Jenifer Lightdale | Education
1991, Princeton, NJ
1995, New York, NY
1996, San Francisco, CA
1998, San Fransisco, CA
2001, Boston, MA
2004, Boston, MA
Jenifer Lightdale | Certifications
- American Board of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology)
Jenifer Lightdale | Professional History
Dr. Lightdale is the Associate Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Boston Children’s Hospital. She was previously the Division Chief of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center, where she also served as Vice-Chair of the Department of Pediatrics. She is a graduate of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY, and completed her residency at the University of California in San Francisco, a post-graduate fellowship at the Institute for Health Policy Studies at the University of California, and fellowships in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Health Services Research at Harvard University. Dr. Lightdale received her Master's degree from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Dr. Lightdale specializes in evaluating and treating infants and children with a broad range of gastrointestinal disorders, especially feeding difficulties, abdominal pain, constipation, GERD and food allergies. She also has advanced expertise in endoscopy. She has received funding from the NIH and other organizations to investigate patient safety and pediatric sedation.