Matthew Jason Lewis, MD

Cardiovascular Disease
Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Internal Medicine
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Matthew Lewis MD MPH is a cardiologist who specializes in general cardiology and adult congenital heart disease. He has a clinical interest in complex congenital heart disease and is a co-director of the Adult Single Ventricle Clinic at Columbia University Medical Center and serves as the director of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Research Program. Dr. Lewis is board certified in Cardiovascular Medicine and Adult Congenital Heart Disease.

Dr. Lewis completed his MD and Masters in Public Health from Harvard Medical School. Following, he completed the Harvard combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital where he served as Chief Resident. After residency, Dr. Lewis completed fellowship training at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center where he also served as Chief Fellow prior to completing an Adult Congenital Heart Disease Fellowship.

Dr. Lewis has experience with patient care, teaching and research and has received grant funding from the National Institute of Health and Adult Congenital Heart Association as a primary investigator and from the Department of Defense as a co-investigator. He has published extensively in the field of Congenital Heart Disease and has particular research focus on utilizing translational research and genomics to improve the outcomes of patients with single ventricle physiology.

Dr. Lewis sees patients at Columbia University Medical Center in Washington Heights, NY

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Adult Cardiology
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD)
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrioventricular Canal Defect
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Complex Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Abnormalities
  • Fontan
  • Pulmonary Stenosis
  • Single Ventricle Physiology
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Transposition of the Great Arteries
  • Ventricular Septal Defect

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Administrative Titles

  • Director of Research, Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Male

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161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted

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  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


  • ConnectiCare
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  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
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  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care


  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management


  • Special Needs


  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford HMO
  • Oxford Liberty
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth


  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

World Trade Center Health Plan

  • World Trade Center Health Plan

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Internship: Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Committees, Societies, Councils

Member, The Alliance for Adult Research in Congenital Cardiology (AARCC)

Member, Advanced Cardiac Therapies Improving Outcomes Network (ACTION)

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease


Selected Publications

Grubb CS, Lewis M, Whang W, Biviano A, Hickey K, Rosenbaum M, Garan H. Catheter Ablation for Atrial Tachycardia in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease: Electrophysiological Predictors of Acute Procedural Success and Post-Procedure Atrial Tachycardia Recurrence. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2019 Apr;5(4):438-447. doi: 10.1016/j.jacep.2018.10.011. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Lewis M, Rosenbaum M. When Should Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients be Considered for Transplant and Deciding Which Organs to Transplant. M.Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2018 Sep 15. pii: S0033-0620(18)30187-7. doi: 10.1016/j.pcad.2018.09.004.

Lewis M, Biviano A, Hickey K, Garan H, Rosenbaum M. Predictors and rates of recurrence of atrial arrhythmias following catheter ablation in adults with congenital heart disease. Congenit Heart Dis. Congenit Heart Dis. 2019 Mar;14(2):207-212. doi: 10.1111/chd.12695. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

Lewis M, Rosenbaum M. "The Miracle Baby Grows Up: Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome in the Adult." Cur Cardiol Rep. 2017; 19(8):74.

Bikedil B, Green P, Lewis M, Rosenbaum M. "Thrombotic and Thromboembolic Complications in Patients with Adult Congenital Heart Disease." Int J of Card P. April 2017, 2(2):30-32.

Wang H, Kalfa D, Rosenbaum M, Ginns J, Lewis M, Glickstein J, Bacha E, Chai P. "Scimitar Syndrome In Children And Adults". Annals of Thoracic Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb;105(2):592-598. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.06.061. Epub 2017 Oct 18.

Lewis M, Hecht E, Ginns J, Benton J, Prince M, Rosenbaum MS. "Serial cardiac MRIS in adult Fontan patients detect progressive hepatic enlargement and congestion." Congenit Heart Dis. 2017 Mar;12(2):153-158. doi: 10.1111/chd.12422.

Lewis M, Kennedy K, Ginns J, Crystal M, Torres A, Vincent J, Rosenbaum M. "Factors Associated with Procedural Success and Adverse Events in Pulmonary Artery Stenting: Insights from the NCDR." J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016. March. 22; 67(11):1327-35.

Lewis M, Ginns J, Ye S, Chai P, Quaegebeur J, Bacha E, Rosenbaum M. "Post-operative Tricuspid Regurgitation following Adult Congenital Heart Surgery is Associated with Adverse Clinical Outcomes." Journal of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery. 2016 Feb.151(2):460-5.

Lewis M, Ginns J, Schulze C, Lippel M, Chai P, Bacha E, Mancini D, Rosenbaum R, Farr MJ. "Outcomes of Adult Patients with Congenital Heart Disease following Heart Transplantation: The Impact of Disease Type, Prior Thoracic Surgeries and Bystander Organ Dysfunction." Journal of Cardiac Failure. 2016. July; 22(7): 578-82.

Ye S, Rabbani LE, Kelly CR, Kelly MR, Lewis M, Paz Y, Peck CL, Rao S, Bokhari S, Weiner SD, Einstein AJ. "Can Physicians Identify Inappropriate Nuclear Stress Tests? An Examination of Inter-rater Reliability for the 2009 Appropriate Use Criteria for Radionuclide Imaging". Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 2015 Jan;8(1):23-9

Lewis M, O'Connor DS, Rozenshtien A, Ye S, Einstein AJ, Ginns JM, Rosenbaum MS. "Usefulness of Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Guide Referral for Pulmonary Valve Replacement in Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot." Am J Cardiol. 2014 Nov 1;114(9):1406-11.

Lewis M, Ginns J, Rosenbaum M "Is systemic right ventricular function by Cardiac MRI related to the degree of tricuspid regurgitation in congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries?. Int J Cardiol. 2014 Jul 1;174(3):586-9.

Valente A, Lewis M, Vaziri S, et. al. "Outcomes of adolescents and adults undergoing primary Fontan procedure." Am J Cardiol. 2013. Dec 15; 112(12): 1938-1942.