Dr. John T. Knight - Official Hayabusa Sports Doctor
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon 
  • Fellowship Trained
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand
  • Cohost of the New TV Series, "Sports Surgeons"
  • Founder and Director of the Hand and Wrist Institute

 

Biography 

Dr. John T. Knight is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Founder and Director of the Hand and Wrist Institute of Beverly Hills, CA. and is considered a leading hand, wrist and upper extremity specialist, providing arthroscopic surgical procedures dealing primarily with sports-related injuries.

 

He ranks high on the list of qualified hand surgeons and is a well-respected hand surgeon in Los Angeles. He has performed over 20,000 surgeries and has over 20 years of experience.

 

Having treated countless mixed martial artists, boxers and other elite athletes, and being an active martial artist himself, Dr. Knight brings a wealth of sports-specific experience to Hayabusa.

Certifications
  • Qualified Medical Examiner, October 2000
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand, August 1996
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, July 1995
  • Federal Licensing Exam, June 1987
Education
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Shreveport, Louisiana.
  • Centenary College of Louisiana, B.S. (Biology)
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

Dr. Knight in the Media 

Dr. Knight has appeared on CNN, Good Morning America, Radio shows and been featured in the most prominent publications across the country.

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