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Dr. Howard A King Is this you?

About Dr. Howard A King

Dr. Howard A King, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Boise, ID. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine. Dr. King is affiliated with St Lukes Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. King has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

24 Ratings with 11 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Howard A King is Good. Dr. Howard A King has been rated by 24 patients. From those 24 patients 11 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Howard A King is 3.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Intermountain Healthcare

600 N Robbins Rd Ste 401
Boise, ID 83702
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Dr. Howard A King has the following 2 specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine
  • Expertise

    4 Expertise

  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Scoliosis


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One Star

My child, now an adult was left Grotestly and Horribly disfigured!! after surgeries preformed by Dr. King and his staff. She was being treated for club foot, both feet by Dr. King. He (after two previous surgical proceedures) planned another surgery. A second opinion revealed that if she were to have another surgery at that stage in her growth, that my child would never walk again!! While we are Grateful that she can walk short distances before the horrible pain sets in (& @ all), she suffers with EXCRUCIATING PAIN! ALL DAY, EVERY DAY!!! & was left with nerve damage that causes her feet to sweat abnormally and profusely!! Along with all of that, this Beautiful, Young girl has to live with these grotest scars on her ankles!! No cute shoes or sandals for her! : ( Don't let him be your child's ortho- Dr. for club foot related issues, especially if your insurance poor or a person of color. Thanks!!! Dr. King for caring about your little baby patient who is now all grown up now and still suffering the effects/ affects of your "work" Signed: The family who loves her

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My Surgery

Dr. Howard A King did my surgery on my back when I was sixteen yrs. old at Seattle Children's Hospital. He did such a good job that I am still walking and am still alive.

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It has been almost twenty years since Dr. Howard King did my surgery and all I got to say is that he was one of the nicest doctors I had seen as a child growing up with scoliosis. He always was respectful and had a kind voice. I had a quick recovery. I was back to myself walking and doing my normal routine in a month! I know people complain about waiting time BUT here is the deal I have learn lately with excellent doctors: when it is a serious condition and the attention is needed right then and there they are there for you. You don't know when it is going to be your turn but being understanding that doctors cannot control those situations or times. Yet it is better being with a good doctor than a bad one who miss diagnoses you for two years! I am so grateful I had Dr. King as my doctor growing up and helping me establish the bar high when I have had to select doctors afterwards as I moved away. I never had any issues with my back at all and have been able to live a completely normal life. Thank you so much!

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After a routine back surgery I awoke in the recovery roon with servere back pain. This was caused by a damaged nerve. Dr King will not answer my letters or help me in any way. My advise is don't go near him.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. King is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    44 Years Experience

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1974

  • University Of Utah Health Care


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Howard A King accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Altius
    • Altius Provider Directory
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • ODS
    • Moda Health Connexus
    • Moda Health Summit
  • Regence Health Plans
    • Regence ID Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Intermountain Healthcare, 600 N Robbins Rd Ste 401, Boise, ID
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