Paul King, MD
Dr. Paul King is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of disorders of the hip and knee, including joint replacement and reconstruction, and arthroscopic knee surgery. He has extensive experience in direct anterior hip replacement and was the first surgeon to perform the procedure at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He has performed several thousand joint replacements at AAMC
Dr. King graduated cum laude from both Loyola University in Maryland and the University Of Maryland, School Of Medicine. He completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was selected to be Chief Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery for 2000-2001. Dr. King was awarded the Deforest Willard Award for outstanding performance as a senior resident. Following graduation, he completed a fellowship in joint reconstruction surgery at Harvard Medical School, before joining the medical staff at Anne Arundel Medical Center in 2002.
Along with being board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. King is also a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He has been the Director of the Center for Joint Replacement at Anne Arundel Medical Center since 2009, and during this time the center has consistently been the busiest center in the state of Maryland. The AAMC Center for Joint Replacement is nationally recognized for its excellence in hip and knee replacement surgery.
Dr. King has been selected as a ‘Top Doctor’ in orthopaedic surgery by What’s Up Annapolis Magazine’s biannual survey of physicians in every edition since 2007. He has also been named in the Capital Newspaper Readers’ Choice Award for orthopaedic surgery every year since 2011. He was named a top orthopaedic surgeon by Baltimore Magazine in 2014. He has been the recipient of many other awards for academic, clinical, and research endeavors.
Dr. King has published and presented his research on orthopaedic topics, and has been a speaker at local and national conferences. He is currently involved in a number of research projects, including the evaluation of long term outcomes after hip and knee replacement surgery, and the study of perioperative factors and processes that may improve patient results.
He is an avid triathlete and cyclist who has completed many endurance sport events, including the distinction of being a 3 time Ironman Triathlon finisher. He lives in Anne Arundel County with his wife and two daughters.
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
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