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Jennifer "Jill" Knight, MD


Jennifer “Jill” Knight, MD, has extensive clinic experience in caring for pediatric patients from birth through young adulthood, including as a pediatrician in the Army, where she was a decorated officer and field surgeon. Dr. Knight has a particular interest in childhood development and the unique struggles of military children, as well as caring for children with obesity. Her areas of expertise include:

  • Childhood development
  • Childhood obesity
  • Childhood advocacy in education


  • Pediatrician


  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)

From the doctor

My husband and I moved to Jacksonville in the summer of 2015 with our four children, ages 4 to 11. I recognize that children are a unique patient population and I cherish the long-term relationships I have with them and their families. Although I’m an expert in pediatric medicine, I consider parents to be the real experts, when it comes to their own children.

I have an interest in childhood obesity and the multifactorial factors that contribute to it, having written and presented lectures on the subject. I’m also passionate about volunteering with the Girls on the Run, a non-profit organization which uses running as inspiration and motivation to help young girls commit to lifelong health and fitness.

In my personal time, I enjoy running, having completed several half-marathons, and the annual Gate River Run. I also love to cook and hunt for shark’s teeth at the beach.


  • English

Baptist Pediatrics Ponte Vedra

520 A1A North - Suite 102
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

904.280.1225 904.390.7505

Other Office

Baptist Primary Care

3945 San Jose Park Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32217

Other Office

Baptist Primary Care

400 Colonnade Drive - Suite 200
Ponte Vedra, FL 32081

Education & Training

  • Doctor of Medicine - Medical School

    University of Florida College of Medicine - Gainesville , FL

    2001 – 2005

  • Residency

    San Antonio Uniformed Health Services - San Antonio , TX

    2005 – 2008