James Light, MDBoard Certified Anesthesiologist / Board Certified Pain Specialist

    Dr. James Light was born and raised in the suburbs of Massachusetts and Maine, with family spread across New England.  Dr. Light enjoys singing and is a participant in local choirs and choruses. He is an avid skier, traveler and hiker, and he loves taking his Canon into the wilderness to photograph the wilderness and its denizens.

    Dr. Light also loves watching and laughing at bad B-movies (think: Mystery Science Theater 3000) and has a large collection of iron-on patches from his travels through our great National Parks.



    Undergraduate Degree at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME 2003-2007, B.A.

    Medical Degree at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, VA 2010-2014, M.D.

    Internship in Internal Medicine at Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, VA, 2014-2015

    Residency in Anesthesiology at Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2015-2018

    Fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at West Penn/Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, 2018-2019


    American Board of Anesthesiology

    • Anesthesiology Board Certification – Board Certified in March 2019
    • Pain Medicine Board Certification – Board-Certified in September 2019


    American Society of Anesthesiologists

    American Society for Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

    Spine Intervention Society

    American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

    Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists