About Toure Knighton MD
Dr. Toure A. Knighton was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. As a youth, he moved with his family to Arizona where he was raised. He showed interest in his education and sports at an early age which has continued into his adulthood. After graduating from Tucson High School, receiving honors both academically and athletically, he was drafted by the Texas Rangers Baseball Club and embarked on a career in professional baseball.
He began his college education at the University of San Diego during the fall/winter semesters of the baseball off-seasons. After several seasons, he came to a decision to return to college full-time at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ where he played basketball and completed an undergraduate degree in chemistry.
Shortly after, he chose to pursue a career in medicine and attended Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, MI. He completed a residency in Anesthesiology and received further training in a one-year accredited Pain Medicine fellowship, both at the University of Texas Medical Branch. He returned to Phoenix to begin his career as a Pain Medicine physician and has been practicing in Phoenix since 2011. Dr. Knighton is a board certified physician in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, both by the American Board of Anesthesiology.
For leisure, Dr. Knighton engages in routine exercise as part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. He enjoys reading, spending time with his immediate and extended families as well as attending sporting events of all levels, especially those that his three children are participating in.
Dr. Knighton is currently seeing patients at our Gilbert location.