Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Dr. Deborah Light Joins Albany Med

Primary Care Sports Medicine Specialist Joins Albany Medical Center

ALBANY, N.Y., September 3, 2014Deborah Light, M.D., has joined Albany Medical Center’s Department of Medicine and Pediatrics and has been appointed assistant professor at Albany Medical College.

Dr. Light sees both adults and children, and specializes in sports concussion, non-operative management of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, such as arthritis and acute and overuse injuries, injury prevention and sports performance. Her clinical practice includes diagnostic and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound and computerized neuropsychological assessment for concussion.

She is the team physician for women’s soccer at Siena College and for all athletics at the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She is also a panel physician for professional boxing and wrestling events for the New York State Athletic Commission, and has worked with USA Boxing on local youth events.

A graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Dr. Light completed a residency in internal medicine and pediatrics, and a fellowship in sports medicine at Albany Medical College.

Dr. Light is seeing patients at Albany Medical Center and Albany Medical Center’s Medicine-Pediatrics Group in Latham, where she is part of Albany Med’s new Sports Medicine Concussion Clinic.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Light, please call 518-262-7500.

Albany Medical Center, northeastern New York’s only academic health sciences center, is one of the largest private employers in the Capital Region. It incorporates the 734-bed Albany Medical Center Hospital, which offers the widest range of medical and surgical services in the region, and the Albany Medical College, which trains the next generation of doctors, scientists and other healthcare professionals, and also includes a biomedical research enterprise and the region’s largest physicians practice with more than 400 doctors. Albany Medical Center works with dozens of community partners to improve the region’s health and quality of life. For more information: www.amc.eduor

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