Dr. Thomas King, MD

Dr. Thomas King, MD

Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Thomas King, MD is an adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery specialist in Portsmouth, NH and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1978 and specializes in adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.Read his story

333 Borthwick Ave Ste 301

Portsmouth, NH 03801

Contact Information

(603) 431-5858

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas


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

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Dr. King's bio

This content was provided by Dr. King "I work hard at being a surgeon and love what I do. I have truly wonderful patients and am grateful to them. I have 4 children, two dogs, and a cat. And I like sailing."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. King "The best technology and techniques.

The safest and  most appropriate  pathway to help patients achieve their goals .

To never abandon  trying to meet my patients' expectations. "



  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Shoulder Disorders


Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • Harvard College Magna Cum Laude
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Harvard University Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Harvard Combined Ortho Residency Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Harvard Orthopedic Program Chief Resident
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Harvard University Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • AO International Fellowship Sportsmedicine and Trauma
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Mass General/Harvard Cave Travelling Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doc in New Hampshire, 2005
  • Top Doc in New Hampshire, 2006
  • Top Doc in New Hampshire, 2009
Media & Publications

Dr. King has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. King's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. King to family and friends
based on 35 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
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Dr. King's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
Dr. King Says:

I am gratified by so many generous comments  and humbled by any who have felt  my care was not what it should be. .   I will continue to try to do my very  best to live up to your expectations and remedy any disappointments.  

Patient Comments (9)

in Nottingham nh
Dr. King replaced my knee joint 11/17. He's a master craftsman. I'm grateful that my sister told me about him. I can't imagine that there could be a better surgeon around. Thanks Dr. King
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in Stratham NH
I had bilateral total knee replacements on July 18 2012 (both at the same time) I was downhill skiing in 5 and a half months. Dr. King and his entire office were wonderful. They don't sugarcoat the truth. He gave me the information I needed to make all my decisions and then worked with me on my...more
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in Dover, NH
Dr King did both my knees 4 weeks apart. I came home the same day, with very little pain. I went from not being able to walk from room to room without horrible pain. My knees were very arthritic bone on bone, they were both completely worn out. I am now walking 3 miles a day NO PAIN. I'm a new...more
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in Bonita Springs, FL
He is a great Doctor and has helped me with both knees and my left hip
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in Kittery, ME
Great guy. He has operated on me twice one scope and one knee replacement. Can't say enough good things about this doctor.
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