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