Dr. Donita Lightner specializes in pediatric neuro-oncology. She received her medical degree from the University of Kentucky and completed her residency at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville. Additionally, she 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.
Dr. Lightner specializes in pediatric brain tumors and joins Dr. Thomas Pittman in the management of children with brain tumors.
Faculty RankAssociate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Kentucky, College of Medicine
Pediatric Neurology, University of Kentucky
Pediatrics, University of Louisville, Kosair Children's Hospital
Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York
Certifications and Special Training
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child Neurology
Kentucky Neuroscience Institute
Kentucky ClinicFax 859-323-3753740 S. Limestone
First Floor, Wing C, Room B101
Lexington, KY 40536
Danceblue Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
The DanceBlue Kentucky Children's Hospital Hematology/Oncology Clinic
Kentucky Children's HospitalUK Chandler Hospital - Pavilion HAFax 859-257-8978800 Rose St.
Lexington, KY 40536Thursday: 8:00 am-12:00 pm or by appointment.
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