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Dr. John G. Knecht, D.P.M.

Podiatrist, Foot and Ankle Surgeon

In practice since 1974


Personal and Professional Bio

Dr. Knecht specializes in all aspects of medical and surgical care of the foot and ankle. He is on staff at UTMB Galveston, Mainland Medical Center, and Memorial Southeast Hospital.

He is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics, as well as being a Fellow in the American College o... Read more

Areas of Interest

Foot and Ankle Arthritis Care, Diabetes-Related Foot Conditions, Complete Bunion and Hammertoe Correction, General and Complex Fracture Repair, Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery


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Gulf Coast Podiatry

Dr. John G. Knecht, D.P.M.

1529 39th street
Galveston, TX - 77550

(409) 762-6433

Hospital Affiliations

U.T.M.B. Galveston Orthopedic Department Galveston, TX
Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Houston, TX
Clear Lake Regional Medical Center Webster, TX
Mainland Hospital Texas City, TX

Accepted Insurance

Our office is a participating provider in Medicare, Medicaid, Aetna, Blue Cross, and most Medicare, HMO, and common insurance programs.

Cash Pay Option Available  Cash Pay Option Available


Bachelors Degree
University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, TX - B.S. Healthcare Administration

Medical School
Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine - Doctor of Podiatric Medicine - 1972
Cum Laude

Residency in Foot Surgery - Northlake Community Hospital - 1974

Board Certifications

American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS)

American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM)





Medical Publications/Articles, Presentations, Research

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