Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Warren King, MD
Medical School

University of Southern California--Los Angeles


Knee- Arthroscopy and Reconstructive Procedures, Shoulder- Arthroscopic Repair and Reconstructions, Ankle- Arthroscopic Repair and Reconstructions, Elbow- Arthroscopy and Reconstructive Surgery, Wrist- Arthroscopy and surgery, Hip Arthroscopy

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.

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