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Meredith L Lightfoot, M.D.
Diplomate, American Board of Urology  

Medical School:
University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston
Galveston, Texas 1998 
 
Specialty Training:
Urology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arkansas 2000-2003

General Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arkansas 7/1998-6/2000

Other Education:
University of Texas Dallas, Graduate course work in Molecular Biology
Dallas, Texas 1/1993 –6/1994

University of Texas Austin, B.A. Biology
Austin, Texas 1992
 
Licensure:
Texas, 2001
 
Board Certification:
American Board of Urology

Honors and Awards:

  • 2011 - 2013 D Magazine Collin County Best Doctor's
  • 2006 - 2009 D Magazine Dallas Best Doctor’s
  • 2009 - 2010 Vice Chair Department of Surgery Presbyterian Hospital of Plano
  • 2009 - Present Surgical Peer Review Presbyterian Hospital of Plano
  • 2003 Pfizer’s Scholars in Urology Award
  • 2001 Women’s Committee of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Scholar
  • 2000 American Transplant Society Educational Grant Recipient
  • 1998-1999 Vascular Intern of the Year
  • 1998 Lubben Award for Excellence in Urology
  • 1991 D. H. King Matkowski Scholarship for Leadership
  • 1990 - 1992 Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society
  • 1989 - 1992 Alpha Lambda Delta Freshman Honor Society
  • 1996 - 1998 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities
  • 1996 American Business Women’s Association Grant Recipient, National award based on potential for achievement in a professional field
  • 1994 - 1998 American Business Women’s Association Scholarship for Leadership

Leadership Positions:

  • 2007 – Present Medical Executive Committee Presbyterian Plano Center Diagnostics/Surgery
  • 2007 - 2010 Medical Executive Committee Presbyterian Hospital of Plano
  • 2007 - 2010 Genesis Physician Group Board of Directors
  • 2004 - 2009 Surgical Services Committee Presbyterian Hospital Plano
  • 2005 - 2007 Chairman Surgical Services Committee Presbyterian Plano
  • 2002 - 2003 Chief Resident U.A.M.S. Department of Urology
  • 1997 - 1998 Co-Director National Student Research Forum – Galveston, Texas
  • 1997 - 1998 Secretary/Treasurer Class of 1998
  • 1996 - 1997 Student Representative to Graduate Medical Education Committee
  • 1996 - 1997 President Class of 1998
  • 1995 - 1996 Vice President Alpha Sigma Pi Medical Sorority
  • 1995 - 1996 President Class of 1998
  • 1994 - 1995 Vice President Class of 1998
  • 1994 - 1997 Senator Student Government Association
  • 1994 - 1998 Alpha Sigma Pi Medical Sorority
  • 1993 - 1994 Graduate Student Organization
  • 1982 - 1992 Women in Medicine

Professional Organizations:

  • 2003 – Present Dallas County Medical Society
  • 2000 - Present South Central Urological Association
  • 2000 - Present American Urological Association
  • 1998 - 2004 Arkansas Medical Society
  • 1994 - Present American Medical Women’s Association
  • Chairman AMWA’s Mentorship Program 1995 - 1996
  • UTMB Representative to National AMWA Meeting 1995
  • AMWA Education Panel Member 1997
  • 1994 - Present Texas Medial Association
  • 1994 - Present American Medical Association

Publications and Presentations:

Journal Publications:

  • Barone GW, Gurley BJ, Ketel BL, Lightfoot ML, et al. Drug interaction between St. John’s Wort and Cyclosporine. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2000;34: 1013-1016.

  • Barone GW, Lightfoot ML, Ketel BL. The Little Rock Weave. Contemporary Surgery. 2001;57: 240.

  • Turton-Weeks SM, Barone GW, Gurley BJ, Ketel BL, Lightfoot ML, Abul-Ezz SR. St. John’s Wort: A Hidden Risk for Transplant Patients. Progress in Transplantation. 2001;11:116-120.

  • Turton-Weeks SM, Barone GW, Gurley BJ, Ketel BL, Lightfoot ML, Abul-Ezz SR, Anderson KE. The Pretransplant Evaluation of Patient with Acute Intermittent Porphyria. Progress in Transplantation. 2001;11:215-216.

  • Barone GW, Pait TG, Lightfoot ML, et al. The Rumel Technique for Lateral Thoracotomy Closure. Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery. 2001;42(4): 569-570.

  • Redman JF, Lightfoot ML Congenital Posterior Urethral Polyp in a Boy. Journal of Urology. Accepted; publication pending 2002.

  • Redman JF, Lightfoot ML, Reddy PP. Extensive Upper and Midureteral Loss in Infants: Experience with Reconstruction in two Patients. Journal of Urology. 2002:168:691-693.

  • Redman JF, Lightfoot ML, Reddy PP. Bilateral Single Ureteral Ectopia in a Boy. Urology. 2002:60(3):1-2.

Miscellaneous Publications:

  • Barone GW, Lightfoot ML, Ketel BL, et al. Further Defining the Transposed Brachiobasilic Fistula. Vascular Access for Hemodialysis (chapter) in Henry and Ferguson (eds) Hemoaccess VII. Precept Press, 2000.

  • Barone GW, Gurley BJ, Ketel BL, Lightfoot ML, et al.: SJW and Cyclosporine Interactions (Letter to editor) The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2001;35:124-125.

Presentations:

  • Lightfoot ML, Barone GW, Ketel BL, et al. Further Defining the Transposed Brachiobasilic Fistula. Vascular Access for Hemodialysis VII. San Antonio, Texas May 4-5, 2000.

  • Turton-Weeks SM, Barone GW, Gurley BJ, Ketel BL, Lightfoot ML, Abul-Ezz SR. Herbal Supplements: A Hidden Risk. National Association of Transplant Coordinators. Orlando, FL August 6-8, 2000. (Awarded the Top Clinical Study).

  • Barone, GW, Lightfoot ML, et al. The Role of the Transposed Brachiobasilic Fistulae for Hemodialysis Access. The Southwestern Surgical Congress 53rd Annual Meeting. Cancun, Mexico: April 29-May 2, 2001.

  • Barone GW, Ketel BL, Abul-Ezz SR, Lightfoot ML, Walker PD. Increased Early Rejection Rate After Conversion from Tacrolimus Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation. 8th Congress of International Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association. Innsbruck, Austria: June 12-15, 2001.

  • Lightfoot ML, Finkbeiner AE. Pharmacologic Therapies for Urinary Incontinence. U.S./Japan Urology Seminar. Hokkaido, Japan: September 6-7, 2001.

  • Lightfoot ML, Touijer AK, Kumar U. Laparoscopic Surgery – Initial University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Experience. The South Central Section of the A.U.A. Austin, Texas: September 8-12, 2001.

  • Lightfoot ML, Engle DE, Greene GF. Correlation of Radiographic to Pathologic Size in Renal Cell Carcinoma: Implication for Renal Sparing Surgery. The South Central Section of the A.U.A. Austin, Texas: September 8-12, 2001.

  • Chiles W, Lightfoot M, Kumar U. Mitrofanoff procedure using Montie principle and Malone
    Antegrade Continence Enema(video). The South Central Section of the A.U.A. Ireland.


 

 

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Meredith L Lightfoot, M.D.

Meredith L Lightfoot, M.D.
Diplomate, American Board of Urology  

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