Book an appointment with Steve Lewitton, MD
Steve Lewitton, MD, is originally from South Africa but grew up in Kansas City. He moved to Austin in 1991 to attend college at the University of Texas and graduated with High Honors. He then moved to Dallas where he attended the University 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 Cardiology Fellowship at New York University where he served as Chief Fellow. He completed his Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Weill Cornell Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital.
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 published clinical research comparing noninvasive imaging with coronary angiography. Dr. Lewitton's specific areas of interest in Cardiology include primary prevention and the medical management of heart disease, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography and interventional cardiology.
Dr. Lewitton has been in practice in Austin since 2009. He works at St David's Medical Center where he is the Chief of Cardiology. In addition to his practice in Central Austin, he has an outreach clinic in Manor, Texas. He is an active member of the Travis County Medical Society.
Dr. Lewitton has been recognized as a Texas Rising Star and as one of Austin's Top Doctors by Austin Monthly Magazine.
Away from the practice of Cardiology, Dr. Lewitton enjoys spending time with his family, reading and jogging around Town Lake.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Internal Medicine: Parkland Memorial Hospital
General Cardiology: New York University
Interventional Cardiology: Weill Cornell Medical College
Certifications & Memberships
Board certified in Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, and Internal Medicine.
- Interventional Cardiology
- Cardiovascular Diseases
- Internal Medicine