Dr. David Knopman

Neurologist · Alzheimer's Disease · Rochester, Minnesota
  • 662 Publications

Dr. David Knopman is an expert in research on very early stage Alzheimer’s. He examines the changes that take place in the brains of people who are at risk of developing cognitive disorders as a result of Alzheimer’s.

Having published over 300 articles on dementia-related topics, Dr. Knopman was vice-chair of the Alzheimer’s Association Medical and Scientific Advisory Council from 2014 to 2016, and is currently a consultant to the department of neurology at the Mayo Clinic. Most recently, Dr. Knopman was cited as saying that exercise can help prevent Alzheimer’s because it maintains good blood flow to the brain, which in turn improves brain health.


Mayo clinic

Neurology Consultant

Mayo Clinic · 2009 - Present

Vice-chair of Medical and Scientific Advisory Council

The Alzheimer's Association · 2014 - 2016


Fellowship in Aphasia and Behavioral Neurology

Hennepin County Medical Center · 1980

Residency in Neurology

University of Minnesota Medical School · 1979


Hennepin County Medical Center · 1976

Medical Degree

University of Minnesota · 1975


Dr. David Knopman has been involved in 662 publications. View publications ›


Dr. David Knopman is affiliated with Mayo Clinic (Rochester) at 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN.