Osric S. King, MD

Dr. Osric S. King is an Assistant Attending Physician at Hospital for Special Surgery, 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.


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


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


Pediatric Research Fellowship Award, 1994

Insurances Accepted

Affinity Access
Blue Cross HMO POS
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Cross Pathway
Blue Cross Pathway Enhanced
Emblem Selectcare
NYS Empire Plan
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

If your particular insurance plan is not listed, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits. Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage.


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


Family Medicine

State Licensure

New York

Selected Publications


For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Dr. Osric King, Sports Medicine Specialist

Contact Information

Office Locations

Union Turnpike
176-60 Union Turnpike
Fresh Meadows, NY 11366

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021

Tel: 718.591.5693
Fax: 718.591.8919

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021

Back in the Game Patient Stories:

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