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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Knauft is Excellent. Dr. Knauft has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Knauft, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Knauft graduated from Loma Linda University. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Knauft has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Sentara Leigh Hospital 
  • Sentara Bayside Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard D Knauft MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 48 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard D. Knauft practice?
Dr. Richard Knauft has 3 office locations.
Dr. Richard Knauft practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Suffolk, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Portsmouth, VA.
See Suffolk Orthopedic Surgeons.