Dr. Melanie McKnight, MD

Dr. Melanie McKnight, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Melanie McKnight, MD is a nephrology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport in 1985 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.Read her story

3600 Florida Blvd

Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • 20 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Vascular Disease
normal
more than 76% of peers
Hypertension
normal
more than 74% of peers
Hypokalemia
normal
more than 71% of peers

Dr. McKnight'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.

Dr. McKnight's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McKnight "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."

2  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

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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.

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

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McKnight's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McKnight to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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)

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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