Dr. Scott McKnight, MD

Dr. Scott McKnight, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Scott McKnight, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Katy, TX and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 2005 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

23920 Katy Fwy Ste 580

Katy, TX 77494

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McKnight "Patients should be treated like we, healthcare professionals, would want to be treated. No complaint or problem will be minimized. All questions will be addressed. Patients will be cared for in a timely and efficient manner. Colon and rectal problems are often ignored and can be uncomfortable to discuss. The Colon and Rectal Clinic strives to make patients feel welcome and as comfortable as possible."

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

27  Conditions Treated

30  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistula Repair
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incontinence Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Prolapse Treatment
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Wake Forest University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McKnight has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McKnight's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McKnight to family and friends
44 total reviews (28 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. McKnight's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (28)

Dr, McKnight is a highly skilled surgeon. He accessed my condition, and he diagrammed and explained each step of my surgery. All of my questions and concerns were addressed by Dr. McKnight. His training is unparalleled. His professional staff provided appointments and scheduling that were always...more
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Dr. McKnight is an excellent surgeon who is very caring and goes beyond to take care of his patients. He listens and explains whatever is necessary to his patients. I was in a lot of pain and after the initial visit he recommended surgery and the outcome of the surgery was excellent. I would...more
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The most significant medical experience of my life turned out to be among the most successful due in no small measure to the sheer excellence of Dr. Scott McKnight. I had to have a polyp removed and he used state of the art robotics which produced minimal incisions. I was walking that night and...more
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My experience with Dr. McKnight was excellent. He is very professional, has a lot of experience as a surgeon and is a very kind and respectable person. I recommend this surgeon to anyone who may need Colon and/or Rectal surgery.
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My experience with Dr. McKnight was excellent, from the moment we were referred to his office, his staff is very professional, especially Virginia who does the scheduling. She and Dr. McKnight went out of their way to schedule necessary exams, and eventually a much needed surgery. He answered all...more
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