Dr. John Knightly, MD

Dr. John Knightly, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. John Knightly, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Morristown, NJ and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

310 Madison Ave Ste 300

Morristown, NJ 07960

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Insurance Accepted

  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Worker's Compensation

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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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. Knightly's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylolisthesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Knightly treats Spondylolisthesis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Knightly treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Knightly treats Myelopathy more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Knightly treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Knightly treats Spine Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Knightly treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Knightly's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carotid Ultrasound
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Knightly has been a leading proponent and developer of minimally invasive spinal surgical techniques. In addition to his clinical expertise in spine surgery, he also has a strong interest in neurotrauma. He is a co-founder and director of the Co...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1993
Barrow Neurol Institute
Fellowship Hospital
1993
Bethesda Naval Hospital
Residency Hospital
1986
Bethesda Naval Hospital
Internship Hospital
1985
Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
Medical School
Franklin and Marshall College
Undergraduate School
1993
1993
1986
1985

Awards

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Knightly

4.3

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
80%
(16)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
5%
(1)
1 Star
15%
(3)

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I am so very pleased with the care that Dr Knightly gave me. He was patient,kind, friendly, & extremely knowledgeable. I highly recommend. Anyone looking for a neurologist, to see Dr Knightly. You will be so impressed.
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Dr. Knightly, his staff & partner spent a lot of time showing us details of the imaging results, as my case was quite severe & complicating. He was extremely knowledgeable of his field & explained everything, including questions, by my two sons & myself, fully & in detail; he did not rush us at...Read More
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I had a dislocation of L4 over L5, known as spondylolisthesis, that gave me severe pain over 7 years. Previous neurosurgeons had suggested physical therapy or spinal fusions. Dr. Knightly offered a procedure consisting in the insertion of an appliance named COFLEX, basically a shock absorber...Read More
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Dr. Knightly changed my life. Excellent results with my surgery of a herniated disc. I got my life back thanks to Dr. Knightly. Would highly recommend this Dr. to anyone.
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I NEW I WAS IN VERYGOOD HANDS . VERY COMFORT FEELING WHEN TALKING WITH HIM. HE WORK WAS SPOT ON !
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