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Donita D. Lightner, MD

  • About

    Dr. Donita Lightner specializes in pediatric neuro-oncology. She received her medical degree from the University of Kentucky and completed my 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 Rank

    Assistant 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