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Barbara Knight, MD

4.9 out of 5 stars

Accepting New Patients



Clinical Interests:

Newborn care
Breastfeeding medicine 
Well-child check-ups
Adolescent health 
Health maintenance and education
Routine immunizations 

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Dr. Knight discovered a passion for medicine and caring for children at an early age and has since dedicated her time to pediatrics. At the completion of her medical training, Dr. Knight was recognized for excellent and compassionate care delivered to her patients at the University of Texas in Houston - Texas Medical Center. 

She understands the great responsibility it is to care for children and help them grow to be healthy and thriving adults. 

Dr. Knight enjoys getting to know her patients and building strong relationships with families. Her goal is to include families as part of the treatment plan while providing individualized care that focuses on evidence-based medicine.  She is also very passionate about helping mothers through their breastfeeding journey.

Education & Training

Medical School:

University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center


Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston

Patient Reviews

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  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Explained Things Clearly

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Involved in Care Decisions

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Spent Enough Time

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Listened Carefully

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Showed Courtesy & Respect

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Likelihood to Recommend

4.9 out of 5 (202 ratings, 71 comments)

  • Apr 2, 2024

    Dr. Knight is the best pediatrician in all of SWFL. She's excellent, intelligent, kind, always explains everything in detail, and genuinely cares about our children's health. Plus, she's always available for questions via MyChart messaging.

  • Mar 25, 2024

    Luna 1st time meeting Barbara and she did such an amazing job learning who Luna was by asking alot of questions.

  • Mar 22, 2024

    Dr knight was exceptional! Truly exhibited the Lee Health mission and vision. She is one of the best doctors I see in this office. She listened, cared and helped me get help for my [ ].

  • Mar 19, 2024

    Awesome Doctor's and staff

  • Mar 12, 2024

    Dr. Knight is one of the best pediatricians I have ever met. She cares about her patients and you can tell she loves her job. She followed up with me almost every few days when my infant had [ ] to check on him for weeks and would stay as long as I needed duri ng my appointment to make sure I understood our care plan. There isn't anyone else I trust with my kids health, except Dr. Knight.

  • Mar 5, 2024

    Dr. Knight is thee best hands down, she takes the time to acknowledge concerns and addresses them by thoroughly explaining every aspect. I would highly recommend her.

  • Feb 27, 2024

    Dr. Knight and every single person in her office is extremely friendly, welcoming and helpful. We feel very comfortable with this office and staff and trust them with our daughters care. The compassion they show is unmatched and we are grateful for this care t eam!

  • Feb 23, 2024

    We absolutely love Dr. Knight. She always spends a lot of time answering any questions we have and we never feel rushed. She's also great with our son who doesn't like going to the doctor. We're so glad we found her as we're new to the area.

  • Feb 23, 2024

    Dr. Knight made my child feel extra safe at her level

  • Feb 21, 2024

    Awesome doctor! Very professional.

  • Jan 30, 2024

    The best pediatrician I chose, I really liked the service and care for my son, she explains things in a clear way that I can understand, I loved Doctor Bárbara

  • Jan 30, 2024

    Love Dr. Knight! She is very knowledgeable, thorough, and compassionate. My son felt comfortable with her and we appreciate her care and concern every time we see her. Top notch!

  • Jan 30, 2024

    Dr Knight was very thorough and caring for my son. We are very happy to find a wonderful Pediatrician for him.

  • Jan 29, 2024

    Doctor Knight was very helpful and understanding

  • Dec 29, 2023

    Thank you

  • Dec 23, 2023

    Knight, Barbra

  • Dec 16, 2023

    The best care my children have ever had, Doctor Barbara Knight is extremely concerned and cautious about my children's health care, I feel safe and confident in having her as my children's pediatrician. Quality care and love for patients.

  • Dec 12, 2023

    The front office staff was incredibly kind to my daughter and seemed excited to see us.

  • Dec 11, 2023


  • Dec 4, 2023

    Phenomenal service. Made my daughter feel comfortable and also educated her regarding her visit. Thank you again Dr. Knight

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