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Elizabeth Doby Knackstedt, M.D.

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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address
(801) 213-3599
Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building
81 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
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Bio

Dr. Knackstedt received her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine and completed her Pediatric Residency and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship at the University of Utah/Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City, UT. She also served as Chief Resident.

She is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of Utah and Primary Children’s Medical Center.

Dr. Knackstedt’s clinical interests include infections in immunocompromised children, such as those with cancer or who have received transplants. She is interested in quality improvement and delivering value-based care to this special population. Dr. Knackstedt is also interested in the long-term care of children with HIV.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Infectious Diseases)

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Infectious Diseases)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-6791 Williams Building
295 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

Dr. Knackstedt received her B.A. at Wake Forest University and her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine. She trained in pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Utah, and she served as Chief Resident as well.

She joined the faculty at the University of Utah in 2013 as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Dr. Knackstedt is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, The Infectious Diseases Society of America and HIV Medicine Association. She recently completed a two year appointment to the AAP’s Section on Infectious Diseases Executive Committee and will continue to serve on its Nominations Committee.

Dr. Knackstedt’s research interests include quality improvement, value-based care and outcomes research, especially as it relates to infections in immunocompromised children, such as oncology patients and solid organ and stem cell transplant recipients. She is working on program development in Infectious Diseases in Immunocompromised Hosts. She is also interested in outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy in this population as well. She has published over 15 peer-reviewed scientific articles, textbook chapters, and scientific abstracts.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Fellow
Chief Resident University of Utah School of Medicine
Pediatrics
Chief Resident
Residency University of Utah School of Medicine
Pediatrics
Resident
Professional Medical Emory University
Medicine, cum laude
M.D.
Undergraduate Wake Forest University
Political Science, summa cum laude
B.A.

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