Our Providers

Charles Knight, Jr., M.D., FACS

Surgery / General and Vascular

Highland Clinic Main Campus
1455 E. Bert Kouns
Second Floor, Suite 202
Shreveport, LA 71105
Office: (318) 798-4691 | Fax: (318) 798-4412
Hours: Monday – Friday | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Primary Specialty Areas

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovenous Laser Ablation for Varicose Veins
  • Sclerotherapy for Spider Veins
  • Treatment of Chronic Venous Insufficiency and Disorders
  • Vascular Ultrasound and Interpretation

Medical Services Provided

  • Endoscopy
    • Gastroscopy
    • Colonoscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • General Surgical Procedures
    • Hernias
    • Gallbladder
    • Colon, Small Bowel and Stomach
    • Anorectal
    • Thyroid/Parathyroid
    • Appendix
    • Soft Tissues Tumors
    • Breast – Benign and Malignant
  • Vascular Surgical Procedures
    • Aortic and Peripheral Artery Aneurysms
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Ischemia, Lower Extremities
    • AV Fistulas for Dialysis Access
    • Varicose Vein Surgery (Minimally Invasive)

Meet Your Doctor

Dr. Charles Knight is Board Certified in General and Vascular Surgery and has been at Highland Clinic in practice for 33 years. He performs a wide variety of surgical procedures in both the general and vascular surgery fields and has a special interest in treatment of varicose veins and venous disease. He has served as an executive panel member for numerous affiliate organizations throughout his career and recently served as one of two Governors from Louisiana on the College of Surgeons.

Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • Certification of Special Qualification in Vascular Surgery

Honors

  • Justin Potter Medical Scholarship – Vanderbilt University 1975-1979
  • Howard Gray Travel Award (best resident) Department of Surgery – Mayo Clinic 1982
  • Surgical Resident Teacher of the Year – Mayo Clinic 1983 and 1984
  • Member – National Heart, Lung, Blood Advisory Council (National Institutes of Health) 1984-1986
  • Louisiana Representative – American College of Surgeons, Young Surgeons Meeting, Chicago, Illinois 1989
  • President – Louisiana Chapter of American College of Surgeons 1999
  • President – Surgical Association of Louisiana 2002
  • President – Shreveport Medical Society 2004
  • President – Christus Schumpert Hospital Staff 2010-2011
  • Governor – Louisiana American College of Surgeons 2006-2011

Education

1971-1975: Vanderbilt University – Nashville, TN – Elected into Phi Beta Kappa, Graduated Summa Cum Laude  

1975 – 1979: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine – Nashville, TN – Elected into Alpha Omega Alpha

1979 – 1984: Internship/Residency: General Surgery Mayo Clinic – Rochester, MN 

1984 – 1985: Fellowship, Vascular Surgery: Mayo Clinic – Rochester, MN