Dr. Clifton Lewis Sr, MD

Dr. Clifton Lewis Sr, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  |  
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Age 60
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Dr. Clifton Lewis Sr, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1983 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery.

833 Princeton Ave SW Ste 200A

Birmingham, AL 35211

Contact Information

(205) 786-2776

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Lewis Sr' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lewis Sr performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lewis Sr performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Heart Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lewis Sr performs Heart Surgery more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Lewis Sr performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lewis Sr performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lewis Sr performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Dr. Lewis Sr' conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lung Surgery
Maze Procedure
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Open Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement With Robotic Assistance
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Thoracentesis
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

1990
Texas Medical Center Houston-Texas Heart Institute
Residency Hospital
1987
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Residency Hospital
1984
University Of Alabama Hospital
Internship Hospital
1983
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School
1979
University Of Alabama
Undergraduate School
1990
1987
1984
1983
1979

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lewis Sr' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lewis Sr

4.7

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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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.
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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