Colorado Springs with a special interest in food related and allergic/inflammatory conditions of the digestive tract. I am a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Rocky Vista University-College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Kansas City University of Medicine of BIoscience and preceptor for medical students. I also have an online presence educating the public on digestive conditions through online articles, blogs, website www.thefooddoc.com and facebook.com/thefooddoc.

Dr. Lewey's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Gastroenterology: General Gastroenterology
  • Clinical Interests: Crohn Disease; Ulcerative Colitis; Celiac Disease; Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Dr. Lewey's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Clinical Professor of Medicine-GastroenterologyKansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience
    Kansas City, MS
    FKA University of Health Sciences – College of Osteopathic Medicine; Clinical Preceptor, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics (1991-1993); Clinical Preceptor, Gastroenterology (2006-present)
  • Active StaffMemorial Hospital
    Colorado Springs, CO
  • Founder/ConsultantThe Food Doc, LLC www.thefooddoc.com
    Colorado Springs, CO
  • Adjunct Clinical Professor of MedicineRocky Vista University-College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Parker, CO
  • Clinical Associate ProfessorRocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Parker, CO
  • Clinical Professor of MedicineKansas CIty University of Medicine and Bioscience
    Kansas City, MO
  • GastroenterologistPeak Gastroenterology
    Colorado Springs, CO
  • GI Section Chair (Gastroenterology)Memorial Health System
    Colorado Springs, CO
  • Active StaffBriargate Endoscopy Center
    Colorado Springs, CO
  • Medical DirectorLynn Institute of Rockies
    Colorado Springs, CO
  • Active StaffPrinters Park Surgery Center
    Colorado Springs, CO
  • PhysicianGastroenterology Associates of Colorado Springs
    Colorado Springs, CO
    Private Practice, Partner
  • PhysicianPrivate Practice
    Colorado Springs, CO
    with Scot M. Lewey, D.O., P.C. Associated with Abass Shafii MD, Digestive Disease Clinic
  • Active StaffPenrose - St. Frances Hospital
    Colorado Springs, CO
  • Active StaffPikes Peak Endoscopy and Surgery Center
    Colorado Springs, CO
    Medical Director (2003-2004)
  • GastroenterologistGastroenterology Associates of Colorado Springs (GACS)
    Colorado Springs, CO
  • ChiefEvans Army Hospital, USA MEDDAC
    Fort Carson, CO
    Active Staff, Adult and Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • DirectorFitzsimons Army Medical Center
    Aurora, CO
    Staff Gastroenterologist and Faculty, IBD researcher
  • ChiefMunson Army Hospital
    Fort Leavenworth, KS
    Chief, Department of Medicine (1992-1993)
  • Affiliate FacultyAmerican Heart Association
  • Assistant ChiefIrwin Army Hospital
    Fort Riley, KS
    Chief, Emergency Department (1990–1991); Commander F Company, 1st Infantry Division (1990-1991)
  • US Army Medical CorpsUS Army
    Physician US Army 1984-1998; Multiple leadership positions. Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel two years early. Gulf War Veteran. Bronze Star Medal, Combat Medic Badge, Multiple Awards
  • Lieutenant ColonelUS Army
    Company Commander, F Company, 1st Infantry Division, Southwest Asia (1990-1991)

Dr. Lewey's Education & Medical Training

  • Fitzsimons Army Medical CenterFitzsimons Army Medical CenterFellowship, Gastroenterology
  • William Beaumont Army Medical CenterWilliam Beaumont Army Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
  • Womack Army Medical CenterWomack Army Medical CenterResidency, Family Practice
  • KS Univ of Med & Biosci, Coll of Osteo MedKansas City University College of Osteopathic MedicineMedical School
  • William Jewell CollegeWilliam Jewell CollegeOther Training, BA, Chemistry

Dr. Lewey's Certifications & Licensure

  • CO State Medical LicenseCO State Medical License1997 - 2015
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1989
  • American Board of Internal MedicineGastroenterology, 1995
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatrics, 1989
  • Certifying Commission on Medical ManagementMedical Management-Certified Physician Executive, Current

Dr. Lewey's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Gluten Free Doctor of the YearFoggy Awards, 2012
  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011
  • Leading Physicians of the World2011, 2012, 2013
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Dr. Lewey's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Gingival lesions and nasal obstruction in an immunosuppressed patient post liver transplantation  English JC III, Meyer C, Lewey SM, Zinn CJ, Cutis, 1/1/2000
  • Combination therapy with thymosin alpha-1 and interferon for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection: A randomized placebo-controlled, double-blind trial  Sherman KE, Sjogren M, Creager RL, Damiano M. Freeman S, Lewey S, Davis D, Root S, Weber FL, Ishak K, Goodman Z, Hepatology, 4/27/1998
  • Talc crystals in the liver of patients with chronic Hepatitis C infection  Sherman KE, Lewey SM, Goodman ZD, American Journal of Gastroenterology, 1/1/1995
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Diagnosing Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity  
    Lewey SM
    Editors: .HealThySelf Publishing, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Gastroenterology Secrets Chapter: Endoscopic Cancer Screening; Endoscopic cancer screening and surveillance of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract 
    Lewey SM, McNally PR
    Editors: McNally, PR.Hanley and Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia
    Edition 3rd,2006


  • Mastocytic Inflammatory Bowel Disease (MIBD): Increased prevalence of celiac-related HLA DQ genetics, cBir1 and antigliadin antibodies associated with response to gluten free diet.
    Lewey, SM, Makapugay, JM, Am J Gastro, 10/3/2009
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE): Higher than expected prevalence of atypical symptoms, HLA DQ8, elevated antigliadin and ASCA antibodies, and elevated mast cells in duodenum
    Lewey SM, Makapugay, JM, Am J Gastro, 10/3/2009
  • Mastocytic Inflammatory Bowel Disease (MIBD): Increased prevalence of celiac-related HLA DQ genetics, cBir1 and antigliadin antibodies associated with response to gluten free diet
    Lewey, SM, Makapugay, JM, The American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, 10/1/2009
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  • Cycloxygenase inhibition and colonic ischemia- Is there a causation? 13th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Army Chapter of the American College of Physicians, 24th Annua - 11/2/1996
  • Pancrease induced ileal ulcer as a rare cause of gastrointestinal hemorrhage 13th Annual Army ACP Meeting, 24th Annual William Beaumont Gastrointestinal Symposium, Reston, VA - 11/1/1996
  • A multi-disciplinary approach to the management of advanced recurrent oriental cholangio-hepatitis 13th Annual Army ACP Meeting, 24th Annual William Beaumont Gastrointestinal Symposium, Reston, VA - 10/31/1996
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Dr. Lewey's Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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