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Jason McKnight,MD, FAAFP

Family Care Bryan: 979.776.8440
Jason McKnight

About

Dr. McKnight is a board-certified Family Medicine physician from the rural east Texas town of Chester. He is a current member of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Leadership College Class of 2019, and a voting member of the TMA Committee on rural medicine.

During his medical residency, he received special training in primary care endoscopy, especially as it relates to colorectal cancer screening. He is currently the director of a grant improving colorectal cancer screening access to rural and underserved communities. Dr. McKnight is also heavily involved in both undergraduate and graduate medical education, specifically relating to primary care medicine, hospital medicine, primary care endoscopy, health care policy and patient advocacy. He has co-authored a book section on lower gastrointestinal conditions, and writes occasional blog posts on a variety of medical related topics for patient education.

Dr. McKnight earned his medical degree from the University of Texas-Houston Medical School (now McGovern Medical School). He also graduated from Texas A&M University with a Master’s degree in nutrition and metabolism. Dr. McKnight is married to a local veterinarian, and he enjoys spending time outside, with family, and on his family's cattle ranch.

Services & Specialties

Credentials

Titles

  • Clinical Associate Professor-Department of Primary Care and Rural Medicine
  • Director of Residency Recruitment-Texas A&M Family Medicine Residency Program

Education & Training

  • Sam Houston State University, BS, Animal Science, 2008
  • Texas A&M University, MS, Nutrition (Amino Acid Biochemistry/Metabolomics), 2010
  • University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston Medical School (McGovern Medical School), MD, 2014
  • Texas A&M Family Medicine Residency2017

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Family Medicine (2017)

Locations

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