Dr. Melanie McKnight, MD

Nephrology  |  
Female  |  
Age 56
(3)
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Dr. Melanie McKnight, MD
Melanie McKnight, MD, earned her Doctor of Medicine from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. She completed her residency at University Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. McKnight completed a fellowship in Rheumatology at Hospital Bichat in Paris France and a fellowship in Nephrology at Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology.

3600 Florida Blvd

Baton Rouge, LA 70806

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Dr. Melanie McKnight, MD

Dr. Melanie McKnight, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • 15 More

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Dr. McKnight's Experience

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Dr. McKnight's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
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  • Specializes in Nephrology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
51

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Paracentesis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Louisian
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Hospital Bichat
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Lsu Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McKnight has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. McKnight's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McKnight to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. McKnight's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Plaquemine la. |
As a patient of Dr McKnight I am very pleased with her she is straight forward and very informative. I would recommend her to everyone I know. I give 5 ?? and 2 thumbs up. Thank you very much
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Hospitals where Dr. McKnight has admitting privileges

Baton Rouge General - Mid City
3600 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
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