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Dr. Thomas Knecht, MD

Dr. Thomas Knecht, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism ·  Male · Age 63


Dr. Thomas Knecht, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in San Luis Obispo, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.


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(805) 349-8972

Dr. Knecht accepts the following insurance:

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Medicare
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Knecht's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Knecht treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Knecht treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Thyroid Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Knecht treats Thyroid Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Knecht treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Graves' Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Knecht treats Graves' Disease more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Knecht treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Knecht's conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Tumor
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Cushing's Syndrome
Diabetes
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Female Infertility
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Hashimoto's Disease
Hyperaldosteronism
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypertension, Adrenal Gland-Induced
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Insulin Pump Therapy
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Pheochromocytoma
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Retina Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Testosterone Deficiency
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
Thyroiditis
Ultrasound, Thyroid
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Care Philosophy

Endocrinology is a cognitive specialty; the only tools I use are my brain and my pen (well, my keyboard...electronic medical records and e-prescribing!). I try to take the time I deem necessary to think about the problems patients bring to me. This m...

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1995
Ucsd School Of Medicine-Endocrinology
Fellowship Hospital
1993
University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-Categorical Internal Medicine
Residency Hospital
1991
University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-Categorical Internal Medicine
Internship Hospital
1990
UCSD Sch of Med
Medical School
1988
Ucsd School Of Medicine-Phd In Physiology and Pharmacology
1979
UCSD
Undergraduate School
1995
1993
1991
1990
1988
1979

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Knecht's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Knecht

3.6

Based on 19 reviews

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1 Star
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Thia office is absolutely ridiculous. Over and hour plus wait for a scheduled appointment but if you don't wait at least an hour they will charge you $100. Avoid this office unless you have hours of time to waste waiting.
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Consider yourself lucky if you have the opportunity to be seen by Kenecht. He is the one and only doctor I have met there to fight for the patient. He's also a type 1 diabetic so he has a understanding no other endocrinologist has. I've found seeing other endocrinologist are pointless it's an...Read More
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Dr. Knecht is extremely knowledgeable in many areas, not just endocrinology. He helped us with several related issues with patience and competence.
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The office staff is unprofessional and incompetent. 90% of my appointments were rescheduled because authorization was never requested. One appointment was scheduled on a Sunday (closed). Today, I arrived EARLY at 1:16 for a 1:30 appointment to find the office closed. I took a seat in the hallway...Read More
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Dr. Knecht seemed knowledgeable and pleasant when I saw him however: he charges extra $ to justify his prescription to the insurance company and when I tried to cancel an appointment for tomorrow when they called me today, it was "too late, there will be a $100 charge for missing it". Kind of...Read More
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Central Coast Endocrinology

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