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James Donavon King, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics, Newborns (0-28 days)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - College Station
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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FirstCare - Access PPO
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FirstCare - Advantage Dual SNP
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FirstCare - CHIP
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FirstCare - CHIP Perinate
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FirstCare - Select HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus PPO
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FirstCare - STAR
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Texas A&m College Of Medicine Health Sciences Ctr (2015)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Texas A&m College Of Medicine Health Sciences Ctr (2014)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University Of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals (Galveston) (2011)
  • Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Texas A&m Health Science Center (2015)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Texas A & M Health Science Center (2014)
Certifications
  • Sports Medicine (Sub-Spec Cert) - American Board of Family Medicine
  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Nov 13, 2019, James Donavon King, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(263)
Overall: 4.7*
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Feb 16, 2020
dr King and his entire staff were amazing, Melanie was having a tough time due to her pain & they all comforted her Dr King made a sweet hand balloon from the gloves which was very sweet & shows he cares and will go above & beyond. he cares about his patients .
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Feb 16, 2020
dr king listened to me, then he was informative.
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Feb 15, 2020
Good first experience, very good impression. Will see with time how good he is, but he seemed to care and gave good explanations.
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Feb 2, 2020
Dr. King was very personable and put me at ease especially since this was my first visit with him. He did a very through examination of my knee and leg area and gave me possible solutions about how to treat my pain. the shot was not painful and the days since have shown improvement in the affected area.
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Feb 1, 2020
Very thorough exam, communicated very clearly, kind.
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Jan 4, 2020
always efficient with sense of humor included. Main thing is that I'm better after the visit.
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Jan 3, 2020
Showed care and concern for me and my problem.
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Jan 1, 2020
I was pleased how he explained things. My first visit seeing him.
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Dec 29, 2019
Dr.King actually listen to me and wanted to take care of the problem
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Dec 12, 2019
very good
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Dec 12, 2019
exemplary interest in my medical issue and communication
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Dec 11, 2019
it was explained what procedure I was having and why as well as what to reasonably expect as well as the overall outcome. was with my daughter and we both felt more at ease when we left then when we got there. thank you
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Dec 5, 2019
Very positive experience
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Dec 5, 2019
Excellent listener. Follows through with all information requested and suggested. Provided me with multiple treatment options, pros and cons, and let me make the choice based on my needs.
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Dec 5, 2019
adequate, but quickly over Being able to view the X-ray with the doctor was helpful. . I appreciate the exercise printout but demonstration would have enhanced the information provided.
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Dec 4, 2019
very good and personable
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Nov 22, 2019
very good overall experience
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Nov 18, 2019
started somewhat late for indicated appointment; however, very friendly and personable throughout; good, clear explanation of the issue and available treatments from conservative to use of medications
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Nov 15, 2019
I arrived at the reception area and the staff quickly got me signed in and was directed to the waiting area and no more than 5 minutes later was taken into the office of Doctor James King. everything from that moment until I was dismissed was an experience of efficiency, courtesy,and professionalism. Don't let the facts that I checked the highest rate in every box make you think I didn't take the time to be accurate in my answers.The only way I could be more expressive is if there was a way to score an "11".
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Nov 14, 2019
excellent care
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Nov 13, 2019
I like that he listened to my explanation of issues and pain. Also the plan for treatment going forward
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Nov 13, 2019
Great
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Nov 11, 2019
effective and complete.
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Nov 9, 2019
Dr King was very caring and thorough. He answered all of our questions.
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Nov 8, 2019
positive experience
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Nov 7, 2019
I was happy with Dr King.
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Nov 7, 2019
he is wonderful and careful
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Nov 6, 2019
Satisfying,
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Nov 6, 2019
Dr King was friendly, professional and concerned about my knee issues. I'm thankful to have him as my orthopedic doctor.
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Nov 5, 2019
everything was wonderful. Very positive experience with the doctor.
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Nov 4, 2019
I had a 3:15 appointment....but didn't see doctor till 4pm. Plus they made me reschedule because on the day of my original appointment...they said they needed that time to do a surgery. But that's not my fault. They should not overbook appointments. That upset me greatly cause they called me the day of my first appointment saying that they need to reschedule me. ;0(
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Oct 31, 2019
very satisfied
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Oct 28, 2019
he always greets me cheerfully and listens to my concerns and addresses them. my injections are very manageable and he is excellent in his technique.
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Oct 26, 2019
Efficient and knowledgeable. very helpful.
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Oct 19, 2019
very good
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Oct 18, 2019
very courteous and knowledgeable
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Oct 15, 2019
I was very pleased with Dr. King and his knowledge of my problems. The treatment he provided to me is helping me.
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Oct 12, 2019
Wonderful, caring dr!!
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Oct 11, 2019
I'm somewhat pleased.
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Oct 11, 2019
open friendly explained everything
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Oct 10, 2019
I was extremely pleased with the care provided.
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Oct 8, 2019
excellent, very nice
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Oct 4, 2019
dr. King has taken good care of my right knee and he does a good job I will keep going to him long as it take
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Oct 3, 2019
Exceptional
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Oct 3, 2019
very satisfied
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Oct 1, 2019
He always listens to me.
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Oct 1, 2019
interested, provided explanations and suggestions.
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