Dr. Kenneth Light, MD, FAAOS

Dr. Kenneth Light, MD, FAAOS

Work:

Co-Medical Director and Founder, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital

Education:

Doctor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Dr. Kenneth I. Light has 42 years of experience in the field of Orthopedic Surgery. He earned his BA from Cornell University and his MD from Weill Cornell Medical College. After completing an internship in General Surgery at the UC San Diego School of Medicine and a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the UCSF School of Medicine, he went on to complete a fellowship in Spine Surgery at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Buffalo. Today, this expert is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. Formerly, this expert served as the Medical Director of Spine Network of California, A Medical Group, Inc., and as the Director of the Spine Clinic at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. He was also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the UCSF School of Medicine. He has served as the Owner of Kenneth I. Light, M.D., Inc., A Professional Corporation since 1981, where he also serves as a Spine Surgeon.

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k*****@d*****.com

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(415) ***-****

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San Leandro, California

At a Glance

Expert Witness Activity

72

Plaintiff Cases

70

Defense Cases

7

Other Cases

7

Expert Challenges

19

Malpractice Cases

8

Deposition Transcripts

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Personal Litigation

11

Publications

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Media & News

134

Social Media Mentions

240

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Litigation Activities

94 records available

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Tanya Gomerman Skaldin, et al. v. Robert Alexander, et al.

Expert Witness

2021-01-07

Iliana Espinoza, et al. v. Gregory Charlesellis Magstadt, et al.

Expert Witness

2020-11-25

Jalliyah Williams, et al. v. Martin Rudolph

Treating Physician

2020-10-15

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Publications

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Evolution of iron(II)-finger peptides by using a bipyridyl amino acid

Journal Article

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Using Expert Radar, we uncovered a textbook chapter written by the opposing expert that contradicted his testimony, helping us secure a $44 million verdict—the largest single verdict for a single plaintiff in Kentucky's history.

Mark Alcott, Esq.

Harlin Parker

Media & News

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KENNETH I. LIGHT, M.D., INC., A PROFESSIONAL ...

Mar 16, 2024 ----- Free and open company data on California (US) company KENNETH I. LIGHT , M.D., INC., A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION (company number 0636932), ...

Extent of attorney-referred treatment disputed after rear- ...

Plaintiff's Medical Expert(s):. Kenneth Light, M.D., spine surgery/billing. John Hau, M.D., pain management. (Treating physician.) Rodney Sweet, D.C. ...

Dr James Stoxen DC., FSSEMM (hon) has been invited to ...

Jan 13, 2020 -- Kenneth Light, Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell ... Mariano Nunezsamper, Spanish Society Orthopaedics Surgery, Spain

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Education

Institution

Degree Type

Weill Cornell Medical College

Doctor of Medicine

Cornell University

Bachelor of Arts

Work History

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Co-Medical Director and Founder

Saint Francis Memorial Hospital

Director

UCSF Health

Owner and Spine Surgeon

Kenneth I. Light, M.D., Inc., A Professional Corporation

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