Dr. Ricardo Knight, MD

Dr. Ricardo Knight, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Ricardo Knight, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Rockford, IL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci in 1993 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation, interventional pain medicine, and more.Read his story

345 Executive Pkwy Unit M-4

Rockford, IL 61107

Contact Information

(847) 305-1954

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 96% of peers
Ataxia
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Knight's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Knight "Ricardo A. Knight, M.D., MBA received his Medical Degree in 1993 from State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, but began his career in rehabilitation medicine as a Physical Therapist in 1987. Dr. Knight received his training in Internal Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia and is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Knight obtained his MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. Over his career, Dr. Knight has held positions at many prominent institutions including Harvard Medical School, and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Among Dr. Knight's many leadership positions include serving as the Spinal Cord Program Medical Director at Van Matre Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Rockford, and on the Board of Directors of UCAN, a child social service organization. Dr. Knight has specialized training in pain management, musculoskeletal medicine, and musculoskeletal ultrasound. Dr. Knight belongs to the following professional societies: American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Association of Academic Physiatrists, American Congress of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and International Society of Physical and Rehabilitative Medicine."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Knight "Medlux Rehabilitation & Wellness is a medical group that focuses on the delivery of physical medicine and rehabilitation services in the heart of Rockford, IL. The rehabilitation professionals at Medlux are specialists at helping people recover from debilitating conditions, whether they are neurological, orthopedic, sports-related, or result from a complex medical condition. Medlux provides services at our outpatient offices, specialized inpatient rehabilitation centers, hospitals and Home Care, where we form multispecialty treatment teams.

Medlux Rehabilitation and Wellness have been operating in the Chicagoland area since 2007, providing care to thousands of patients at multiple locations. We are a medical group owned and operated by a physiatrist. Medlux's model is to partner our Physiatrist and physician extenders with rehabilitation centers, skilled nursing facilities, chiropractors, & rehabilitation therapist to provide physician-directed rehabilitation care."

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14  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Acute Pain Medicine
  • General Medical Practice
  • Home Health Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Occupational & Physical Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Rehabilitation
  • Spine Physiatry
  • Sports Rehabilitation Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • SUNY Buffalo
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Temple University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Chicago
    Other Education | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Knight has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Knight's Reviews

5.0
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Dr. Knight'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

    Under 10 minutes
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