Dr. Gary Knighton, DO

Dr. Gary Knighton, DO

Bariatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Gary Knighton, DO is a bariatric medicine specialist in Mesa, AZ and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1995 and specializes in bariatric medicine.Read his story

2152 S Vineyard Ste 135

Mesa, AZ 85210

Contact Information

(480) 539-1855

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Knighton's Experience

Dr. Knighton's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Bariatric Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Knighton's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Knighton "As a Weight Loss Physician (Bariatrician) and long-standing member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, I believe in using a multi-faceted approach combining a balance of nutrition, activity, proper vitamin supplementation, and medications to help my patients shed the the extra weight."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Knighton "Hi, I'm Dr. Gary Knighton.  On a daily basis, I see patients that are frustrated with their bodies or their skin, often feeling powerless and painfully aware of their appearance and insecurities. Whether we choose to admit it or not, we all have them. Sadly, our society drives and negatively validates dangerous eating habits, fad diets (such as hCG, starvation or both). Our patients come in loaded with concerns and leave with a smile on their face, feeling better about themselves and looking great!  Our patients are why we do what we do as we help them take control over their lives."

1  Specialties

  • Bariatric Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Knighton does not have any board certifications listed.

3  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

  • Botox® Injection
  • Chemical Peel
  • Dysport Injection
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Perlane® Injection
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Weight Loss Management

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Mesa General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Clinical Instructor: Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2004 - Pre
Media & Publications

Dr. Knighton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Knighton's Reviews

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10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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Dr. Knighton's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Knighton and his staff are amazing! This is the best doctor's office I have ever been to. They made me and my wife feel at ease, and they were so caring. Even though we just met for the first time, he made us feel like we have known each other for years. It has been 12 weeks on his program...more
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