Graduate of the Medical School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1978. After that, he completed his residency in neurosurgery at Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, from 1991 to 1991. Dr. Knoler also passed continuing education program in the field of Head, Spine and Spinal Injury (1991-92) at the Shock-Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, a worldwide national center for Neurosurgery injuries.
In 1992-1994, he served as a senior physician of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Maryland and as a Director of the Head and Spinal Injury Unit at the Shock-Trauma Center.
After he returned to Israel Dr. Knoller established the General Trauma Service at the Sheba Medical Center and headed it until 1997. At the same time, he joined the Neurosurgery Department and since that time, he has been promoting cutting-edge head and spine injuries. Dr. Knoller was appointed as a Director of the Spine Surgery Unit in 2000, and since that, he treats and analyzes the entire range of spine and head pathologies.