Dr. Gerald King, MD

Dr. Gerald King, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Gerald King, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Clyde, NC and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

581 Leroy George Dr Ste 300

Clyde, NC 28721

Contact Information

(828) 452-4131

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 98% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. King "Personalized, up to date care using the most modern and proven techniques and procedures when needed, to restore the patient to the highest possible level of function."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. King does not have any board certifications listed.

89  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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53  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. King has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications
  • Joint replacement program at Haywood Regional Medical Center,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. King's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. King to family and friends
19 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. King's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. King recently performed my hip replacement surgery. From my initial appointment with him through the completion of the surgery, he and his staff have provided stellar professionalism and care. It has been nearly 2 weeks since my surgery, and I am feeling and moving very well. I look...more
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This was one of the best surgical experiences I've ever had! From various staff: front office, x-ray, nurses, etc. and Dr. King himself, it was awesome. Always courteous, helpful and pleasant, which is appreciated when in pain. Surgery went great, with spinal instead of general, home the day after...more
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Completed surgery this week and so far am very happy with not only Dr. King, but with his staff and organization. He has a well organized group of professionals that support the overall experience including his PA, front office staff, liaison, scheduler, etc.
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I was introduced to Dr. King by accident in September, 2016. Literally, by accident as I had broken my ankle and like Humpty Dumpty, he put it all together again. From his surgery to following his rehab instructions, the ankle healed wonderfully. When I began having hip pain, I immediately went to...more
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I saw him after my kneecap dislocated. I didn't have insurance I paid 150 dollars for him to spend 2 mins with me. He had zero interest in helping me. Terrible doctor and terrible person.
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