John I. Lew, MD, FACS, is an associate professor of Surgery and vice chair of Surgery of the DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine. He currently serves as the chief of the Division of Endocrine Surgery, fellowship director in Endocrine Surgery at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospitals, and physician leader of the Thyroid and Other Endocrine Cancer Site Disease Group at the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Lew is a nationally and internationally renowned endocrine surgeon for his clinical expertise that encompasses thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal diseases. Dr. Lew’s academic pursuits include surgical outcomes and translational research in the management of benign and malignant thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal tumors. Dr. Lew has authored and coauthored numerous original papers in academic journals and several chapters in major textbooks in the field of endocrine and general surgery. He resides in Miami, Florida, with his wife and their two children.