Dr. Robert Lightfoot Jr, MD

Dr. Robert Lightfoot Jr, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 81
Dr. Robert Lightfoot Jr, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 52 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1961 and specializes in rheumatology.

135 E Maxwell St Ste 401

Lexington, KY 40508

Contact Information

(859) 323-6700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 90% of peers
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
more than 86% of peers
more than 69% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

57  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1961
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1962
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1963
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1964
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1966

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Robert Lightfoot Jr, MD
He is a textbook doctor. If you don't fit the mold, he acts like you are a hypochondriac. I had a Central Nervous System disorder multiple autoimmune diseases - I recently became aware of Sub acute Cutaneous Lupus and the V-neck rash which I had at the time I saw him-the rash appeared only after...Read More
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