Deborah J. Lightner, M.D.

Departments

Urology

Location

  1. Rochester, Minn
  • Management of vaginal mesh complications
  • Female urology/incontinence
  • Female pelvic floor medicine and reconstructive surgery
  • Vaginal prolapse
  • Surgical and non-surgical management of female incontinence and voiding problems
  • Bladder prolapse
  • Research on devices, technologies and pharmaceutical trials for the above-mentioned interests
  • Urethral cancers
  • Urethral melanomas
  1. 1988
    Fellow - Tumor ImmunologyUniversity of Minnesota
  2. 1986
    Chief Resident - UrologyYale-New Haven Hospital
  3. 1985
    Resident - UrologyYale-New Haven Hospital
  4. 1983
    Senior House Officer - Urologic UnitMeath Hospital
  5. 1982
    Junior Resident - UrologyYale-New Haven Hospital
  6. 1981
    Internship - Surgical InternshipNew Britain General Hospital, New Britain, CT
  7. 1980
    MDVanderbilt University
  8. 1976
    BA - Cellular and Molecular BiologyState University of New York at Buffalo

Certifications

  1. American Board of Urology - Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  2. American Board of Urology

Professional Highlights

  1. Chair, Judicial and Ethics Committee, American Urological Association, 2009-present
  2. Vice-chair, Practice Guidelines Committee, American Urological Association, 2011-2012
  3. Chair, New Research Direction in Urinary Incontinence Symposium, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, 2009

Publications

Research Activities

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