Dr. Knuth is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in pediatric orthopaedics, limb lengthening, and reconstructive surgery. He has been practicing in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago since 1998. His special interests are pediatric fracture care, club foot, scoliosis, and limb length inequality.
After completing his undergraduate education, medical school, and Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program at Northwestern University in Chicago, Dr. Knuth went on to complete his Pediatric Orthopaedic and Scoliosis Fellowship at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas.
Dr. Knuth is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, and the Limb Lengthening and Reconstructive Society.
Dr. Knuth has been recognized for his compassion and excellence in the care of his patients. As a father of six children, and foster father to many more, he prides himself in understanding the parent child relationship and its impact on medical care. His one and only goal is to provide the finest quality of pediatric and adolescent orthopaedic care in a comfortable and caring environment.
Dr. Knuth enjoys spending time with his wife and six children. He is an avid sports fan and likes his rock ‘n’ roll music.
Affiliations and Associations
POSNA-Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
L.L.R.S. – The Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society
Alpha Omega Alpha, Northwestern University Chapter, 1991
Gourineni PV, Knuth AE, Nuber GF: Radiographic evaluation of the position of implants in the medial malleolus in relation to the ankle joint space: anteroposterior compared with mortise radiographs. JBJS 81A(3): 364-369, 1999
Katz RT, Tolekis RJ, Knuth AE: Somatosensory- evoked and Dermatomal evoked potentials are not clinically useful in the prognostication of acute spinal cord injury. Spine 16(7): 730-735, 1991
AOA – Kellogg Leadership Series Graduate, 2008
America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals, 2002-2003
Guide to America’s Top Surgeons, Consumer Research Council of America, 2002, 2005
Kingston’s Who’s Who, lifetime member 2002
Assistant to Sports Medicine Faculty Chicago Cubs Baseball, 1997
First Place Award, Bernard M. Baruch National Essay Contest for Medical Students, 1990