Education & Experience
Dr. McKnight graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and received a Masters of Public Health Degree in Epidemiology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is board-certified in Family Medicine and served as a Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Alabama for 26 years. During this time, Dr. McKnight taught 270 family doctors in training and authored 20 peer-review publications.
After he retired from the University of Alabama, Dr. McKnight went on to work at the VA hospital. There, he treated wounded veterans and focused on the complex pain syndromes that accompanied the veterans’ illnesses. Because of this experience, Dr. McKnight decided to pursue Pain Medicine as a full-time career.
Dr. McKnight joined Southside Pain Specialists as a pain management doctor, where he serves the greater Birmingham and Cullman areas.
Schedule A Pain Management Appointment With Dr. McKnight
Your pain may have persisted weeks, months, or years, but it doesn’t have to be this way. A pain management doctor can help you effectively manage your pain and alleviate some of the symptoms.
Dr. McKnight has the education and experience needed to treat a patient’s chronic pain stemming from a wide range of conditions. To schedule an appointment with him, you can contact Southside Pain Specialists by phone at (205) 332-3155. Southside Pain Specialists in Birmingham and Cullman is a referral-only clinic, and patients who would like to be seen by Dr. McKnight will need a physician referral.