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Patient Reviews

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Knight is Excellent. Dr. Knight has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Knight, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Knight graduated from Creighton University, Omaha. He has 3 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Knight has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Campus 
  • John Muir Medical Center, Concord Campus 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. John Knight MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 34 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. John Knight practice?
Dr. John Knight has 1 office location.
Dr. John Knight practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Walnut Creek, CA.
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