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Dr. Robert Knego, M.D.

Neurologist

4/5(43)
5831 Bee Ridge Road #100 Neurosurgery An Sarasota FL, 34233
Rating

4/5

About

Dr. Robert Knego practices Neurological Surgery in Sarasota, FL. As a Neurological Surgeon, Dr. Knego prevents, diagnoses, evaluates, and treats disorders of the autonomic, peripheral, and central nervous systems. Neurological Surgeons are trained to treat such disorders as spinal canal stenosis, herniated discs, tumors, fractures, and spinal deformities, among many others.

Education and Training

Univ of Fl Coll of Med, Gainesville Fl 1988

University of Florida College of Medicine 1988

Board Certification

Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Neurological SurgeryABNS

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Treatments

  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Scoliosis
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Herniated Disc
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease (ddd)
  • Lumecca

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons  

Dr. Robert Knego, M.D.'s Practice location

Practice At 5831 Bee Ridge Road #100 Neurosurgery And Spine Specialists

5831 Bee Ridge Road #100 Neurosurgery An -
Sarasota, FL 34233
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New patients: 941-366-5880, 941-308-5700
Fax: 941-308-5759, 941-364-9001

5831 Bee Ridge Rd Suite 100 -
Sarasota, FL 34233
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New patients: 941-308-5700

Dr. Robert Knego, M.D.'s reviews

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Patient Experience with Dr. Knego


4.0

Based on 43 reviews

Dr. Robert Knego, M.D. has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 43 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Neurologist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Neurologist Dr. Robert Knego, who serves patients in Sarasota, Florida.

Being a well-versed neurologist, Dr. Knego specializes in complex spinal reconstruction, degenerative spinal disorders and deformities, minimally invasive spinal surgery, brain and spinal tumors, radiosurgery, and pain surgery. He is in practice with Neurosurgery and Spine Specialists, which has provided state-of-the-art neurosurgical care to residents of Sarasota, Florida and the surrounding areas since 1995. 

Dedicated to a complex field of medicine, the providers of Neurosurgery and Spine Specialists practice with the highest degree of compassion, education, training, skill, professionalism, and ethics. They are involved in many areas of hospital and community leadership.   

Licensed to practice in both Florida and Texas, Dr. Knego is affiliated with Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, Cape Surgery Center, Doctors Same Day Surgery Center, and Advanced Surgery Center of Sarasota, LLC. He has served as Chief of Surgery at Sarasota Memorial, and was instrumental in creating the Neuroscience Department at the said facility. 

In addition, he was a president of Sarasota County Medical Society for two years, and was appointed to and served on the Florida Brain Tumor Advisory Board.

A 1988 graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine, Dr. Knego went on to perform his internship and residency in neurological surgery at the same educational venue. He was taught under the tutelage of Dr. Albert Rhoton.  

Paving his way to excellence, the doctor is board-certified through the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS). The broad aim of the ABNS is to encourage the study, improve the practice, elevate the standards and advance the science of neurological surgery and thereby serve the cause of public health.

With his clinical research experience involving ongoing studies, Dr. Knego serves on the faculty at Kyphon and lectures on the topic of restoring spinal function through minimally invasive therapies. He also serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Florida.

In good standing with a number of professional organizations, he is a member of the North American Spine Society, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (Fellow), the Sarasota County Medical Society, and the Florida State Medical Society. He also serves on the Professional Advisory Board of the Cancer Support Community.

Neurology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the nervous system. Neurologists are licensed medical specialists who diagnose and treat disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles of patients. They examine a patient’s mental and physical status, conduct medical tests and scans, and evaluate the results to diagnose and treat the patient.

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SARASOTA MEMORIAL HOSPITALl

1700 S TAMIAMI TRL SARASOTA FL 34239

Head west on Bee Ridge Road (FL 758) 4.8 mi
Turn right onto Tamiami Trail (US 41) 1.4 mi
Turn left onto Waldemere Street 468 ft
Turn left onto Hawthorne Street 168 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF SARASOTAl

5731 BEE RIDGE RD SARASOTA FL 34233

Head west on Bee Ridge Road (FL 758) 626 ft
Make a U-turn onto Bee Ridge Road (FL 758) 1163 ft
Turn left onto Cattlemen Road 795 ft
Turn left onto Cattleridge Boulevard 577 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

LAKEWOOD RANCH MEDICAL CENTERl

8330 LAKEWOOD RANCH BLVD BRADENTON FL 34202

Head west on Bee Ridge Road (FL 758) 626 ft
Make a U-turn onto Bee Ridge Road (FL 758) 2516 ft
Take the ramp on the right 1514 ft
Merge left onto I 75 5.9 mi
Take the ramp on the right towards University Pkwy 1675 ft
Keep right at the fork 538 ft
Go straight onto University Parkway 2917 ft
Turn left onto Town Center Parkway 1550 ft
Turn right onto Health Park Way 773 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right