Director, Bassett Spine Care Institute, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Bassett Healthcare Network,, One Atwell Road, Cooperstown, New York, USA
Dr. Reginald Knight is a Fellowship trained Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon. Dr. Knight's extensive experience and patient focus set him apart as an outstanding physician. His practice of spinal surgery has spanned two decades and is not limited by spinal region or patient age.
Furthermore, Dr. Knight is the Director of the Bassett Spine Care Institute and President of the Bassett Healthcare Network Medical Staff.
Dr. Knight earned a Doctorate of Medicine from State University of New York at Upstate Medical Center in New York City. He completed a general surgery internship and orthopedic surgical residency through New York Medical College. A Louis Goldstein Spinal Fellow, Dr. Knight completed advanced training in spinal surgery through the University of Rochester School of Medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY.
A recipient of many honors and awards, Dr. Knight received the Outstanding Instructor Award from Creighton University in Omaha, NE. During that time he was Associate Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation. In addition, at Creighton University, Dr. Knight served in other important capacities including Director of the Orthopedic Residency Program and Co-Director of the Biomedical Research Center. The University recognized his many other successes and bestowed additional awards to Dr. Knight.
Taking leadership roles in many professional societies, Dr. Knight is an active member of several prominent organizations that include the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society, Orthopaedic Research Society, Scoliosis Research Society, and Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (Founding Member). In addition, Dr. Knight is a Founding Board Member of Tabor 100, an organization of African-American businesspeople committed to developing economic and educational excellence and social equity.
An avid researcher and prolific author, Dr. Knight has presented and published more than 250 exhibits, abstracts, journal articles, and textbook chapters. As a Clinical Investigator, Dr. Knight has been very involved in many multicenter clinical trials.