Workers Compensation

At the Hand and Wrist Institute, Dr. John Knight has over 25 years of experience in the treatment of industrial injuries to the hand and upper extremity.

Dr. Knight provides quality and efficient care to ensure the injured worker can return back to their job as soon as possible. Dr. Knight will work with the employer and insurance carrier to return you to modified work as soon as possible. Dr. Knight first and foremost is a patient advocate and will do what is in the injured workers best interest always. If represented by an attorney, Dr. Knight will work with the attorney to bring the case to a successful conclusion as soon as possible.

The Hand and Wrist Institute has a dedicated line for the worker’s compensation carrier to get a work status promptly. However this is not utilized very often as Dr. Knight provides 24 hour report turn around that is immediately sent to the carrier and attorneys so there is no reason for a delay in care.

While Dr. Knight has a very busy practice, there is seldom any significant time spent sitting in the waiting room. He will perform a comprehensive exam and order appropriate tests. He will aggressively deal with the typical utilization review company denials and delays to get your treatment approved to prevent unnecessary delay and suffering. Conservative care is always the rule initially. If surgery is necessary, Dr. Knight , will perform the most minimally invasive procedure possible to minimize scarring allowing for a quicker recovery. Once the injured worker has recovered, Dr. Knight will perform an accurate impairment rating with over 25 years of experience in performing AMA ratings.


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Dr. John Knight
Dr. John Knight

Dr. Knight is a renowned hand, wrist and upper extremity surgeon with over 25 years of experience. Dr. Knight is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Fellowship trained. Dr Knight has appeared on CNN, The Doctors TV, Good Morning America, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Forbes, The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, Oxygen network and more.