Orlando Dermatologic Surgeon
801 North Orange Ave, Suite 520
Orlando, Florida 32801 US
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Personal Statement

Our mission: to promote health and beauty through hard work, skill, and scientific honesty. To find solutions. To make our patients happy.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology


American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS)
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)

Consultation Fee

Free. With cosmetic coordinator. One-on-one skin care/cosmetic consultations are available with the doctor for a fee.

Awards & Recognition

Orlando Magazine Top Doctors, 2008 - 2015
Professional Recognition:
President, Central Florida Society of Dermatology

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Knight has hospital affiliations at Orlando Health (Dr. Knight is the Chief of Dermatology at Orlando Health).


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Indiana University, Bloomington
    Medical: MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: University of Hawaii, Queen’s Hospital, Honolulu
    Residency: Dermatology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City

Treatments offered at Knight Dermatology Institute

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I had V Beam laser, I now have extremely painful blister and black scabs on my face that weep. What went wrong? (Photo)

Hi and thanks. This result is typical when short "pulse widths" are used (i.e. less than 3ms). We use these settings on purpose when we treat birth... READ MORE

Is IPL appropriate for a vascular lesion on Middle Eastern skin? (Photo)

Hi and thanks! My first choice here would be pulse dye laser not IPL. It's much more effective and much safer in this scenario.That being said,... READ MORE

How long should I wait after I quit smoking to get subcision for acne scars and botox for frown lines?

Hi and thanks for your question. We always prefer that patients quit smoking before any cosmetic procedure but for what you describe above I would... READ MORE

The rare side effect of loss of beard growth, is this a temporary loss or a permanent loss? (photos)

Thanks for your question. Alopecia (hair loss) of the beard area has certainly been reported with Kybella. In all cases I'm aware of, it was temporary... READ MORE

Is there a suggested amount of Juvederm that is usually suggested for the 1st time, such as 1 syringe as oppose to 2 and so on?!

Hi and thanks for your question. Every patient and every face is different, and there's no one right answer on how much filler you'll need for your... READ MORE

What is The Difference Between Fractional CO2 and CO2 Laser?

Hello. CO2 stands for carbon dioxide which is the "medium" by which the laser beam is created. All lasers have something that helps them create the... READ MORE

Are these laser hair removal burns permanent? Will they ever go away? (Photo)

Hello - I'm sorry for your experience - this is unfortunate. My advice is to make an appointment with a board-certified dermatologist ASAP. Some of... READ MORE

Sunken eyes from cheek filler?

Hello! Without pictures I'm just speculating, but some people have more deeply-set eyes than others. When a deep filler like Voluma is used in the... READ MORE

How much Juvederm should I use? I am thinking one syringe. I want full pouty lips but nothing over the top fake looking. (Photo)

Thanks for your question. Often times less is more when creating the ideal lip. You have a well-defined cupid's bow and upper lip (philtrum columns)... READ MORE

Can Kybella be used to remove jowls? (photos)

Hello.  In the early clinical trials with Kybella, some doctors tried to sneak up to the jowl area to see if it would help - unfortunately, this ... READ MORE

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Who Is a Candidate For ResurFX and Active FX?

Dr. J. Matthew Knight explain the differences between ResurFX and Active FX lasers and what you can expect from treatment. WATCH VIDEO

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