Dr. David Lightfoot, MD

Dr. David Lightfoot, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. David Lightfoot, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Santa Rosa, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from NWU FIENBERG SCH OF MED in 1980 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

720 4th St

Santa Rosa, CA 95404

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lightfoot performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Presbyopia
high
more than 80% of peers
Glaucoma
high
more than 77% of peers
Farsightedness
normal
more than 76% of peers

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Dr. Lightfoot's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lightfoot "Born in San Francisco, CA, Dr. David Lightfoot moved to Santa Rosa, CA in 1956. He began his education at Santa Rosa Junior College, transferred to the University of Oregon, and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in History from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington. He obtained his M.D. degree from Northwestern University at Chicago and completed his ophthalmology residency at Hahnemann, now Drexel University in Philadelphia. He also completed a neuro-ophthalmology fellowship at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia and is certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lightfoot "Dr. Lightfoot has been a general ophthalmologist since early 1986 when he joined the family practice. His special interests are with glaucoma and neuro-ophthalmology. Dr. Lightfoot is active in the community and currently serves as the Chair of the Continuing Medical Education Committee at Memorial Hospital, and member of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad Historical Society."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

58  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • NWU FIENBERG SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Mare Island Naval Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1945
  • Hahnemann U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Worcester City Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Pennsylvania Hospital Of University of Pennsylvania Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lightfoot has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lightfoot's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lightfoot to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Lightfoot's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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