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

Fellow (FACS), 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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