Matt Knowlton, ARNP, was born and raised in Pinellas County. He graduated from St. Petersburg College with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. After working in the Emergency Room for many years as a RN, he went on to complete his Master of Science in Nursing at University of South Florida. He is a nurse practitioner with a certification in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care.

He works closely with Dr. Herrema while seeing patients in the office. They are always in communication with each other to ensure that their patients receive the best care possible. Matt’s experience in the ER and orthopedic training give him a comprehensive approach to patient care. He works side by side with Dr. Herrema as a First Assist during surgery.

In his free time, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 corgis. Being a Clearwater native, he loves to spend time outside with family and friends, especially if it involves boats and fishing.