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Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP

Dr. Hylton I. Lightman is a beloved pediatrician, an internationally-recognized authority and diagnostician, a public speaker, expert witness and go-to resource for health issues in the Orthodox Jewish community and beyond. Originally from South Africa, his practice is located in Far Rockaway, New York. He has an accessible and friendly manner with parents and children alike and holds himself and the whole practice to the highest standards of medical excellence, whether it be a simple camp physical or a child with serious symptoms. He can be reached at drlightman@totalfamilycaremd.com, and you may read about him and his work at www.drhyltonlightman.com


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