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Osric S. King, MD

Primary Sports Medicine

About Dr. King

Dr. Osric S. King is an Assistant Attending Physician at HSS, and is board certified in Family Medicine. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, was educated at the Bronx High School of Science, and completed his undergraduate studies in Biomedical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University.

After spending 2 years as a biomedical engineer, actively involved in monitoring nerve conduction and developing new instrumentation, Dr. King attended Temple University School of Medicine. He did his residency in Family Medicine at the Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. Afterward, he completed a fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center UMDNJ and Hospital for Special Surgery.


Special Expertise

Sports team and event coverage
Athletic related medical conditions
Non-surgical orthopaedics (acute, chronic and overuse injuries)
Concussion evaluation and management, stress fractures, and acute lacerations

Patient Stories


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Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Instructor, Weill Cornell Medical College


Family Medicine


Pediatric Research Fellowship Award, 1994


MD, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Beth Israel Medical Center, Family Medicine


Hospital for Special Surgery, Primary Care Sports Medicine
Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center University of Medicine and Dentistry

State Licensure



Publications by Dr. King

Selected Journal Articles


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. King as of March 01, 2023.

  • Fidia Farmaceutici S.p.A. - Advisory Board; Speakers' Bureau
  • IBSA Pharama - Advisory Board; Speakers' Bureau

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.

Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.

Dr. King in the News