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Giving back to the community. St. Joseph Health System Office

David Lightfoot, MD

Specialty
  • Ophthalmology
Address
Eye Care Institute
720 4th St.
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Primary Office

Address
Eye Care Institute
720 4th St.
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Get Directions
Phone
(707) 575-3800
Fax
(707) 528-4967

More Information

  • Specialties & Education

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Ophthalmology
    Education
    • Medical School
      Northwestern University - Chicago
    • Residency
      Hahnemann, (Drexel) University - Philadelphia
    • Fellowship
      Neuro-ophthalmology, Pennsylvania Hospital - Philadelphia
  • Biography

    Biography

    Born in San Francisco, CA, Dr. David Lightfoot moved to Santa Rosa, CA in 1956. He began his education at Santa Rosa Junior College, transferred to the University of Oregon, and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in History from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington. He obtained his M.D. degree from Northwestern University at Chicago and completed his ophthalmology residency at Hahnemann, now Drexel University in Philadelphia. He also completed a neuro-ophthalmology fellowship at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia and is certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

    Dr. Lightfoot has been a general ophthalmologist since early 1986 when he joined the family practice. His special interests are with glaucoma and neuro-ophthalmology. Dr. Lightfoot is active in the community and currently serves as the Chair of the Continuing Medical Education Committee at Memorial Hospital, and member of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad Historical Society.

    He is married to Marsha Silverthorn Staroba Lightfoot and has two sons; John Staroba, an Engineer at Agilent and Paul Staroba, Music Director and Conductor of Broadway Plays, and daughter Laura Lightfoot, Special Ed Math Teacher at Larry Jones Middle School. In his spare time, Dr. Lightfoot enjoys reading history and wood-working.