Dr. William Knight, DO

Dr. William Knight, DO

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. William Knight, DO is a spinal cord injury specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med in 1982 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine.

4224 Houma Blvd Ste 470

Metairie, LA 70006

Contact Information

(504) 456-5160

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Knight performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
high
more than 87% of peers
Low Back Pain
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Knight's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

38  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tension Headache
  • Upper Back Pain
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2  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Detroit Osteo/Bicounty Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Tufts New England Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Knight has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Knight's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Knight to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Knight's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Knight is a very con caring and understanding Dr I have ever met. I have been with Dr Knight for about 16 years. He will try to explain many ways he can to help you understand your problem as much as possible. He will listen to your problems and take them all in consideration . He's like your...more
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He's a good doctor,Dr.knight take time with his patience, very gentle,soft spoken,he care for the patience well being.
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dr knight is a great doctor. i have been seeing him for 18 years and he is the best. He has helped me so much with my problems> i highly recommend him to anyone.
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Dr. Knight is a good doctor but his office staff are the worst. They do not care if you sit on the phone waiting indefinitely for someone to pick up. They don't return phone calls. They overbook his schedule and don't care if you sit in their waiting room forever. You have to really want to see Dr...more
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