Dr. George Knaysi, MD

Dr. George Knaysi, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 78
Dr. George Knaysi, MD is a general surgery specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1965 and specializes in general surgery.

8921 Three Chopt Rd Ste 300

Richmond, VA 23229

Contact Information

(804) 285-9416

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Knaysi performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Breast Lump
more than 76% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
more than 68% of peers

Dr. Knaysi's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Knaysi "Patients who are diagnosed with cancer have two diseases; cancer and fear.  It is important tht both be addressed throughout their treatment and as long as they are being followed. "

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

17  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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


  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1961
  • Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Columbia Presby Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Columbia Presby Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Knaysi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Knaysi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Knaysi to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Knaysi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Surgery 7 yrs ago but tell people with cancer about him in hopes they could have him as THEIR surgeon. Brilliant WITH a bedside manner. How often does a patient find that? An expert in pain mgt which was a fear. Off narcotics in 5 days after bilateral mastectomies. Kind perfectionist. Remembers...more
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