Dr. Steven Lewitton, MD

Dr. Steven Lewitton, MD

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44 y/o
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Dr. Steven Lewitton, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Austin, TX. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 16 years.

Cardio Texas, PLLC

1015 E 32nd St Ste 508

Austin, TX 78705
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Lewitton performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Heart Murmur
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more than 93% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lewitton "Dr. Lewitton is originally from South Africa but grew up in Kansas City. He first moved to Austin in 1991 to attend college at the University of Texas. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and with High Honors from UT in 1995, and then moved to Dallas where he attended medical school at the Univerity of Texas Southwestern Medical School. After medical school, Dr. Lewitton completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas before moving to New York City for further training. While in New York, Dr. Lewitton completed his General Cardiology Fellowship at New York University where he served as Chief Fellow before going to Weill Cornell Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hosptial for futher training in Interventional Cardiology and the percutaneous treatment of Peripheral Vascular Disease. During Fellowship, Dr. Lewitton was extensively involved in basic science research exploring gap junction molecules and their role in the molecular mechanism responsible for arrhythmias. He also pursued clinical research comparing intravascular ultrasound to computed tomography (CT) in the measurement of coronary plaque burden and complications of peripheral vascular disease. His research has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals."

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Cardiac Angiography
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Thoracentesis
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • New York University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lewitton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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St. David's Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cardiac Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Lewitton is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Lewitton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lewitton to family and friends
4.6
based on 9 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Lewitton's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Austin, TX |
He seemed to listen well & was very respectful. I was also happy with nurse Inga & her assistant They all treated me professionally & worked well together.
in Austin, TX |
I have been a patient of Dr. Lewitton for several years, and he has always been an attentive, courteous and caring physician. I've never felt like "Just another number" with Dr. Lewitton and Cardio Texas. Highly recommended
St Jo, TX |
I appreciated that Dr. Lewitton listened to my concerns and was willing to have tests performed to put my mind at ease.
in Cedar Park, TX |
This is truly an exceptional, caring physician. Knowledgeable, caring, professional. Definitely recommend him!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lewitton accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Lewitton has admitting privileges

St. David's Medical Center
919 E 32nd St
Austin, TX 78705
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St. David's North Austin Medical Center
12221 North Mopac Expressway
Austin, TX 78758
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St. David's South Austin Medical Center
901 W Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
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