Dr. Clifton Lewis Sr, MD


Cardiovascular Surgery | Male

Princeton Cardiothoracic Surgery 833 Princeton Ave SW Ste 200A Birmingham, AL 35211 Get Directions
Dr. Clifton Lewis Sr, MD

Dr. Clifton Lewis Sr, MD is a cardiovascular surgery doctor who practices in Birmingham, AL. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Lewis Sr is affiliated with Princeton Baptist Medical Center.

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Dr. Lewis Sr' Care Philosophy

I grew up with a father who practiced medicine. From a young age I realized the rewards of healing the sick and knew that I wanted to follow in my father's footsteps as a physician, particularly as a heart surgeon. The greatest gift I recieve in my work is to be able to give a patient a better quality of life using the most advanced surgical techniques.

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Patient Comments (5)
in Jasper, Al |
Dr Lewis made me feel comfortable about my valve replacement. He is very patient oriented, and improved my quality of life 10 fold. It is very possible God guides his hands . I will tell anyone with heart trouble this is the person to see.
in Fayette,Al. |
I would recommend Dr Lewis for anyone that's needs heart surgery. Dr Lewis replaced my aorta valve using the tavr valve 3pm the same day I was wanting up and running no side effects except the site where they went in my leg had it done on Wednesday an went home Saturday. Thank you so much Dr Lewis an team for saving my life
in Bradenton, FL |
Met with Dr. Lewis for a consultation regarding my Mitral Valve Regurgitation. His ability to educate and disarm my fears were greatly appreciated. He ordered a 3D TEE which was executed professionally by the staff of Dr. Ahmed. The results were then reviewed with me by Dr. Lewis. Look no further, he and Gloria (his office Manager) are absolutely the best.
in Soddy Daisy, TN |
I would highly recommend Dr. Lewis for any kind of heart surgery. He replaced my Aortic valve using a minimally invasive procedure. He was by to see about me everyday and his supporting cast right down to the people who cleaned your room were great. His consultation with my wife and myself answered all question about the procedure and created a very positive atmosphere.
in Huntsville, AL |
Dr. Lewis performed a repair on my mitral valve with the Da Vinci Medical Robot. He guided me with excellent counsel each step of the way and saw me every day in the hospital. I felt secure in his hands. All of the nursing staff at the hospital knew how he wanted things done. I felt very cared for and well taken care of at the hospital.
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Dr. Lewis Sr' Care Philosophy

I grew up with a father who practiced medicine. From a young age I realized the rewards of healing the sick and knew that I wanted to follow in my father's footsteps as a physician, particularly as a heart surgeon. The greatest gift I recieve in my work is to be able to give a patient a better quality of life using the most advanced surgical techniques.

Dr. Lewis Sr' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery, Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease


  • Medical School
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Alabama Hospital

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Texas Medical Center Houston-Texas Heart Institute

    Completed in 1990

    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Completed in 1987

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Alabama

    Graduated in 1979

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Cardiovascular Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Open Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement With Robotic Assistance
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy