UNION, NJ – While specializing in knee and hip replacements, Dr. John W. King of Orthopaedic Physicians & Surgeons, PC is well versed in many orthopedic conditions, treatments and their surgeries. In 2018, Dr. King was named a Top Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacement.
Born in raised in Long Island, NY, Dr. King accepted a four-year Army ROTC scholarship to attend Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. He was then commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant and given the opportunity to continue his studies at Long Island University, C.W. Post, in Greenvale, NY. He received a master’s degree in Biochemistry. Dr. King then went on to attend the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, NY, achieving high honors in Anatomy. After earning his medical degree, Dr. King was promoted to Captain in the United States Army.
After completing a pediatric orthopedic rotation at Shriner’s Children’s Hospital in Lexington, KY, Dr. King was placed on active military service at the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital in Leonard Wood, MO. During his four years there, he held the post of Chief Orthopedic Surgeon. In 2000, he relocated to New Jersey, establishing OPS with Dr. Charko.
Dr. King is married with two children. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends boating and traveling. Dr. King is an avid proponent of living a healthy lifestyle, and uses his free time to practice the healthy nutrition and exercise he advocates.
Orthopaedic Physicians & Surgeons, PC is located at 975 Lehigh Avenue, Union. For more information, click here.