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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Knightly is Excellent. Dr. Knightly has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.2
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Knightly, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 13 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Injuries
  • Concussion
  • Gamma Knife Surgery (Stereotactic Radiosurgery)
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Infection
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Knightly graduated from UMDNJ, Newark. He has 3 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)


Dr. Knightly has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Monmouth Medical Center 
  • St Barnabas Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. John Joseph Knightly MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. John J. Knightly practice?
Dr. John Knightly has 1 office location.
Dr. John Knightly practices Neurological Surgery near Morristown, NJ.
See Morristown Neurological Surgeons.