Lucas Witer, MD

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

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Insurances Accepted

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
  • English
  • Male

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