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Karri Knodel, PA-C

  • Primary Specialty:
    Physician Assistant
  • PA for Dr. Russell S. Petrie


Karri is a Physician Assistant for Dr. Russell S. Petrie and joined NOI in 2016. She assists Dr. Petrie in surgery and conducts physical exams, diagnoses medical conditions, orders and interprets diagnostic tests, writes prescriptions, develops operative and non-operative treatment plans and performs image-guided injections. She received her Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies from Oregon Health & Science University and is a fellow member of the Academy of Physician Assistants, California Academy of Physcians Assistants and Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery.

Prior to becoming a PA, Karri spent 7 years as a Certified Athletic Trainer, treating ahd rehabilitating athletes at the Division I collegiate level.

  • College
  • Masters in Physician Assistant Studies
    Oregon Health & Science University
  • Masters in Exercise Science
    Utah State University
  • Bachelors in Kinesiology, Emphasis in Athletic Training
    Calif. State University, Long Beach
Board Certification
  • NCCPA - Physician Assistant

  • NATABOC - Athletic Trainer

  • ACLS/BLS Certified
  • Class of 2013 Award for Professionalism - Oregon Health & Science University
  • Excellence in Grand Rounds, 2013; A Case of Complicated Urinary Tract Infection - Oregon Health & Science University
  • Excellence in Community Outreach, 2013 - Oregon Health & Science University
  • Whitesides Scholar Athlete, 2006 - Utah State University
  • Multiple Dean's and President's Lists, 1998-2003 - Calif. State University, Long Beach
Affiliated Locations
  • Hoag Hospital - Irvine
  • Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian - Newport Beach
  • Hoag Orthopedic Institute
  • Hoag Orthopedic Institute Surgery Center - Newport Beach
  • Newport Orthopedic Institute - Irvine Orthopedics
  • Newport Orthopedic Institute - Newport Beach Orthopedics