John M. MacKnight

John M. MacKnight, MD

Division:
General Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Care
Department:
Medicine
Primary Location:
University Physicians Charlottesville

Suite 2100

415 Ray C. Hunt Dr.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Directions
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Internal Medicine; Sports Medicine
Clinical Practice:
Primary Care
About
Title:
Professor
Biography

A faculty member since 1996, John MacKnight, MD, is a professor of internal medicine at UVA. He is also the medical director and primary care team physician for UVA Athletics, and has an adjunct clinical appointment in orthopedic surgery. In this latter role, MacKnight sees athletes and active individuals for non-operative orthopedic care and concussions.

Born and raised in Fredericksburg, MacKnight attended the University of Delaware for undergraduate training, and then went on to Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia for medical school. He completed his internal medicine residency at UVA, followed by a primary care sports medicine fellowship at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

MacKnight has been recognized as one of America’s Top Doctors, declared a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, and he has received top patient satisfaction scores during his tenure at UVA Health.

MacKnight is married with four children. In his free time, he enjoys following all UVA sports, traveling, exploring new foods and photography. 

Awards
  • 2015-2020 Best Doctors in America® List 
  • 2012 Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine
Education
Primary:
Jefferson Medical College
Residency:
University of Virginia
Fellowships:
University of North Carolina