Freeport Medical Center - Providers
What is a DO?
- Osteopathic physicians (DOs) are fully-licensed to prescribe medicine and practice in all specialty areas, including surgery.
- DOs practice a "whole person" approach to medicine.
- Osteopathic physicians focus on preventive health care.
- DOs receive extra training in the musculoskeletal system - your body's interconnected system of nerves, muscles and bones that make up two-thirds of your body mass.
- Learn more about DOs.
Dr. Brian Knighton, D.O.
Dr. Knighton received his medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center. A native to New England, he did his internship at Central Maine Medical Center and his residency training at the University of New England. A highlight of Dr. Knighton's career was serving as a physician with the U.S. Navy. He worked as an emergency room physician for several years at an overseas Navy Medical Hospital. He enjoys the challenge of providing urgent care. However, his main focus is on providing quality primary care to adults and children. He practices the osteopathic philosphy of treating the whole person. Dr. Knighton brings a depth of experience to the exam table. Dr. Knighton runs his clinic on the principles of competence, compassion and convenience.
Dawn Trani-Fallon NP
Dawn Trani-Fallon has been a certified Adult Nurse Practitioner since 1997. She received her Bachelorís Degree in Nursing from the University of Southern California and graduated with honors from New York University with a Masterís degree in Nursing.
Originally from the New York Metro area, Dawn relocated with her husband and 3 children to Maine in 2010. Throughout her career she has worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings with a strong background in cardiology. A highlight of her career was volunteering overseas providing medical care to underserved areas.
Her goal is to provide individualized, evidence based medicine to patients across the lifespan.