UAB MedCast

Mitral and Tricuspid Therapies

Clifton Lewis, Sr. MD | Mustafa Ahmed, MD - Speaker Bio
Dr. Clifton Lewis has been board certified since 1991 in adult cardiac surgery. He has special interest in the treatment of valvular heart disease and especially in minimally invasive and robotic approaches to valvular operations. 

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Mustafa Ahmed, MD, is an interventional cardiologist who treats heart valve and structural heart disease, which are conditions involving defects or damage in the walls, muscles, or valves of the heart. 

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Release Date: July 21, 2020
Expiration Date: July 21, 2023

Disclosure Information:

Ronan O’Beirne, EdD, MBA
Director, UAB Continuing Medical Education

Katelyn Hiden
Physician Marketing Manager, UAB Health System

The planners have no commercial affiliations to disclose.


Mustafa Ahmed, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, UAB Interventional Cardiology

Clifton Lewis, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, UAB Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Kazamel has disclosed the following commercial interests:
· Abbott, Medtronic, Edwards' Lifesciences – Consulting Fee
· Abbott, Medtronic – Payment for Lectures, including Service on Speakers Bureaus

Dr. Lewis has no commercial affiliations to disclose.

There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Topic Info:Mustafa Ahmed MD and Clifton Lewis, Sr. MD discuss mitral and tricuspid therapies. They share what problems can occur with the mitral and tricuspid valves, what conditions can cause these valves to fail and what minimally invasive and percutaneous surgical options are available at UAB. They also talk about the current trials that UAB is participating in and the future of valve surgery and repair.