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Dr. John Knight, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery ·  Male · Age 66

Dr. Knight

Dr. John Knight, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Walnut Creek, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Creighton University in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.


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(925) 939-8585

Dr. Knight accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Affinity Health Plan
AvMed
Open Access
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Benefit Panel Services
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Blue Shield of California
Local Access Plus HMO
ChoiceCare Network
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Delta Health System
Health Net
Blue & Gold HMO
Employer Group HMO
Health Net PPO
Hill Physicians Medical Group
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
PacifiCare Health Systems
Private HealthCare Systems
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Knight's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Knight treats Knee Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Knight treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Osteoarthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Knight treats Osteoarthritis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Knight treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Knight treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Knight treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Knight's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

Dr. Knight's goal is to provide each patient with a full and complete evaluation of their orthopedic problem, to discuss all treatment options and to quickly return to his patients to a healthy, pain free active lifestyle.
He emphasizes conserv...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

1983
University Of California San Francisco
Residency Hospital
1979
Mt Zion Hospital & Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1978
Creighton University
Medical School
1974
University Of California At Berkeley
Undergraduate School
1983
1979
1978
1974

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Knight's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Knight

4.5

Based on 11 reviews

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2 Stars
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Outstanding doctor! He took all the time necessary to make sure that I fully understood all my options. Once I decided to move forward with my hip replacement everything went just as he said it would. I have not run into too many doctors like Dr. Knight.
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Two years ago I had my second knee replacement surgery with Dr. Knight. Today I write to thank him since I can play tennis again thanks to him. He is a wonderful doctor, very professional, caring and a great human being. Before my knee surgery I could barely walk. Today after playing tennis for 3...Read More
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You have to Love the Guy ,real Honest ,Caring ,knowledgeable and down to earth person.
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Dr. Knight is very knowledgeable, professional and educated as well as being a well known surgeon that performed a hip athroscopy on me recently. He is kind, caring and sat with me going over every concern I had before surgery. He took the time to answer all my questions and explained situations...Read More
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