Dr. Colin Knight is an unparalleled expert in his field, and his devotion to understanding the intricacies of our bodies’ connection to health allows him to accurately comment on and hypothesize in specialized areas. Dedicated to higher education, Dr. Knight is a published author with extensive material in various publications such as the Journal of Pediatric Surgery. He also has impressive experience in presenting his findings: At Allegheny General Hospital in 2003, he presented “Trauma in Pregnancy;” at American College of Surgeons in 2004 he lectured on “Computer-Assisted, Robot-Enhanced Microsurgery in an Animal Model;” and at Miami Children’s Hospital in 2014, Colin educated the conference on “Sleep and Fatigue.” He is a routine presenter for the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s General Pediatric Review and Self-Assessment and a trainer for Advanced Trauma Life Support courses in South Florida.
Dr. Colin Knight began his higher education at Yale University, earning his BS in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, graduating in 1991. He continued without pause, heading south to the University of Virginia to obtain his MD, graduating in 1995. After a surgical internship, also at the University of Virginia, Dr. Knight went on active duty in the United States Air Force as a Flight Surgeon in 1996. He served for four years as a primary care doctor to flyers and their families. As a trained aircraft mishap investigator, he served as a human-factors expert for several aircraft mishaps including a fatal F-16 crash. He practiced travel and occupational medicine and served abroad in support of first Persian Gulf war. He flew routinely with his squadron, and logged hours on other airframes as well. He was honored with the Air Force Achievement Medal and the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award.