Faculty Profile

Charles Lewinstein, MD

Charles J. Lewinstein, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Telephone: 678.843.5400

Email: clewins@emory.edu

Certification: Vascular Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member: 2014


Dr. Lewinstein received his MD from the Keck School of Medicine of USC, completed his general surgery residency at Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center in 1986, and did his vascular surgery fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine from 1986-1987.

Dr. Lewinstein originally practiced general and vascular surgery in Laguna Hills, CA. After moving to Atlanta, he began focusing exclusively on vascular surgery. He started practicing at Saint Joseph's Hospital in 1992.

He has served on the board of directors of Saint Joseph’s Heart and Vascular Institute as well as chief of the hospital's section of vascular surgery. In 2012, he became an Emory Specialty Associate based at Saint Joseph's, and was officially appointed a faculty member of the Emory division of vascular surgery in 2014.


  • Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital

  • Emory University Hospital

  • Northside Hospital

  • Northside Hospital, Forsyth

  • North Fulton Hospital


  • Undergraduate, University of California, Los Angeles, Class of 1977

  • MD, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Class of 1981

  • General Surgery Internship, Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center, 1981-1982  

  • General Surgery Residency, Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center, 1982-1986  

  • Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, 1986-1987

Current Organizational Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow

  • Society for Vascular Surgery

  • Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery

  • Southern Association for Vascular Surgery

  • Atlanta Vascular Society

Special Interests

  • Endovascular management of vascular disease

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm treatment

  • Thoracic aortic aneurysm treatment

  • Carotid artery disease

  • Peripheral arterial disease

  • Dialysis access

  • Varicose vein disease