Parkview Regional Hospital Announces Addition of Dermatology Services

February 17, 2017

Parkview Regional Hospital Announces Addition of Dermatology Services

Joe Knipper, MD joins medical staff

MEXIA, TX – Parkview Regional Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of dermatology services at its community hospital. Parkview is pleased to welcome a new dermatologist, Joe Knipper, M.D., to its medical office building in Mexia. Dr. Knipper is a long-time dermatologist in the greater Waco area.

“We are pleased to offer comprehensive dermatology right here in Mexia, Texas. We’ve had several inquiries about dermatology and we feel it is another important service line to add to our offerings at Parkview Regional Hospital,” said Austin Wratchford, Chief Operating Officer at Parkview Regional Hospital.

“Dr. Knipper will see patients in the Medical Office Building located adjacent to the hospital. He will see patients on the first and third Fridays of each month,” added Wratchford. “We are very happy to be able to offer dermatology to our community.”

Dr. Knipper is a board certified dermatologist specializing in all areas of dermatology including the evaluation and management of all types of skin cancer, precancerous lesions, benign lesions (moles, warts, cysts, vascular lesions, lipomas, keratosis), bacterial and fungal infections, and various rashes such as poison ivy, shingles, rosacea and contact dermatitis. Dr. Knipper also treats teenage and adult acne. 

Dr. Knipper received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, followed by residency training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Hospital in Dallas. He served as chief resident during the final year of his residency. Dr. Knipper has been treating patients in the Waco and surrounding areas for over 22 years. 

Dr. Knipper accepts Medicare patients and other insurances. Call 254-562-5332 for more information or you may find his information on the “Find a Doc” page of the hospital’s website at