There was a ceremony of renaming Galenová street in Košice to the Street of Prof. Ján Kňazovický on January 14, 2015. At the ceremony were present representatives of Košice City, management of Pavol Jozef Šafárik University and the Faculty of Medicine, representative of Medical Students Association in Košice and family of Prof. MUDr. Ján Kňazovický.
Later, at the Faculty of Medicine UPJŠ it was held a press conference, the theme of which was to rename the Galenová street to the Street of Prof. Ján Kňazovický and the programme of the 53. Eastern Medical Days and XXIII. Memorial of Prof. Kňazovický organized by the Doctors Association in Košice from January 14, 2016 to January 15, 2016.
The author of that idea to name one of the streets of Košice City after Professor Kňazovický on the occasion of the 120th anniversary of his birth was longtime employee of the Faculty of Medicine UPJŠ Prof. MUDr. Július Vajó, DrSc., his former pupil.