Dr. Richard Knight, MD
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Dr. Richard Knight, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Knight is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital , Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital.

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    Dr. Knight's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      GOOD
    • Office environment
      GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
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    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in General Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Fracture
    • Gallstones
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia

    Education

    • Medical School
      Tulane Univ Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1983

    • Internship Hospital
      Mount Sinai Hospital

      Completed in 1984

    • Residency Hospital
      Mount Sinai Hospital

      Completed in 1989

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Univ Tx

      Completed in 1991

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Transplant Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Kidney Surgery
    • Laparotomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Wound Repair