Linnie Maria Golightly, MD

Linnie Maria Golightly, MD Specialties: Infectious Disease

Linnie Maria Golightly, MD
Specialties: Infectious Disease
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1305 York Avenue
New York, NY 10021
US

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  • AETNA
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Group Health Incorporated
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE

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About Linnie Maria Golightly, MD

Dr. Golightly received her BA degree in Biology from Wayne State University and her MD degree from Cornell University Medical College. She subsequently trained in Internal Medicine at Harlem Hospital where she also served as Chief Resident. She obtained her Infectious Disease training at the Harvard Combined Infectious Disease Training Program (Beth Israel Hospital, Brigham & Women's Hospital, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute) and post-doctoral research training in molecular parasitology at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Golightly served as a medical attending and infectious disease specialist at the Beth Israel Hospital while on the faculty of Harvard Medical School. She subsequently returned to New York and established a research laboratory at the Weill Medical College. Dr. Golightly is active in training the next generation of physician-scientists. She has served as program director for the Infectious Disease Fellowship Training Program, Director of the second year medical student Basis of Disease (BOD) course in Infectious Diseases and the Ben Kean Course in Tropical Medicine. She is an active teacher in Global Health at the Ithaca Campus and is a member of the International Committee, which provides oversight for WCMC international electives. She attends on the infectious disease consult service as well as in the WCMC Travel Clinic.


Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Expertise

  • General Parasitic Infections

  • International Travel Medicine

  • Tropical Diseases

Education

  • Fellowship: Harvard Hospitals
  • Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Residency: Harlem Hospital Center

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine