Physician’s Profile

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Charles J. Lightdale, MD

Department of Medicine
Division of Digestive & Liver Diseases
Introduction:

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.

Board Certificates
Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine
Areas of Expertise:
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Cancer Care
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Disorder
  • Swallowing Disorder
  • Second Opinion
  • Esophagus Disorder
  • Esophageal Disease
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Barrett Esophagus
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) Endoscopy Procedures
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Cancer Prevention