Lucas Witer, MD

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Lucas Witer, MD

Physician in Charleston, SC
Specialties:Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiology - Heart Failure & Transplant
NPI #1134431281

Lucas John Witer, MD

Dr. Lucas Witer is a fellowship-trained cardiothoracic surgeon in Charleston, South Carolina who specializes in heart transplantation, coronary artery disease, aortic valve surgery and advanced heart failure. He is a part of the MUSC Heart and Vascular multidisciplinary team, collaborating with world class colleagues in areas like cardiology and vascular surgery.MUSC Health has a Blue Distinction® Center+ designation in the area of cardiac care. The MUSC Health heart program is ranked high-performing in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, heart bypass surgery and heart failure by U.S. News & World Report. Dr. Witer completed residency in general surgery at the Oakland University – William Beaumont Hospital, a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at the New York Presbyterian– Weill Cornell Medical Center and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He continued advanced subspecialty training at the New York Presbyterian – Columbia University Medical Center in heart failure, advanced mechanical circulatory support, ventricular assist device implantation and cardiac transplantation.

Board Certifications: Surgery
Clinical Areas of Interest
  • Mitral valve prolapse
  • Mitral valve regurgitation
  • Aortic aneurysm
  • Tricuspid regurgitation
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) care
  • Advanced heart failure
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart transplant
  • Mechanical circulatory support

Insurances Accepted

Insurance plans vary by individual. Please contact your insurance provider to check your coverage.

My Offices

  • Map of 25 Courtenay Dr in Charleston
    MUSC Health Ashley River Tower
    Primary Office
    25 Courtenay Dr
    Charleston, SC 29425
    Day of the WeekHours
    MondayOpen 24 Hours
    TuesdayOpen 24 Hours
    WednesdayOpen 24 Hours
    ThursdayOpen 24 Hours
    FridayOpen 24 Hours
    SaturdayOpen 24 Hours
    SundayOpen 24 Hours
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