Specialty Internal Medicine Language(s) Spoken English Joined Kelsey-Seybold January 2020 Accepting New Patients? Yes BiographyProfessional BackgroundEmily McKnight is a certified physician assistant in Internal Medicine at Kelsey-Seybold’s Berthelsen Main Campus location. She received her Bachelor of Science in biology at Texas A&M University in College Station in 2014 and her Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) in 2017 at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Prior to joining Kelsey-Seybold in 2020, Emily helped care for patients at Deer Park Family Clinic. Professional AssociationsEmily is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the Texas Gulf Coast Physician Assistant Association (TGCPAA).Hobbies and interestsEmily enjoys jogging and “true crime anything.”Fun FactsEmily says she can be impatient when pursuing a goal that she wants to achieve, so some of the best advice she’s received is to remember that “big changes take patience and perseverance.”Something that many people don’t know about Emily is that as a student at Texas A&M, she worked in the genetics lab where she took care of over 300 monarch butterflies, feeding them, assisting in husbandry, and keeping data points on phenotype. As a kid, she wanted to be a nautical archeologist when she grew up and attended Texas A&M for archeology and anthropology because of her interest in history and love of learning about other cultures.