|Dr. Warren King | Orthopedic Surgeon | Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Sport Medicine Center | (650)853-2943| Palo Alto Medical Foundation 650.853-2943
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Warren King, M.D.

"Since I treat my patients as family , they are family."

Dr. Warren King joined the Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Sports Medicine Department in 1991. He received his medical degree from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and did his surgical internship and residency at the University of Southern California’s Los Angeles County Medical Center. He then spent one year receiving specialized training in sports medicine as a fellow with the Kerlin-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles. While at the Kerlin-Jobe Clinic, he worked with the Los Angeles Lakers, Dodgers and Kings, caring for numerous professional and amateur athletes.

Dr. King came to the San Francisco Bay Area to work with the San Francisco 49ers before joining PAMF. While at PAMF, Dr. King has been the team orthopedic surgeon for the San Francisco Giants, assistant
orthopedic surgeon for the San Jose Sharks, and currently serves as the
head orthopedic surgeon for the Oakland Raiders and co-orthopedic
surgeon for the Golden State Warriors.

. In addition, he is the chief orthopedic surgeon for the United States Rugby Organization and has provided medical coverage of several professional soccer events, including the World Cup. Dr. King also cares for many local high school and college athletes, including those at the College of San Mateo.

Dr. King is the director of PAMF’s sports medicine fellowship, through which he oversees the education and surgical training of orthopedic doctors interested in developing additional expertise in sports medicine. He is actively involved in orthopedic research and serves on the advisory boards of a number of orthopedic organizations.

His hobbies include surfing, skiing, fishing, running and cycling, and he owns and pilots his own airplane.



Knee- Arthroscopy and Reconstructive Procedures

  • Single and combined ligament repair and reconstructions (ACL, PCL, LCL, MCL)
  • Meniscus repair and replacement procedures using human donor transplants,
  • Cartilage and bone reconstructions using human and biosynthetic materials
  • Minimally invasive single compartment joint replacement
  • Bone realignments (osteotomies)

    Shoulder- Arthroscopic Repair and Reconstructions
  • Stabilizations for unstable shoulders
  • Cartilage (labral) Arthroscopic repairs
  • Muscle (Rotator Cuff and Biceps) Arthroscopic repairs
  • Fractures of the clavicle (collarbone)
  • Repair Separated Shoulders
  • Shoulder Replacements using Biological and Artificial procedures

    Ankle- Arthroscopic Repair and Reconstructions
  • Ligament stabilizations
  • Achilles tendon repair
  • Cartilage and Bone Grafting procedures
  • Arthroscopic Ankle Fusion

    Elbow- Arthroscopy and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ligament stabilizations (UCL, LCL)
  • Ulnar nerve transposition
  • Biceps tendon repair
  • Tennis and Golfer's Elbow (lateral and medial epicondylitis)

    Wrist- Arthroscopy and surgery
  • Endoscopic carpal tunnel release
  • TFCC repair
  • Fractures

    Hip Arthroscopy



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