Dr. Clifton Lewis, Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. Clifton Lewis and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1983. To date, I have performed approximately 8,000 cardiac surgeries, of which 3,500 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at Princeton Baptist Medical Center. Read more...

11 Patient Reviews for Dr. Lewis

"Dr. Lewis robotically repaired my mitral valve. I was released three days later. My level of care during hospitalization was excellent!"

-- Avery Clenney, heart valve surgery patient

"Dr. Lewis was wonderful to me. His bedside manner was exceptional. He was very thorough in explaining everything to me. The whole staff that I had dealings with were wonderful to me. I was truly blessed the seven days I was there. I have not one complaint."

-- Eleanor Goocher, Aortic Valve, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, Valve Replacement, 05/02/2018

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My Specialities & Interests

Specific to heart valve surgery, you should know that I have several specialties including:

  • Robotic mitral valve repair
  • Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement
  • Tricuspid valve repair

In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:

  • Robotic approaches to cardiac surgery
  • Minimally invasive approaches to aortic valve replacement

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. Clifton Lewis, heart surgeon, graduated from University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1983.

Dr. Clifton Lewis completed his Surgery Residency at the University of Alabama in 1988. He then completed his Cardiovascular Surgery Residency at the Texas Heart Institute in 1990.

A leading cardiac surgeon, Dr. Lewis is certified by and/or affiliated with each of the following organizations:

* Alpha Omega Alpha
* American College of Surgeons (Fellow)
* Florida Medical Association
* Sarasota County Medical Society
* Tinsley Harrison Society
* John W. Kirklin Society
* The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (Fellow)
* The Denton A. Cooley Cardiovascular Surgical Society
* The Cooley Hands Society
* American College of Chest Physicians (Fellow)
* American College of Cardiology (Fellow)
* Southern Thoracic Surgical Association
* Heart Valve Society of America
* International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr. Clifton Lewis was recently elected to the executive council of the Alabama Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. The Alabama Chapter of the American College of Cardiology is a nonprofit state medical society comprised of physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists and practice managers.

Dr. Clifton Lewis

Princeton Baptist Medical Center
833 Princeton Ave. SW
Birmingham, AL 35205
(888) 850-0427

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