Chris Kneip, MD

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Chris Kneip, MD

Sports Medicine


Dr. Kneip is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Texas A&M University, before graduating with honors from Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine. After graduation, Dr. Kneip completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He then went on to complete a fellowship in sports medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. While in fellowship training, Dr. Kneip assisted in the care of teams such as the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, and the Houston Rockets. Dr. Kneip is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons.

An avid hunter, Dr. Kneip enjoys being outside in the woods almost as much as he enjoys rooting for the Aggies. Known for his relatable personality and big smile, Dr. Kneip is respected and loved by his wife and four kids, as well as all of his patients.

Certifications

  • ACLS Certified
  • ATLS Certified

Awards and Accomplishments

  • OITE Award for top OITE score (2009)
  • Helen Salyer Anderson Award for Outstanding Graduating Senior in Academic Achievement
  • Junior Alpha Omega Alpha (2004)
  • Scott & White Memorial Hospital Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Achievement
  • Elvin Estus Smith Award for top medical student in Medical Physiology
  • Vesalius Award for top overall Anatomy Student
  • McGraw-Hill/Appleton Lange Award for top medical student

 

Education

  • High School
    Temple High School
    Graduated with Honors 1995
  • Undergraduate
    Texas A&M University
    B.S. Exercise Physiology
    Graduated Summa Cum Laude 2000
  • Medical Education
    Texas A&M College of Medicine
    Graduated with Honors 2005
  • Residency Training
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    University of Mississippi Medical Center
    2005 – 2010
  • Fellowship
    Baylor College of Medicine Sports Medicine Fellowship
    2010 – 2011
  • Certifications
    ACLS Certified
    ATLS Certified

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Examinations

  • USMLE Step 1 – Passed 5/2003 with score of249
  • USMLE Step 2 – Passed 7/2004 with score of 256
  • USMLE Step 3 – Passed 2007

Research

“The Utility of the 22-Modifier in Obese Acetabular Surgery”

Medical School & Residency Honors/Awards

  • OITE Award for top OITE score (2009)
  • Helen Salyer Anderson Award for Outstanding Graduating Senior in Academic
    Achievement May 2005
  • Junior Alpha Omega Alpha (2004)
  • Scott & White Memorial Hospital Scholarship for Outstanding Academic
    Achievement (2003 & 2004)
  • Elvin Estus Smith Award for top medical student in Medical Physiology (2002)
  • Vesalius Award for top overall Anatomy Student (2002)
  • McGraw-Hill/Appleton Lange Award for top medical student in 2001-2002

Other Awards & Accomplishments

  • Distinguished Honor Graduate for the Kinesiology Department, Texas A&M
    University, Department of Education (2000)
  • Emil Mamaliga Scholarship Recipient (1999)
  • Selected to and played for Texas A&M Men’s Club Soccer Team 1998 & 1999
  • Aggie Spirit Collegiate License Plate Scholarship recipient (1998)
  • Academic Excellence Award Scholarship from Bell County A&M Mother’s
    Club (1997)
  • A.E. Martell Monsanto Chemistry Scholarship (1995)

Medical Work History

  • 2011 – Present
    Capital Ortho, PLLC Partner
  • 2010 – 2011
    Fellow Baylor College of Medicine Sports Medicine Fellowship Program Houston, TX
  • 7/2005 – 6/2010
    Orthopedic Surgery Resident
    University of Mississippi Medical Center
    Jackson, MS
  • 6/2002 – 7/2002
    Pediatric Preceptorship Program
    Bryan, TX
  • 1/2000 – 6/2001
    Exercise Physiologist in Cardiac Rehabilitation
    Scott & White Memorial Hospital
    Temple, TX

Volunteer History

  • 7/2006-present
    Graduate Medical Education Committee Member
  • 6/2006-present
    Duty Hours Committee Member
  • 9/2005
    Assisted with clean-up after Hurricane Katrina
    Meadowbrook Church of Christ
    Seminary, MS
  • 4/2005
    Medical Mission Trip to China with Pediatric Department of Scott & White
    Memorial Hospital
  • 1/2002 – 5/2005
    Class of 2005 Vice President
    Texas A&M University College of Medicine
  • 9/2004-5/2005
    Graduation Committee
    Texas A&M University College of Medicine
  • 10/2003 – 3/2004
    Committee Member for the LCME Educational Program for MD degree
    Texas A&M University College of Medicine
  • 9/2002 – 5/2005
    Sports Medicine Interest Group Member
    Texas A&M University College of Medicine
  • 10/2001 – 412002
    Open House Committee Member
    Texas A&M University College of Medicine
  • 9/2001 – 5/2005
    Christian Medical Association Member
    Texas A&M University College of Medicine
  • 8/1995 – 12/1999
    Aggies for Christ Member
    Texas A&M University