Dr. Robert Chance DeWitt MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Robert DeWitt is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Alexandria, Louisiana and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital and Rapides Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and has been in practice for 19 years. He is one of 2 doctors at CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital and one of 3 at Rapides Regional Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
Education & Medical Training
University of Tennessee
Residency, General Surgery, 1995–2001
Texas Heart Institute
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2001–2003
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
Class of 1995
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
MS State Medical License
Active through 2014
LA State Medical License
Active through 2014
Awards, Honors & Recognition
Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification,
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
American College of Surgeons
Publications & Presentations
Use of cardiopulmonary bypass for tracheal resection: a case report.
DeWitt, R.C., Hallman, C.H.
Celiomesenteric trunk compression and absence of collateral vessels in the large intestine--a case report.
Dewitt, R. C., Cooley, D. A.
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3311 Prescott Rd
Alexandria, LA 71301
Phone: (318) 442-0106
Fax: (318) 442-8151