Dr. Daniel R. Knight
Dr. Daniel R. Knight is one of the two primary surgeons of Knight and Sanders Plastic Surgery.
He received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University in 1979 and MD from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport in 1983. After completing a five year residency in General Surgery at LSU in 1988, he completed a two year residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at LSU-New Orleans. He completed his training with a fellowship in Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery in Phoenix.
Dr. Knight entered private practice in 1991 in Shreveport at the Highland Clinic. He was certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 1997 and re-certified in 2006.
Dr. Knight’s early practice was heavily weighted in reconstructive surgery following trauma and cancer treatment. He performed the area’s first microvascular free fibula mandible reconstruction in 1992 and was co-surgeon on the area’s first successful thumb reconstruction using a microvascular great toe transfer in 1996.
Dr. Knight spent several years as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedics at LSU School of Medicine teaching residents reconstructive hand surgery.
Although Dr. Knight dedicates a significant portion of his practice to breast reconstruction, his focus is primarily on cosmetic plastic surgery, with a particular interest in cosmetic surgery of the breast and body contouring. He has extensive experience in treating women with silicone breast implant problems. Dr. Knight is highly regarded among plastic surgeons in Shreveport, LA for prioritizing the overall long-term health of his patients when recommending and rendering treatments that meet different cosmetic needs.
While based in Louisiana, Dr. Knight continues to welcome patients from all over the country. Patients from Boston to Los Angeles have traveled to Shreveport for their plastic surgery not only for Dr. Knight’s expertise but also because of the affordability of the surgery, the caring attitude of his staff and the comfortable, state-of-the-art facilities.
Working together with Dr. Kenneth Sanders, Dr. Knight continues with his commitment to helping men and women of different ages look and feel their best, while ensuring their optimum health during and after the procedure.