4860 Y St., Suite 0200
Sacramento, CA 95817
B.S., UC Davis, Davis, California, 1978
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1986-87
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, 1991
California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology
Select Recent Publications:
Sauve, MJ, WR Lewis, M Blankenbiller, B Rickabaugh, S Pressler. Cognitive impairments in chronic heart failure: A case controlled study. Journal of Cardiac Failure 15(1):1-10, 2009.
Karnik RS, W Lewis, P Miles, L Baker. The effect of beta-blockade on heart rate recovery following exercise stress echocardiography. Preventive Cardiology 11(1):26-28, 2008.
Lewis WR, R Ganim, R Sabapathy. Utility of stress echocardiography in identifying significant coronary artery disease in patients with left bundle-branch block. Critical Pathways in Cardiology, 6(3):127-130, 2007.
Lewis WR. Echocardiography in the evaluation of patients in chest pain units. Cardiology Clinics. Nov;23(4):531-539, 2005.
Lewis WR and EA Amsterdam. Predictive instruments, critical care pathways, algorithms, and protocols in the rapid evaluation of chest pain. Critical Pathways in Cardiology; 4:30-36, 2005.
Amsterdam EA, JD Kirk, DB Diercks, WR Lewis, SD Turnipseed. Exercise testing in chest pain units: rationale, implementation, and results. Cardiology Clinics. Nov;23(4):503-516, 2005.
Ganim RP, WR Lewis, DB Diercks, D Kirk, R Sabapathy, L Baker L, EA Amsterdam. Right precordial and posterior electrocardiographic leads do not increase detection of ischemia in low-risk patients presenting with chest pain. Cardiology. 102:100-103. 2004
Amsterdam EA, JD Kirk, DB Diercks, SD Turnipseed, and WR Lewis. Early exercise testing for risk stratification of low-risk patients in chest pain centers. Critical Pathways in Cardiology; 3(3):114-120, 2004.