Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery

Areas of Expertise

Adult Reconstructive Surgery including joint replacement and arthroscopic surgery


Post-graduate studies

Florida Institute of Technology
Masters of Business Administration
Melbourne, FL


University of South Florida College of Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery
Tampa, FL

Medical School

University of South Florida College of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Tampa, FL

Undergraduate School

University of Florida,
Bachelor of Science in Zoology
Gainesville, FL

Hospital(s) Affiliated With

Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center

Viera Hospital

Melbourne Regional Medical Center

Practice Experience

Arthritis and Joint Center of Florida
Melbourne, Florida
July 2001 to Present

Brevard Orthopaedic Clinic
Melbourne, Florida
1985 to July 2001


Brevard County Medical Society
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Florida Orthopaedic Society

Clinical Research

Orthobiotech, Inc. (Procrit Vigor Study), Protocol pr99-19-019
“Clinical Evaluation of Perioperative Hemoglobin and the Relationship to Postoperative Vigor in Patients undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty”
1/19/1999 – 10/19/2000

Sanofi (Pentasaccharide Study), Protocol EFC 2442
“A Multi Center, Multinational, Double-Bind Comparison of Subcutaneous SR90107A/Org31540 with Enoxaparin in the Prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Symptomatic Pulmonary Embolism after Elective Hip Replacement” 4/22/1999 – 11/10/1999

Emisphere Technology/Auintiles, (Oral Heparin Study) “The Protect Trial”, Protocol ERP 12/3 to ERP 12/4
“A Radomized, Double-Blind, Multi Center Study Comparing the Safety and Efficacy of Two Dosing Regimens of Oral Emisphere SNAC/Heparin with Subcutaneous Enoxaparin Sodium for the Presentation of Venous Thromboembolic Events” 1/15/2000 – 11/16/2000

Prospective, Randomized, FDA approved, Metal Bearing Total Hip, Implex Corporation, Protocol IC001-99
“Performance of the Implex Hedocel Metal Bearing Total Hip Replacement System in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty” 10/1999 – Present

Prospective, Consecutive, Total Knee Outcomes Study, Utilizing Hedrocel Mono block Tibia, Implex Corporation, 6/2000 – Present


Dr. King has been practicing as an orthopedist in Brevard County for almost 30 years. He specializes in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of hips, knees, and shoulders. Dr. King’s approach to total joint care is unrivaled. He takes the patient’s whole situation into consideration, weighing all the options before making recommendations as to course of action.