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Merle Lewis, MD

Merle Lewis, MD

Internal Medicine / Hospitalist

  • Education

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Mercy Hospital
    (Internal Medicine Residency)
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Ross University School of Medicine
    (Doctor of Medicine)

  • Georgia State University
    (Bachelor of Science in Biology)
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Residency

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Mercy Hospital
    (Internal Medicine Residency)
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

A hospitalist is a provider who specializes in caring for patients while they are in the hospital. Hospitalists work closely with your primary care provider and frequently inform him or her of your condition.

When you require hospitalization, your provider or an Emergency Department physician will coordinate your admission with a hospitalist. The hospitalists are on site 24 hours a day and work closely with all hospital staff to coordinate your care.

Merle Lewis, MD, is a board-certified Internist. He served his Internal Medicine Residency at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Lewis earned his Doctor of Medicine from Ross University School of Medicine in the Dominica and his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Lewis is licensed to practice medicine in Florida. He is Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Life Support Certified.

Practice Information

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine Board Eligible (2019)

Special Focuses

  • Nutritional Awareness
  • Delirium Prevention

Hospitalist Program Office

Hospital Privileges

  • Health First's Holmes Regional Medical Center
    1350 South Hickory St.
    Melbourne, FL 32901
  • Health First's Viera Hospital
    8745 N. Wickham Road
    Melbourne, FL 32940
  • Health First's Cape Canaveral Hospital
    701 W. Cocoa Beach Causeway
    Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
  • Health First's Palm Bay Hospital
    1425 Malabar Road NE
    Palm Bay, FL 32907


New patients should arrive at least 15 minutes before their scheduled appointments to complete all paperwork. They should bring their insurance cards, a government-issued photo ID, and lists of their medicines and any prior operations. Co-pays and any outstanding balances are due at the time of each visit. Generally, operations or procedures won't take place on the first visit.


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