Laura D Knight, MD

Laura D Knight, MD
Appointed 11/23/09
The Wallie Howard Jr. Center for Forensic
100 Elizabeth Blackwell St.
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-5440

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Pathology: Anatomic Pathology, Autopsy

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: University of New Mexico, 2007, Forensic Pathology
  • Residency: Medical University of South Carolina, 2006, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
  • MD: University of Louisville, 2001
  • BS: Murray State University, Murray, KY, 1997, Chemistry

Previous Appointments

  • University of Missouri, 2007–2009

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric forensic pathology, SIDS/SUID, cardiovascular pathology

Education Interests

  • I am involved in the education of pathology residents and medical students, and also teach a graduate course in Forensic Pathology at Syracuse University.

Research Interests

  • Pediatric forensic pathology,

    sudden infant death in the setting of cosleeping/bedsharing,

    toxicology and poisoning.

Specialties & Certification

  • Forensic Pathology
  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)


  • College of American Pathologists (CAP), Fellow
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology
  • National Association of Medical Examiners
  • American Academy of Forensic Sciences


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