Dr. David Lightman, MD

Dr. David Lightman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. David Lightman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Williamsport, PA. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine and specializes in ophthalmology.

800 W 4th St Ste 104

Williamsport, PA 17701

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 94% of peers
Macular Edema
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Lightman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lightman "I am dedicated to providing quality and compassionate care for patients with disorders or the retina and vitreous. We use state of the aret equipment and techniques to achieve quality goals and outcomes."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

89  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Degeneration - Nanophthalmos - Glaucoma
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Disinsertion Syndrome
  • Retinal Dysplasia, X - Linked
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Telangiectasia and Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa - Deafness - Mental Retardation - Hypogonadism
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa - Mental Retardation - Deafness
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa 1
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa 27
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa 29
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa Deafness Hypogenitalism
  • Retinitis Punctata Albescens
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinohepatoendocrinologic Syndrome
  • Retinopathic Oxygen Toxicity
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy - Anemia - CNS Anomalies
  • Retinopathy - Aplastic Anemia - Neurological Abnormalities
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinopathy, Arteriosclerotic
  • Retinopathy, Pigmentary - Mental Retardation
  • Retinoschisis
  • Retinoschisis of Fovea
  • Retinoschisis, Autosomal Dominant
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreoretinal Degeneration
  • Vitreoretinochoroidopathy Dominant
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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16  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Injection Therapy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

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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

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Tufts New England Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wilmer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lightman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lightman's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lightman to family and friends
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Lightman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
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