About Excalibur

Douglas A. Lewis, J.D. Ph.D, Au.D, MBA

Doug Lewis is the President and Founder of Excalibur Business Consultants, LLC. He has over 30 years of experience in a variety of areas, including healthcare, business, law, and the academic arena.

Doug has earned several graduate college degrees in addition to his undergraduate degrees, including his Ph.D and MHSA degrees in Health Services Administration, his Juris Doctorate in Law (J.D.), an MBA in Finance and Management, an MAHSS in Hearing and Speech Sciences, and his Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D). Dr. Lewis is currently a Lead Faculty Member for several universities, including the undergraduate and MBA programs at the University of Phoenix, Franklin University, South University, National College, Grand Canyon University, DeVry University and American Sentinel University in addition to teaching in the MSN program at American Sentinel University. Doug is also a curriculum developer for Argosy University in the undergraduate and graduate schools of Business Administration, Public Administration, Health Services Administration, and Public Health Administration.

The ability to achieve and maintain balance in one's life is important. Doug is also an accomplished musician playing numerous instruments and having performed a wide variety of music in many locales for years. He is routinely performing with the Phil Am Band based in Columbus Ohio.

Professional Licenses, Certifications, and Registries
  • State Licensure as an Attorney, Clinical Audiologist, Nursing Home Administrator, and Insurance Agent
  • NASD Series 6 and 63 Credentialed
  • Certified Compliance Professional (CCP)
  • Certified Healthcare Financial Planner (CHPF)
  • Certified Healthcare Risk Manager (CHPRM)
  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ)
  • ABA Board Certification in Clinical Audiology
  • Certification  of Clinical Competence (CCC-A)
  • Certified Subacute and Nursing Home Administrator
  • Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (Sleep Disorders) 
Professional Memberships
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Society of Ohio Healthcare Attorneys
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • American Society of Healthcare Risk Managers
  • National Association of Healthcare Quality
  • American Health Information Management Association
  • American College of Healthcare Administrators
  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • American Academy of Audiology
  • Ohio Academy of Audiology
  • Academy of Doctors of Audiology
  • Hearing Healthcare Alliance of Ohio
  • Association of Polysomnographic Technologists
  • Human Resources Association of Central Ohio
  • Society of Financial Services Professionals
  • Ohio Sleep Society
  • Ohio Association of Healthcare Quality
  • International Hearing Society
Professional Awards and Activities
  • State Licensing Examiner, Ohio State Board of Hearing Aid Dealers and Dispensers
  • University of Phoenix National Community Service Award, Fall 2009
  • Fellow, Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • Fellow, American Academy of Audiology
  • Fellow, Academy of Doctors of Audiology
  • Fellow, American College of Healthcare Administrators
  • Planning Committee, Asian Festival Cultural Event, Columbus, Ohio 2006
  • Ethics Committee, American Society of Healthcare Risk Managers, 2005-2006
  • Association of Polysomnographic Technologists, National Board of Directors 1994-1998, Bylaws Committee 1996-1998, Finance Committee 1998-1999.
  • Fundraiser/Grantwriter and Organizing Committee, Asian Festival Cultural Event. 2006-Present.
  • Sponsorship Committee and Grantwriter, Society of Financial Services Professionals, Central Ohio Chapter, 2008-Present
  • Curriculum Developer for the Undergraduate and Graduate Programs for EDMC Online Higher Education (Argosy and South Universities), 2008-Present
  • Grantwriter and Legal Consultant, Celtic Festival of Central Ohio
  • Advisory and Editorial Boards, Advance for Audiologists magazine<
  • Publications International Hearing Society, Executive Committee
  • Education Committee Board, International Hearing Society, 2008-Present
  • Professional Practices Committee Board, American Academy of Audiology
  • National College Regional Faculty of the Year, Columbus Ohio Campus
  • Faculty Advisor Appointment, National College Columbus Campus
  • Board of Directors, Ohio Rehab & Diagnostic Center
  • Inducted as Chancellor, Order of the Knights of Rizal, Columbus Ohio
  • All-Star Designation, International Hearing Society
  • 2014 Joel S. Wernick Excellence In Education Award sponsored by The Hearing Journal and International Hearing Society
  • 2015 Finalist in Health Care Heroes sponsored by the Columbus Business First Newspaper.
  • International Hearing Society, Chairperson for the Institute of International Hearing Studies (Education Committee) and member of both the Distance Learning Committees and Tinnitus Committees
Professional Publications in the
  • Law (Business, Employment, and Healthcare)
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Strategic Planning and Management
  • Clinical Audiology
  • Hearing Instruments Technology
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Nutrition
  • Nursing 
  • Human Resources
  • Quality Management
Professional Presentations for the Following Organizations 
  • Ohio State Society of Medical Assistants
  • Eastland Career Center
  • New Jersey Society of Hearing Healthcare Providers
  • Northeast Conference of Hearing Health Professionals
  • Human Resources Association of Central Ohio
  • Philippine Senior Association of Central Ohio
  • International Hearing Society
  • Academy of Doctors of Audiology
  • Mid-American Conference on Hearing
  • Ohio Sleep Medicine Association
  • Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute
  • Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
  • American College of Audiosprosthology
  • Ohio Society of Electroencephalographic Technologists
  • Ohio College of Healthcare Administrators
  • Ohio University
  • Research Planning Corporation
  • Hearing Healthcare Alliance of Ohio
  • Missouri Hearing Society
  • Forty-Plus of Central Ohio
  • Audina Hearing Instruments, Inc.
Upcoming Scheduled Presentations