Treatment & Services
- Center for Pediatric Epilepsy
- Pediatric Neuroscience
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI USA
Internship - Children's Hospital of Michigan
Detroit, MI USA
Medical School - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Rainbow, Babies & Childrens University Hospitals
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Medical School - Faculty of Medical Sciences of Mantanzas
- Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology
- Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology - Epilepsy
Epileptic encephalopathy, epilepsy outcome, epilepsy epidemiology, EEG
Research & Publications
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As of 8/7/2017, Dr. Pestana Knight has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
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49 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Knows Medical History||4.9|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
11 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Jul 19, 2017
We always have a good experience at Dr. Pestana-Knight's office. She is great with our daughter and makes us feel comfortable. She normally doesn't have long wait times and doesn't rush us.
Reviewed on Jun 28, 2017
Can not say enough good things about our dr. She's great!
Reviewed on Jun 7, 2017
she is always very helpful
Reviewed on Jun 2, 2017
excellent visit. received answers to questions. We love Dr. Pestana!
Reviewed on Jun 1, 2017
Dr Pestina is truly a god send to us so happy we came to Cleveland clinic and she is our doctor. I refer her to everybody I know
Reviewed on May 22, 2017
This is the 3rd medical facility that my daughter has been treated that and by far the best. Dr. Pestana is an extremely knowledgeable doctor that explains my daughters condition and results in way we can understand and she is caring. I am so thankful she is treating g my daughter.
Reviewed on Feb 20, 2017
Dr. Pestana is an excellent doctor and we are so thankful we found her. Our daughter has been improving since we started to come here.
Reviewed on Jan 13, 2017
Dr. Pestana always explains things very well my teen loves her - if you have a teen, you realize what a feat that is!!
Reviewed on Jan 3, 2017
Dr Knight was extremely friendly and knowledgeable. Our daughter was 9 months old at the time of the appointment and it was her first and most likely only visit. I would highly recommend Dr Knight to anyone whose child would be in need of her specialty.
Reviewed on Nov 23, 2016
everything is written down which is important
Reviewed on Sep 22, 2016
we have a great experience every time we have been here
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