Peter A. Knight, M.D.

Peter A. Knight, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box SURG
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-6340
Fax: (585) 276-2870


The biographical information for Peter A. Knight, M.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

URMC Leadership Physician Recognition | University of Rochester Medical Center Leadership | Rochester, NY 2011
Strong Star Award for Exceptional Service, Compassion and Respect to Patients, Families, & Coworkers; (Awarded 20 times) | University of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester, New York 2005 - Present
Reengineering Cardiac Surgery Institute of Industrial Engineers 2000
HCIA Top 100 Cardiac Hospitals Award 1999
RIT/USA Today Quality Cup Award for Health Care 1998
Dean's List Dickinson College 1973 - 1976
Magna Cum Laude Dickinson College
Sigma Pi Sigma National Physics Honor Society
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society New York Medical College

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 15 available »

Lee CY; Sauer JS; Gorea HR; Martellaro AJ; Knight PA. ""Comparison of strength, consistency and speed of COR-KNOTĀ® vs. manually hand-tied knots in an ex vivo minimally invasive model"". Innovations. 2014; 9(2): 111-116.
John F. Lazar, MD; Margaret Compton, BS; Faqian Li MD PhD; Peter Knight MD. "EXCISING A GIANT Report of a 7-cm Coronary Artery Aneurysm". Texas Heart Institute Journal. 2013; 40(2): 173-175.
Tchantchaleishvili,Vakhtang; Barrus, Bryan; Knight, Peter; Jones, Carolyn; Watson, Thomas; Hicks, George. "Six-year integrated cardiothoracic surgery residency applicants: Characteristics, expectations, and concerns". The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2013; 146(4): 753-758.
Conlin, F.; Sifain, A.; Knight, P.; Stern, D. "Immobile Transesophageal Echocardiographic Probe After Cardiopulmonary Bypass". Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 2013; 27(5): 955-957.
Lee CY; Knight PA; Ling FS. ""Coil embolization for a symptomatic left internal mammary arteriovenous fistula"". Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions.. 2013; .

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Surgery, Cardiac (SMD) - Primary


Surgery - American Board of Surgery
Thoracic Surgery (Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery) - American Board of Thoracic Surgery


MD | Medicine | New York Medical College1980
BS | Physics | Dickinson College1976

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at University of Rochester, Dept. of Surgery09/01/1984 - 06/30/1987
Residency in General Surgery at St. Vincent's Medical Center09/01/1981 - 06/30/1984
Internship in General Surgery at St. Vincent's Medical Center09/01/1980 - 06/30/1981