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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

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Dr. Andrew King, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 46 years. Dr. King is affiliated with Children's Hospital.

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    Dr. King's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. King to family and friends
    4.3
    based on 6 total surveys (4 with reviews)
    Dr. King's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      31 to 45 minutes
    Patient Reviews (4)
    in Monroe, LA |
    Hi, Dr. King this is Erica Alexander. I appreciate what you did for me. But I went to my doctor & the hospital at least 6:7 times during these past 3 months & the hospital told me to go see my regular doctor which is Walters. At the hospital all they do is give me shots & meds that don't work. When I go to my regular dr. he does the same & say next time we're gonna take an xray but never do it they keep saying I pulled a muscle !
    in El Paso , Tx |
    Dr. King did back surgery on me twice .!! He is extremely knowledgeable , kind , caring , thoughtful , well mannered .!! He really knows what he does!!! Highly recommend him!!!! Because I live out of the LA area , I only see him when needed .!! Haven't needed to since my last surgery!
    in Los Angeles, CA |
    He's smart, thoughtful, and deeply cares about the success and health of his patients. He takes the time to explain things in detail.
    in Marrero, LA |
    Dr. King is the best orthopedic surgeon I could have ever asked for. He made sure that my scar wouldn't be visible or obscure. He tends to speak into his recorder often, but he takes notes on all his cases (for future reference). He doesn't give you detailed explanation--it's more of a you're doing good, I want to see you back in a year. However, he did an awesome job. I'd trust my spine in his hands any day. However, the office visits are extremely long.
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    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Ankle Fracture
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Hand Conditions
    • Herniated Disc
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Vertebral Column Tumors

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Otago, School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1971

    • Internship Hospital
      Wellington Pub Hospital

      Completed in 1973

    • Residency Hospital
      New Zealand Orth Soc

      Completed in 1979

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Lsu Med Center

      Completed in 1980

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities