Dr. Melanie McKnight, MD

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Nephrology | Female

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.

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    Dr. McKnight's Performance
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      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
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      10 to 15 minutes
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    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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    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.

    Dr. McKnight's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Nephrology
    •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
    •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology

    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

    Education

    • Medical School
      Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport

      Graduated in 1985

    • Internship Hospital
      University Hospital

      Completed in 1986

    • Residency Hospital
      University Hospital

      Completed in 1988

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Hospital Bichat

      Completed in 1990

      Lsu Med Center

      Completed in 1995

    • Undergraduate School
      Louisian

      Graduated in 1983

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Nephrology
    • Internal Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • Abdominal Paracentesis
    • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
    • Hemodialysis