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F. Paul Knapp, MD

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My specialty:
Family Medicine

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Male

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About me

My route to becoming a physician wasn't typical. I graduated with a degree in electrical engineering and worked as a civilian for the Navy on minesweeper navigation systems. I then completed my master’s degree in electrical engineering with a specialization in neural networks and artificial intelligence. For various reasons, most importantly the opportunity to help people, I decided I wanted to be a physician and started medical school when I was 31 years old. I really enjoy making a difference in my patients’ lifestyles and preventive care.

About my practice

I am part of a great team of family medicine physicians at the Kaiser Permanente Lakewood Medical Offices. I appreciate all the different aspects of family medicine, the great diversity of problems we evaluate, and the patients we treat. I strive to know my patients and really focus on listening and understanding them and the problems they face. I try my best to understand my patient’s medical condition(s) and how those conditions impact them physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally. I’m physically active and have a special interest in primary care sports medicine problems and treatment. I completed a fellowship in sports medicine at Ohio State University.

How I thrive

Balancing medicine and home life is a challenge. I gain perspective and appreciation of the many little things in life by being part of my daughter's life, and I deeply value the time I spend with her. I’m active and run, bike, hike, do CrossFit, hot yoga and try to keep my mind engaged with reading and meditation.

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Medical groups and plans

Colorado Permanente Medical Group

Family Medicine Department name
8383 West Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226
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  • HMO
  • Medicare Senior Advantage

Contact information

  • Appointments
  • 303-338-4545

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My training, certifications & licensing

Medical school

Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus , OH

Board certification

Family Medicine

AM BD of Family Medicine

To verify board certification for an individual practitioner, please visit the American Board of Medical SpecialtiesExternal Link, the American Medical AssociationExternal Link, or the American Osteopathic AssociationExternal Link websites.

Medical training

Internship

Family Medicine

Exempla St. Joseph Hospital
Denver , CO

Fellowship

Sports Medicine

Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus , OH

Joined Permanente Medical Group

2009

Provider ID

019999
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11/17/2018