Physician’s Profile

Charles J. Lightdale, MD

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Affiliations: 
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
Board Certificates: 
Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine
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
About: 

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.