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Charles J. Lightdale, MD

Gastroenterology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Pancreatic Cancer
Cancer Care
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (212) 305-3423
One of America's Top Doctors

Biography

Current research is focussed on Barrett's esophagus. Targeted biopsies using confocal endomicroscopy for more accurate diagnosis. Radiofrequency ablation of Barrett's esophagus. Endoscopic mucosal resection of pre-cancerous lesions and early cancer. Blood tests and biopsy tests for early detection of esophageal cancer. Prevention of esophageal cancer in Barrett's esophagus.

Area of Expertise

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Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]

Education

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Internship: Yale-New Haven Hospital

Residency: New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center

Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital

Fellowship: New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center