Dr. Michael Lewis

Michael D. Lewis, MD, MPH, MBA, FACPM, FACN

Colonel (Retired), U.S. Army

Dr. Lewis an expert on brain health and the prevention, management, and rehabilitation of concussions and traumatic brain injury (TBI). He founded the nonprofit Brain Health Education and Research Institute in 2011 when he retired as a Colonel after a distinguished 31 year career in the U.S. Army. His pioneering work has helped thousands of people around the world and he is regularly featured in the media including CNN’s Sanjay Gupta MD show and numerous radio shows and podcasts. He is the author of the Amazon Best Selling book, When Brains Collide: What every athlete and parent should know about the prevention and treatment of concussions and brain injuries.

Dr. Lewis is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and Tulane University School of Medicine and completed his post-graduate training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University, and Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. He is board-certified and a Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine and the American College of Nutrition.

Dr. Lewis is a founding member of the Pop Warner Little Scholars (Youth Football and Cheer) Medical Advisory Committee and has pioneered new TBI therapies for the U.S. military. Now, through BrainCARE, he brings his experience and expertise in both diagnosing and treating brain injury and fostering better brain health.