Our mission is to improve the quality of life of our community by offering the highest-level orthopaedic care in New Mexico. We recognize that every patient has a unique situation for which we provide exceptional care and treatment that is as individualized as they are.
We believe that the best orthopaedic care is obtained through the relationship and collaboration of patients, physicians, and staff.
Dr Evan Knaus is a board-certified physiatrist whose practice focuses on non-operative treatments of musculoskeletal and spine problems. He uses his expertise to improve the level of function and quality of life for each patient and firmly believes that patient education plays a key role in the healing process. Dr. Knaus has always held a strong interest in anatomy and biomechanics of the human body. This, along with his desire to help people and personal philosophies, have led him to joining the team of professionals at New Mexico Spine. Amongst honors he received throughout his educational career, Dr. Knaus was awarded McPherson and President's scholarships while at Colorado State University, where he graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelors of Science degree in Microbiology. Dr. Knaus grew up in southern Colorado, where he was an Eagle Scout and developed a keen interest in the outdoors. He and his wife have been enchanted by of New Mexico, as evidenced by his passion for capturing the beauty by taking numerous photographs of the landscape. They also enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, such as hiking, camping and snowboarding.