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William “Bill” D. Knopf, M.D.

Dr. Bill Knopf was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. He is a Phi Beta Kappa of Emory University and a cum laude graduate of Emory University School of Medicine. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Knopf completed his Internal Medicine residency at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. He completed his Cardiology Fellowship at Emory Hospital in Atlanta, GA. He then joined Emory’s faculty as Assistant Professor of Medicine and became Emory’s first Medical Director of their Heart Transplant program. Dr. Knopf is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology.

Dr. Knopf is nationally recognized for his leadership in interventional cardiology. He has participated in more than 100 research studies. He also founded the Piedmont Heart Institute and served as Chief Operating Officer from 2007-2011. He then became the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Operations Officer of Piedmont Atlanta Hospital from 2011-2013. In 2015, Dr. Knopf moved to Billings, Montana to accept the position as Chief of the Heart and Vascular Center of St. Vincent’s Healthcare.

Dr. Knopf is very compassionate about the care of his patients! He is married to Robin and they have 5 children, 8 grandchildren and 2 dogs. In their free time, Bill and Robin love to enjoy friends and family. They also love to take time for traveling, outdoor activities and attending cultural events.

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