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Dr. Clifton Lewis, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 66
Dr. Clifton Lewis, MD
4.7 (28 Ratings)
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Dr. Clifton Lewis, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Birmingham, AL.
Dr. Clifton Lewis, MD
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Dr. Clifton Lewis, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 66
Birmingham, AL
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience
Dr. Clifton Lewis, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Birmingham, AL.

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Dr. Clifton Lewis, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Birmingham, AL and has 41 years experience. They graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham Heersink School of Medicine in 1983 and completed a residency at Texas Medical Center Houston-Texas Heart Institute|University of Alabama at Birmingham.They currently practice at The Kirklin Clinic Cardiology Clinic and are affiliated with Princeton Baptist Medical Center. At present, Dr. Lewis received an average rating of 4.7/5 from patients and has been reviewed 28 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Lewis also speaks Spanish. Dr. Lewis is board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Mitral Valve Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Septal Defect
Carotid Artery Disease
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Constipation
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Obstruction
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Septal Defect
Subacute Endocarditis
Systolic Heart Failure
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aortic Arch Repair
Aortic Repair
Aortic Valve Surgery
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement
Mitral Valve Repair
Port Placements or Replacements
Thoracentesis
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Aortopulmonary Septal Defect
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Heart Tumors
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biventricular Heart Failure
Bone Cancer
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cardiac Tamponade
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Dissection
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Empyema
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Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Varices
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Graft vs Host Disease
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Ileus
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Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Interstitial Lung Disease
Ischemic Colitis
Lipomas
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Lung Cancer
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mediastinal Tumors
Megacolon
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Noninfective Endocarditis
Nonrheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Osteosarcoma
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pneumonitis
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thyroid Nodule
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventricular Fibrillation
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Atherectomy
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Colectomy
Diaphragmatic Paraesophagel Hernia Robotic Assist
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Polypectomy
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Excision
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Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparotomy
Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy with Robotic Assist
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mitral Valve Bicuspidization
Mitral Valve Prosthetic Implantation
Mitral Valve Replacement
Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilatn Robotic Assist
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Heart Mitral Valvuloplasty Robotic A
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Graft
Vagotomy
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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Insurance Accepted

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Locations

  1. 1 Surgical Dermatology Kirklin Clinic
    2000 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
  2. 2 Heart & Thoracic Services - Princeton
    833 Princeton Ave SW Ste 200A, Birmingham, AL 35211

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Jul 24, 2023
Had bypass 9/11/2020 after heart attack Dr Lewis saved my life and I will be forever grateful. Would recommend him always.
Tim Duncan — Jul 24, 2023
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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.

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Biography
  • Dr. Clifton Lewis, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham Heersink School of Medicine in 1983. He specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery and General Surgery.
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Languages Spoken
Spanish
Languages Spoken
Specialties*
Cardiothoracic Surgery
General Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Heersink School of Medicine
    1983
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • University of Alabama Hospital
    1984
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Texas Medical Center Houston-Texas Heart Institute|University of Alabama at Birmingham
    1990
Residency Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Clifton Lewis, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Lewis' profile.

Dr. Clifton Lewis, MD is affiliated with Princeton Baptist Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. Clifton Lewis, MD holds board certification in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Princeton Baptist Medical Center

    701 Princeton Ave SW, Birmingham, AL