Megan Knetzer, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Megan Knetzer, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Family Nurse Practitioner
Division of Spine Surgery

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(314) 514-3500

Megan specializes in the evaluation and nonoperative treatment of spine conditions (including spinal tumors) and acute back and neck problems in adolescent and adult patients. She also collaborates with spine surgeon Jacob Buchowski, MD, MS, to provide preoperative evaluations and postoperative care for spine surgery patients. 

Commonly Treated Conditions

  • Degenerative disc disease (including cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine) 
  • Disc herniation
  • Fractures of the spine
  • Kyphosis
  • Metastatic spine disease
  • Primary tumors of the spine 
  • Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal metastases
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spinal tumors
  • Spondylosis/arthritis of the spine
  • Spondylolisthesis

Clinical Office Locations

Academic Office Mailing Address

  • Washington University School of Medicine

    Campus Box 8233

    660 Euclid Avenue

    Saint Louis, MO 63110

Patient Education

Clinical Interests

Megan specializes in the evaluation and nonoperative treatment of spine conditions (including spinal tumors) and acute back and neck problems in adolescent and adult patients. She also collaborates with spine surgeon Jacob Buchowski, MD, MS, to provide preoperative evaluations and postoperative care for spine surgery patients.

Background

Megan earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from St. Louis University in St. Louis, MO. She then completed a doctorate degree in family nurse practitioner studies from Souther Illinois University Edwardsville in Edwarsville, IL.

Board Certifications

  • Board-certified, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Undergraduate Degree

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO

Graduate Degree

  • Family Nurse Practitioner, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

Honors and Awards

  • St. Louis Magazine Excellence in Nursing Finalist (Orthopedics), February 2020

Professional Societies and Organizations

  • North American Spine Society (NASS)
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
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