Raphael Knauf, M.D.
Raphael Knauf, M.D. was born and raised in Germany. He first came to the Kimberton area after finishing high-school in 2001 when he spent one year at Camphill Special School, a school serving children with developmental disabilities.
He then attended medical school at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany; he spent parts of his clinical training at McGill University, Canada, and the Ita Wegman Klinik, a hospital providing integrative Anthroposophic Medicine in Switzerland. After finishing medical school in 2010, he worked at the Ita Wegman Klinik as a resident physician for one year and then completed a four-year residency in Family Medicine at Middlesex Hospital, CT. During that time he also completed a two-year long-distance Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the Arizona Center of Integrative Medicine of the University of Arizona. He is board-certified in Family Medicine and certified in Anthroposophic Medicine.
Raphael Knauf is dedicated to providing integrative anthroposophic Family Medicine through meeting his patients as the individuals they are and accompanying them on their individual paths towards well-being and healing. He lives with his wife and two young children at Camphill Special School, where he also serves as school physician. Raphael's special interests include pediatrics, child development, preventive care and anthroposophically extended heart auscultation, an innovative method of listening to the heart. He serves on the board of the Physicians' Association for Anthroposophic Medicine. Outside of medicine, he loves to spend time with his family and play music.