Primary Care Doctor, Family Practitioner
32 years of experience
Accepting new patients

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by Kevin on Apr 19th, 2015

I have read some of the reviews in this website and I find it very difficult to believe what the other reviews say about this doctor. I am from up north don't know anybody in Laredo Texas I had an emergency a month ago and went to the emergency room waited for 9 hours they let me go from the ER stating there was nothing wrong with me (after experiencing chest pain for more than 24 hours) the hospital still sent me home. All alone and without anybody In Laredo, a co- worker recommended Dr. Lightner to me so there I went to see him at his office not only did he explained what was wrong with me but he took the pain away. He sat with me examined me asked me a lot of questions about my health, personal questions, he even asked how my sex life was ! I sat there in his office thinking to myself no other doctor had ever asked me so many questions in my life ! I know now that he is one of the very few doctors that still practices medicine old school and has the outstanding bedside manners . He took care of me and even gave me his cell number in case of an emergency I had never seen service like this before anywhere else in the U.S. I thank you doctor lightner for helping get through that though time in my life God bless !

Mar 16th, 2015

Dr. Lightner is a great doctor! He really cares and has a great sense of humor and tells it as it is. No sugarcoating with him as he wants the best for you. Very much recommended!!!!

There are still a few good doctors! show details There are still a few good doctors!
by Joe on Jan 1st, 2015

Waited for about 45 min Worth the wait accurate diagnosis, I was surprised of how detailed this doctor is and the amount of time he spends with his patients . Extremely thorough, made sure he touched basis on my overall health. Went in to get help for depression and came out of his office feeling optimistic and positive. I switched doctor already and I have recommended him to my co- workers and family It is very hard to find a physician that spends time with you and listens to you as a patient and as a person Staff a little slow / but over all outstanding service

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Denise show details Denise
by Denise on Oct 22nd, 2014

Doctor Lightner thanks for treated my mother "s bronchitis No other doctor provides you with outstanding medical Care. Doctor Lightner and his staff took care of my mothers infection and provided her with an in treatment in his office My sisters and I are extremely appreciative to have Dr. Lightner as family doctor :). God bless you

Dr and his "New Wife" should be investigated show details Dr and his "New Wife" should be investigated
Jun 26th, 2014

His credentials should be suspended, revoked or removed pronto! I use to work at his facility and was fired because his new wife is a complete fraud and it was brought to her attention and so she gave me and others the boot for no legitimate reason!!!! He bills for exams that weren't ever done, he orders tests/labs to get more money and he leaves on false emergencies just to get quick sex and lunch with his horrible wife while his patients are left waiting in exam rooms for hours upon hours!!!! Someone needs to investigate him and do something about it now! Do not see this dr or his facility. He has minors working there with no real licenses and he's hired people from Mexico and gives them huge titles with no credentials what so ever.

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liars and thieves show details liars and thieves
by juan Acosta on Mar 21st, 2014

I barely saw the dr. He ordered 3500$ of tests and then claimed I came beck two months later which was impossible because I moved 16 hours away.

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Do NOT go to this doctor! show details Do NOT go to this doctor!
Dec 20th, 2013

This was the worst experience in an office I've ever had. Extreamly unprofessional. Inadequate staff, possibly false certifications. Please find another doctor. If I could give less than a one star review I would!

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worse place ever show details worse place ever
Jul 25th, 2013

Speaking from hands on there. Its the worse place to go. Doctor is a liar, coward, an a complete fraud. He lies about not being there when he is there. Under pays his employees. Has people that have no licenses working for him an illegal employees. Delude the botox he uses. Like i said complete fraud!!

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Three Hour Wait and No Doctor show details Three Hour Wait and No Doctor
Mar 20th, 2012

The staff took vitals, questionnaire and put me in the exam room. No one if any other patients are in the office. Three hours into it I ask how much longer and am informed the doctor is not in the office but would be back "Soon".I asked what "soon" met and was met with a blank stare.Walked out.

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Among the worst show details Among the worst
Mar 1st, 2012

Lied on billing, wrong diagnosis, unprofessional and unethical

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No refills show details No refills
Feb 14th, 2012

I had to find a different doctor when he left the Bulverde area for which I wasn't informed of until January. It will take the insurance company until March 1 to get me included in on the health care program I have run out of high blood pressure medicine and the doctor will NOT refill my prescription until I can see a another doctor March 1. HOW IRRESPONSIBLE IS THAT!!

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Nov 5th, 2011

Emptied out his office building in Bulverde, TX and locked the doors overnight leaving employees without a job and wondering about their paychecks, and patients having to get their medical records from an office in Laredo. Cowards...

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