Dr Liz Lightstone

General (internal) medicine, Renal medicine

MBBS
In practice since 1984
Female
Speaks: English
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Professor Liz Lightstone completed her undergraduate medical training at Cambridge University for preclinical studies (first class degree), followed by clinical studies at King’s College Hospital, London. She was runner up to gold medallist in the University of London (UCL) final MBBS with honours in four subjects. She completed her clinical training at London teaching hospitals and renal training initially at Guy’s Hospital as a senior house officer (SHO) and subsequently at Hammersmith Hospi...
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SPECIALTIES AND SUB-SPECIALTIES
  • General (internal) medicine
  • Renal medicine
SPOKEN LANGUAGES
  • English
QUALIFICATIONS AND FELLOWSHIPS
  • MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

    University of London - 1983
SPECIAL INTERESTS

  • Kidney and transplant services
  • Maternal medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Pre-pregnancy counselling
  • Renal inflammation - glomerulonephritis, especially lupus and lupus nephritis
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Hypertension

BIOGRAPHY
Professor Liz Lightstone completed her undergraduate medical training at Cambridge University for preclinical studies (first class degree), followed by clinical studies at King’s College Hospital, London. She was runner up to gold medallist in the University of London (UCL) final MBBS with honours in four subjects.

She completed her clinical training at London teaching hospitals and renal training initially at Guy’s Hospital as a senior house officer (SHO) and subsequently at Hammersmith Hospital as registrar and senior registrar. She undertook a PhD in immunology at the ICRF tumour immunology unit at UCL (PhD awarded 1993) funded by a Medical Research Council (MRC) Training Fellowship. This was followed by an MRC Clinician Scientist Fellowship in the department of immunology at Hammersmith Hospital.

Professor Lightstone was appointed senior lecturer in renal medicine and honorary consultant physician in 1995. She was appointed reader in 2011 and professor of renal medicine in 2014.


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