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 in 1995. 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 general cardiology fellowship at New York University where he served as Chief Fellow before going to Weill Cornell Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital for further 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.
Specific Areas of Interest in Cardiology
Primary prevention and the medical management of heart disease
Away from the practice, Dr. Lewitton loves running and biking. After five years of dodging taxis in New York, he is excited to be able to run around Town Lake. He also enjoys reading novels and traveling to new places, especially if it involves hiking or a fun outdoor activity.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Internal Medicine: Parkland Memorial Hospital
General Cardiology: New York University
Certifications & Memberships
Board certified in Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, and Internal Medicine.
- Interventional Cardiology
- Cardiovascular Diseases
- Internal Medicine