Scot Michael Lewey, D.O., FASGE, FACG, AGAF

Dr. Lewey, after graduating from Kansas City University (KCU) College of Osteopathic Medicine, completed a combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency at William Beaumont Army Medical Center. Post residency he held several leadership positions at military hospitals and deployed during Operation Desert Storm with the 1st Infantry Division where he served as company commander of the main support battalion medical unit and was awarded the Bronze Star and Combat Medic Badge. He served 14 years on active duty and 4 years in the reserves in the US Army Medical Corps in numerous leadership positions completing his Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center where he remained as teaching faculty and training in ERCP before its closure. He has subsequently completed an additional year of therapeutic/interventional endoscopy and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) training.        

Dr. Lewey holds the academic title of clinical professor of medicine at KCU, his alma mater, and Rocky Vista University (RVU), and has precepted medical students and conducted clinical research, authored several book chapters and peer review articles. He has been honored with distinction as a Fellow of all three major gastroenterology societies; American College of Gastroenterology (FACG), American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (FASGE) and American Gastroenterological Association (AGAF). Dr. Lewey is also a member of the American Association for Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) and is active participant in the Hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) program at Porter Adventist Hospital.

As a board-certified gastroenterologist with over 25 years of experience, Dr. Lewey has performed thousands of diagnostic and interventional upper (EGD) and lower endoscopy (colonoscopy), ERCP’s and EUS, capsule endoscopy, and single balloon enteroscopy procedures for a range of conditions of the esophagus, stomach, small bowel and colon, liver, pancreas, and bile ducts.

  • Medical School – Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Residency – Womack Army Hospital and William Beaumont Army Medical Center
  • Fellowship – Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Denver, Colorado
  1. Evaluation of the throat culture as a follow-up for an initially negative enzyme immunoabsorbent assay rapid streptococcal antigen detection test
  2. Talc crystals in the liver of patients with chronic Hepatitis C infection
  3. Combination therapy with thymosin alpha-1 and interferon for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection: A randomized placebo-controlled, double-blind trial
  4. Gingival lesions and nasal obstruction in an immunosuppressed patient post liver transplantation
  5. Mastocytic Inflammatory Bowel Disease (MIBD): Increased prevalence of celiac-related HLA DQ genetics, cBir1 and antigliadin antibodies associated with response to gluten free diet
  6. Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE): Higher than expected prevalence of atypical symptoms, HLA DQ8, elevated antigliadin and ASCA antibodies, and elevated mast cells in duodenum
  7. Clinical characteristics and prevalence of celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity presenting in a community based private gastroenterology clinic
  8. Prospective evaluation of the Brandt balloon to detect dysplasia in patients with Barrett’s esophagus
  9. Search for measles virus RNA by PCR in ileocolonic tissue samples in patients with Crohn’s disease
  10. A method of detecting M. paratuberculosis using PCR without southern blot
  11. Successful detection of high grade dysplasia in Barrett’s esophagus by a non-endoscopic esophageal cytology balloon
  12. Diagnosing Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity
  13. Endoscopic Cancer Screening, Gastroenterology Secrets
  14. Gluten Sensitivity: A Gastroenterologist’s Personal Journey Down the Gluten Rabbit Hole
  15. Understanding the Genetics of Gluten Sensitivity
  16. Celiac Disease Versus Gluten Sensitivity: New Role for Genetic Testing and Fecal Antibody Testing?
  37. Penrose Bloom March 2015 – Gallstones


To see more of Dr. Lewey’s many publications, please visit his blog at

  • Fellow status of several professional societies
  • “Top Doc” Colorado Springs Style Magazine, (2010-2014)
  • Consumers Research Council Top Gastroenterologists (2010-2012)
  • Certified Physician Executive
  • Clinical Professor, Rocky Vista University, Parker, Colorado
  • Clinical Professor, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, Missouri