Dr. Timothy Light, MD

Critical Care Surgery •  Male • Age 53
  
Dr. Light

Surgical Services PC

510 E Bloomington St Iowa City, IA 52245

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(319) 338-9247

Dr. Timothy Light, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in Iowa City, IA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1997 and specializes in critical care surgery.


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(319) 338-9247

Dr. Light accepts the following insurance:

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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
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Background Check

1 board action Found
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (1/25/2013)View details
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Dr. Light's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystotomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Timothy Light, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in Iowa City, IA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1997 and specializes in critical care surgery.

Specialties

  • Critical Care Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

2005
Washington Hospital Center
Fellowship Hospital
2002
Washington Hospital Center
Residency Hospital
1998
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1997
New York Medical College
Medical School

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Locations

Surgical Services PC

Surgical Services PC510 E Bloomington St Iowa City, IA 52245
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University of Iowa Hosp Medicine Specialties Clinic

University of Iowa Hosp Medicine Specialties Clinic200 Hawkins Dr Iowa City, IA 52242
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Mercy Iowa City

Iowa City, IA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)