Rebecca W Knackstedt
Rebecca W Knackstedt

Rebecca W Knackstedt

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Overview

I am a plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in microsurgery, as well as a certified functional medicine provider. My main research interest is in surgical prehabiiltation with nutrition, supplementation and exercise.  I am also interested in studying the microbiomes of the body, how they respond to surgery and how they influence surgical and oncologic outcomes.

Positions

Assistant Professor of Surgery in the School of Medicine

2022 School of Medicine

Education

B.S. 2008

2008 Denison University

Ph.D. 2015

2015 Medical University of South Carolina

M.D. 2015

2015 Medical University of South Carolina

Plastic Surgery Resident

2021 Cleveland Clinic, Main Campus

IFM Certified Practitioner (IFMCP)

2022 Institute for Functional Medicine

Microsurgery Fellow

2022 Cleveland Clinic, Main Campus

Publications, Grants & Awards

Offices & Contact

Baker House 103
Durham, NC
27710