The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

The Department of Surgery

C. Lindsay McKnight, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Trauma & Critical Care Surgery

Clinical Focus

General Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care


Medical School

East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, TN

General Surgery, Greenville Health System, Greenville, SC


Surgical Critical Care, Queens Medical Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI


American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care
Certified Nutrition Support Clinician

Professional Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Southeastern Surgical Congress
Society of Critical Care Medicine
The Eastern Association for the Surgery of trauma
Association of Academic Surgery

Current Publications

Taylor BN, Rasnake N, McNutt K, McKnight CL, Daley BJ.
Rapid ground transport of trauma patients: A moderate distance from trauma center improves survival. Journal of Surgical Research. 2018 Dec;232:318-324.

Newberry C, McKnight L, Sarav M, Pickett-Blakely O.
Going gluten free: The history and nutritional implications of today's most popular diet. Current Gastroenterology Reports. 2017 Sep 25;19(11):54.


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