Dr. Timothy D Light MD Surgeon

Dr. Timothy Light is a surgeon in Iowa City, Iowa. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Marengo Memorial Hospital and Mercy Iowa City. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College and has been in practice for 12 years. He is one of 4 doctors at Marengo Memorial Hospital and one of 17 at Mercy Iowa City who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Education & Medical Training

Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1998 - 2001

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1997 - 1998

Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center
Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 2001 - 2002

New York Medical College
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgical Critical Care

IA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Autopsy after traumatic death--a shifting paradigm.
Light, T.D., Royer, N.A., Zabell, J., Le, M.B., Thomsen, T.A., Kealey, G.P., Alpen, M.A., Nashelsky, M.B.

Apoptosis is differentially regulated by burn severity and dermal location.
McNamara, A.R., Zamba, K.D., Sokolich, J.C., Jaskille, A.D., Light, T.D., Griffin, M.A., Meyerholz, D.K.

Long-term outcomes of patients with necrotizing fasciitis.
Light, T.D., Choi, K.C., Thomsen, T.A., Skeete, D.A., Latenser, B.A., Born, J.M., Lewis, R.W., Wibbenmeyer, L.A., Shyamalkumar, N.D., Lynch, C.F., Kealey, G.P.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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