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

Bicong, Li, John Carson Allen, Kelly Arps, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Tristram D. Bahnson, James P. Daubert, Camille Frazier-Mills, et al. “Leadless pacemaker implantation after lead extraction for cardiac implanted electronic device infection.” J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 33, no. 3 (March 2022): 464–70. https://doi.org/10.1111/jce.15363.

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35029307
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Sampognaro, James R., Robert K. Lewis, Eric Black-Maier, Sean D. Pokorney, Donald D. Hegland, and Jonathan P. Piccini. “Cases of Azygous Coil Extraction.” Heart Rhythm O2 3, no. 1 (February 2022): 65–69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hroo.2021.12.004.

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35243437
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Arps, Kelly, Jonathan P. Piccini, Rebecca Yapejian, Rhonda Leguire, Brenda Smith, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Tristram D. Bahnson, et al. “Optimizing mechanically sensed atrial tracking in patients with atrioventricular-synchronous leadless pacemakers: A single-center experience.” Heart Rhythm O2 2, no. 5 (October 2021): 455–62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hroo.2021.08.003.

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34667960
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Vatterott, Pierce, Andrew De Kock, Eric F. Hammill, and Robert Lewis. “Strategies to increase the INGEVITY lead strength during lead extraction procedures based on laboratory bench testing.” Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 44, no. 8 (August 2021): 1320–30. https://doi.org/10.1111/pace.14303.

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34184293
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Gold, Michael R., Pier D. Lambiase, Mikhael F. El-Chami, Reinoud E. Knops, Johan D. Aasbo, Maria Grazia Bongiorni, Andrea M. Russo, et al. “Primary Results From the Understanding Outcomes With the S-ICD in Primary Prevention Patients With Low Ejection Fraction (UNTOUCHED) Trial.” Circulation 143, no. 1 (January 5, 2021): 7–17. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.048728.

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33073614
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Black-Maier, Eric, Robert K. Lewis, Adam S. Barnett, Sean D. Pokorney, Albert Y. Sun, Jason I. Koontz, James P. Daubert, and Jonathan P. Piccini. “Subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator troubleshooting in patients with a left ventricular assist device: A case series and systematic review.” Heart Rhythm 17, no. 9 (September 2020): 1536–44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.04.019.

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32304733
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Black-Maier, Eric, Robert K. Lewis, Rahul Loungani, Michael Rehorn, Daniel J. Friedman, Muath Bishawi, Jacob N. Schroder, et al. “Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Surgery Following Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.” Jacc Clin Electrophysiol 6, no. 9 (September 2020): 1131–39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2020.04.030.

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32972548
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Wang, Allen, Tracy Truong, Eric Black-Maier, Cynthia Green, Kristen B. Campbell, Adam S. Barnett, Janice Febre, et al. “Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with diabetes mellitus.” Heart Rhythm O2 1, no. 3 (August 2020): 180–88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hroo.2020.04.006.

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34113872
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Lewis, Robert K., Sean D. Pokorney, Donald D. Hegland, and Jonathan P. Piccini. “Hands on: How to approach patients undergoing lead extraction.” J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 31, no. 7 (July 2020): 1801–8. https://doi.org/10.1111/jce.14244.

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31626390
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Black-Maier, Eric, Robert K. Lewis, Michael Rehorn, Rahul Loungani, Daniel J. Friedman, Camille Frazier-Mills, Kevin P. Jackson, et al. “Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator lead revision following left ventricular assist device implantation.” J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 31, no. 6 (June 2020): 1509–18. https://doi.org/10.1111/jce.14487.

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32275340
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