Dr. Charles Lightdale, MD

Dr. Charles Lightdale, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 78
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Dr. Charles Lightdale, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1966 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.Read his story

180 Fort Washington Ave

New York, NY 10032

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lightdale's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Esophageal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lightdale treats Esophageal Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lightdale treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Esophageal Cancer
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lightdale treats Esophageal Cancer more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Lightdale treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Barrett's Esophagus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lightdale treats Barrett's Esophagus more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Lightdale treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Lightdale's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Anemia
Autoimmune Diseases
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Blood Disorders
Cancer
Celiac Disease
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enteritis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Indigestion
Nausea
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Peptic Ulcer
Reflux Esophagitis
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Ulcer
Unexplained Weight Loss
Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. 

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 1973
    New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1973
  • 1969
    New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital
    1969
  • 1968
    Yale New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1968
  • 1967
    Yale New Haven Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1967
  • 1966
    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School
    1966

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Dr. Lightdale is a world renown Dr. and a pioneer in his field. He is kind, takes the time to explain everything and is the utmost professional. His staff is just terrific. He saved my Mothers Life. I strongly suggest Dr. Lightdale!
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Dr. Lightdale is a kind and caring professional. He is one of the most highly recommended in his field, yet, unlike some,still has time to help patients understand their procedures and results. The Best!!
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Locations

Columbia University Medical Center Division of Digestive & Liver Diseases

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
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Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
MagnaCare
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Neighborhood Health Plan
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
POMCO Group
QualCare
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Medicaid
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid