Robert Kenneth Lewis, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Email address robert.lewis@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2011 - 2014
  • Chief Fellow, Cardiovascular Medicine, Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 2010 - 2011
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship, Investigator Track, Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 2007 - 2011
  • Posdoctoral Research Fellow, Physiology And Biophysics, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 2007 - 2009
  • Categorical Internal Medicine Residency, Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 2004 - 2007
  • Ph.D., University of Louisville School of Medicine, 2010
  • M.S., University of Louisville School of Medicine, 2008
  • M.D., University of Louisville School of Medicine, 2004
  • M.B.A., University of Louisville, 2002

Publications

Black-Maier, Eric, Xinru Ren, Benjamin A. Steinberg, Cynthia L. Green, Adam S. Barnett, Normita Sta Rosa, Sana M. Al-Khatib, et al. “Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction..” Heart Rhythm 15, no. 5 (May 2018): 651–57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2017.12.001.

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29222043
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Friedman, Daniel J., Eric W. Black-Maier, Adam S. Barnett, Sean D. Pokorney, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Kevin P. Jackson, Tristram D. Bahnson, et al. “Left Atrial Appendage Electrical Isolation for Treatment of Recurrent Atrial Fibrillation: A Meta-Analysis..” Jacc Clin Electrophysiol 4, no. 1 (January 2018): 112–20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2017.07.007.

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29600775
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Pokorney, Sean D., Xiaojuan Mi, Robert K. Lewis, Melissa Greiner, Laurence M. Epstein, Roger G. Carrillo, Emily P. Zeitler, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Donald D. Hegland, and Jonathan P. Piccini. “Outcomes Associated With Extraction Versus Capping and Abandoning Pacing and Defibrillator Leads..” Circulation 136, no. 15 (October 10, 2017): 1387–95. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.027636.

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28830879
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Ehieli, Wendy L., Daniel T. Boll, Daniele Marin, Robert Lewis, Jonathan P. Piccini, and Lynne M. Hurwitz. “Use of Preprocedural MDCT for Cardiac Implantable Electric Device Lead Extraction: Frequency of Findings That Change Management..” Ajr Am J Roentgenol 208, no. 4 (April 2017): 770–76. https://doi.org/10.2214/AJR.16.16897.

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28075624
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Kingery, Justin R., Tariq Hamid, Robert K. Lewis, Mohamed Ameen Ismahil, Shyam S. Bansal, Gregg Rokosh, Tim M. Townes, Suzanne T. Ildstad, Steven P. Jones, and Sumanth D. Prabhu. “Leukocyte iNOS is required for inflammation and pathological remodeling in ischemic heart failure..” Basic Res Cardiol 112, no. 2 (March 2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00395-017-0609-2.

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28238121
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Zeitler, Emily P., Sean D. Pokorney, Ke Zhou, Robert K. Lewis, Ruth Ann Greenfield, James P. Daubert, David B. Matchar, and Jonathan P. Piccini. “Cable externalization and electrical failure of the Riata family of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator leads: A systematic review and meta-analysis..” Heart Rhythm 12, no. 6 (June 2015): 1233–40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2015.03.005.

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25998139
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Pokorney, Sean D., Ke Zhou, David B. Matchar, Sean Love, Emily P. Zeitler, Robert Lewis, and Jonathan P. Piccini. “Optimal management of Riata leads with no known electrical abnormalities or externalization: a decision analysis..” J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 26, no. 2 (February 2015): 184–91. https://doi.org/10.1111/jce.12563.

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25311559
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Krishnamoorthy, Arun, Sean D. Pokorney, Robert K. Lewis, James P. Daubert, Ruth A. Greenfield, Donald D. Hegland, Carmelo A. Milano, et al. “Cardiac implantable electronic device removal in patients with left ventricular assist device associated infections..” J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 25, no. 11 (November 2014): 1199–1205. https://doi.org/10.1111/jce.12461.

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24890850
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Lewis, Robert K., Sean D. Pokorney, Ruth Ann Greenfield, Patrick M. Hranitzky, Donald D. Hegland, Jacob N. Schroder, Shu S. Lin, et al. “Preprocedural ECG-gated computed tomography for prevention of complications during lead extraction..” Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 37, no. 10 (October 2014): 1297–1305. https://doi.org/10.1111/pace.12485.

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25195955
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Daubert, James P., and Robert K. Lewis. “Smarter deployment of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in nonischemic cardiomyopathy: feasible or mythical?.” J Am Coll Cardiol 63, no. 18 (May 13, 2014): 1890–91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2013.12.022.

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24486276
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