Erik C. King, MD, MS

Erik C. King, MD, MS

Interim Division Head, Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Language: English


Dr Erik King is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. His clinical interests include congenital and traumatic problems of the upper extremity, scoliosis/spine deformity treatment, and general pediatric orthopaedic surgery.  Dr. King is actively involved in the education of medical students and surgical residents.  He serves on the orthopaedic surgery residency selection committee for Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.  

Dr. King graduated from Harvard University with an A.B. in biochemical sciences. Dr. King went on to earn an M.D. and M.S. Health Services Research from Stanford University. He performed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Northwestern University School of Medicine, and then went on to complete a fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic and scoliosis surgery at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas, Texas.

Clinical Interests: Hand deformities, hand trauma, upper extremity, idiopathic scoliosis, general pediatric orthopaedics

Education & Training

Education: Stanford University School of Medicine, 1993

Postgraduate Training: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, 1998-1999; Northwestern University Medical School, 1993-1998

Board Certifications: Orthopaedic Surgery

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