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Gastroenterologist (digestive)
45 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(9)
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Charles Lightdale is Excellent. Dr. Lightdale has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
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Promptness 4.3
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Courteous Staff 5.0
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 5.0
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Follows Up After Visit 4.7
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Charles Lightdale, MD is board certified in Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 28 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Barrett Esophagus
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Digestive System Cancer
  • Digestive System Endoscopy (EGD)
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Esophageal Stenosis
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases (GI Diseases)
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
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Education & Awards

Dr. Lightdale graduated from Columbia University, New York. He has 17 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Barrett Esophagus
Digestive System Cancer (Digestive System Neoplasm)
Digestive System Endoscopy
Endoscopy
Esophagoscopy
Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
Gastrointestinal Cancer (Gastrointestinal Neoplasm)
Gastrointestinal Diseases (GI Diseases)
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Gastroscopy
Pancreatic Cancer (Pancreatic Neoplasm)
Stomach Cancer (Stomach Neoplasm)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (1999 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Lightdale has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia 
  • New York Presbyterian / Westchester 

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Charles J Lightdale MD is a male Internist, has 45 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Charles J. Lightdale practice?
Dr. Charles Lightdale has 3 office locations.
Dr. Charles Lightdale practices Gastroenterology near New York, NY.
See New York Gastroenterologists.