Meet the Doctor

  Dr. Lewis G. Humphreys

Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Dr. Humphreys attended Auburn University for his undergraduate work. Dr. Humphreys received his DMD from the University of Alabama in Birmingham after being selected the top periodontal student in his graduating class. While serving as a dental officer in the USAF, Dr. Humphreys was accepted into the Periodontal Residency Program. He attended Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas, completing his masters in biochemistry in the periodontal program. Dr. Humphreys has been practicing for 23 years in the Wiregrass area.

As a periodontist for over 28 years, Dr. Humphreys is certified by the American Board of Periodontology having been closely examined for both knowledge and ability by leading specialists in his profession. Dr. Humphreys has had extensive training in dental stomatology with two case reports published in national dental publications. Dr. Humphreys aggressively pursues continuing education to ensure his patients receive the latest in updated technology and treatment. He is certified in intravenous sedation (IV).

Dr. Humphreys is active in the Third District Dental Society having served as both president elect and president. He served on the board of Wiregrass Hope Group as a member and later as a chairperson.  He is also an active member of Wiregrass Church where he serves as an elder, a small group leader mentor and as a volunteer working with the Care ministry and premarital counseling.  As a committed Christian, Dr. Humphreys considers it a privilege and pleasure to live and work in the Wiregrass area. He is grateful to God for the opportunity to serve in a community he loves while in a profession he continues to find rewarding and challenging.  Dr. Humphreys and his wife have traveled with a medical /dental/ veterinary team several times to Honduras as well as to Belize to provide dental care to outlying rural villages.

Dr. Humphreys has been married to his college sweetheart, Alicia, for 40 years. They have three married children and three grandchildren they adore: Ryan Humphreys, an emergency room physician in Birmingham, Alabama, married to Elizabeth, an architectural historian and grandson, Jonathan;  Mikelyn Bolden, a speech pathologist and author (http://www.mikelynbolden.com/) here in Dothan, married to Marshall, a financial analyst with CapSouth, and granddaughter, Isabel; and Colleen Sansom, a surgical nurse in Seattle when she’s not traveling all over the world with her husband, Kurt, an engineer pursuing his doctorate in biomedical enginieering at the University of Washington, and grandson, Harding.

An avid runner, Dr. Humphreys also enjoys water sports, fishing, snow skiing and traveling with his family.

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