Dr. Steven Lewitton, MD

Dr. Steven Lewitton, MD

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45 y/o
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Dr. Steven Lewitton, MD is a cardiology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

Cardio Texas, PLLC

1015 E 32nd St Ste 508

Austin, TX 78705
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

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

Heart Murmur
very high
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

Dr. Lewitton's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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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3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

4  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*

52  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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25  Procedures

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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Dr. Lewitton's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lewitton to family and friends
13 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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 (8)

I was pleased how well Dr. Lewitton listened to my concerns and did not seem to be in a hurry to be done. Not the expected in this day and age,
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I am a new patient that just moved to Austin, but have been treated by a cardiologist for some time. Dr. Lewitton welcomed me, carefully went through my history and reviewed my file from my previous cardiologist, as well as asking him for more information. He outlined a treatment plan and we are...more
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Very professional and knowledgeable. He takes the time to answer questions and doesn’t rush through the appointment.
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Smart doctor. Knows his stuff. Couteous; takes his time. Easy to get appointment. Highly recommended.
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He's an awesome doctor. My heart health has vastly improved under his care. My cholesterol down. I'm no longer living in constant fear of having another stroke. His staff is super friendly and polite. He's also pretty hot as far as doctors go. Up there with McDreamy and McSteamy.
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