Wilson native joins Texas medical practice

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SAN ANTONIO — Wilson native and distinguished nephrologist Kendral R. Knight, M.D., has joined South Texas Renal Care.

In his new role, Knight will deliver care for individuals managing a variety of renal diseases and disorders including hypertension, acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease and end state renal disease.

Knight has practiced medicine in the United States and abroad for nearly 12 years. He was matched with the Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington, for his three years of residency. Upon graduating from Magidan, he received the Army Commendation Medal for exceptional service as an internal medicine resident while assigned to the Department of Medicine.

He was relocated to San Antonio, Texas, where he served as a battalion surgeon with the Army South Special Troops Battalion Fort Houston, Texas, and as an internal medicine physician at Brook Army Medical Center where he was assigned to oversee and train the new residents and interns.

Knight graduated from James B. Hunt Jr. High School, Duke University in Durham and the East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine in Greenville.

He is married to Shaundra Knight, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, and the couple has two children, Madison and Jacob.

Dr. Knight is the son of Matyre Knight and the late Arthur Knight of Wilson.