Carlisle “Ky” C. Lewis III

Ky Lewis

"The Sharp Experience is the magic that connects all of our team members to fulfilling our promise to provide the best care possible to our patients."

Carlisle "Ky" C. Lewis III is senior vice president and general counsel for Sharp HealthCare, an integrated health care system in San Diego County, Calif. 

Since joining Sharp HealthCare in November 1991, Lewis has served as general counsel for all Sharp HealthCare entities on a wide variety of matters relating to strategic organizational operations: divisional business planning; medical staff issues; drafting, reviewing, interpreting and negotiating major contracts, including bond financing transactions; acquisition and sale of properties and other corporate legal concerns including analysis and making alternative recommendations for reducing and eliminating legal risks. 

In addition to his responsibilities and oversight of the Legal Department, Lewis also has management responsibilities for the human resources, corporate development (facilities), records storage, courier/mail services and insurance and claims/risk management functions of Sharp HealthCare. 

Lewis received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego Law School and has been an active member of the California State Bar since May 1986. Prior to joining Sharp HealthCare, Lewis was vice president and counsel for a large financial institution based in San Diego.