Brian Lightwine, DO

Assistant Professor, Medical Imaging - (Clinical Scholar Track)

Brian Lightwine, DO, is an Assistant Professor of Medical Imaging in the Pediatric Imaging Division.  He graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Midwestern University and completed a General Surgery Internship at the Maricopa Integrated Health System, both in Phoenix, Arizona. 

After completing his Diagnostic Radiology Residency at the University of Kansas in Wichita, Kansas, Dr. Lightwine completed his fellowship in Pediatric Diagnostic Radiology at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dr. Lightwine is a current member of the Society of Pediatric Radiology (SPR), American College of Radiology (ACR), and the American Medical Association (AMA). He recently presented his research involving Pleural Effusion Estimation Over Multiple Modalities at the SPR 2023 Annual Meeting. 

Outside of work Dr. Lightwine enjoys spending time with his wife and their rescue animals, a cat and dog. His hobbies include golf, mountain biking and hiking.

Research Interests: 
  • Adult and Pediatric Trauma Centers on the Use of Pediatric Lung Ultrasound for the Detection of Pneumothoraces
  • Pleural Effusion Estimation Over Multiple Modalities
  • Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Duke University, Durham, NC
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine: Midwestern University, Phoenix, AZ
  • General Surgery, Maricopa Integrated Health System, Phoenix, AZ
  • Diagnostic Radiology, University of Kansas, Wichita, KS
  • Pediatric Diagnostic Radiology, Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ