Donita D. Lightner, MD

Clinical interests

  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Neuro-Oncology

Donita D. Lightner, MD

Biography

My name is Donita Lightner; I specialize in pediatric neuro-oncology. I received my medical degree from the University of Kentucky and completed my residency at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville. Additionally, I completed a pediatric neurology residency and fellowship at the University of Kentucky and a pediatric neuro-oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

I specialize in pediatric brain tumors and will join Dr. Thomas Pittman in the management of children with brain tumors.

Faculty rank

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Education

Degree
University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington

Residency
Pediatric Neurology, University of Kentucky, Lexington
Pediatrics, University of Louisville, Kosair Children's Hospital

Fellowship
Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child Neurology

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