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Sport Medicine

As a fellowship-trained, board-certified primary care sports medicine physician, Dr. Patrick King specializes in nonsurgical orthopedic and sports-related care, including concussions. He focuses on nonoperative modalities, such as lifestyle modifications, rehabilitation, injections with and without ultrasound guidance, biologic treatments, and further injury prevention. Though he evaluates all orthopedic and sports-related disorders, he is particularly interested in those involving the shoulder, hip, and knee.

Dr. King has been involved in sports since childhood, achieving state and national championships as early as high school. He graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in health science. He then became an independent personal trainer, developing a niche clientele while also completing his postbaccalaureate studies. Dr. King obtained his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine. During his family medicine residency in Indianapolis, Indiana, he was the team doctor for a National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) team and multiple high school athletic programs, a resident sports medicine liaison, and actively involved in various community outreach programs. He subsequently completed his sports medicine fellowship training at Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) in Asheville, where his love for the local community developed. Dr. King is also a team physician for Mars Hill University and North Buncombe High School.

Dr. King and his family feel fortunate to call Weaverville/Asheville home. When not seeing patients, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, the great outdoors, and local cuisine.

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Science in Preventative and Rehabilitative Programs: Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, 2005
  • Doctor of Medicine: St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies, 2014
  • Family Medicine Residency: Community Health Network, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2014 – 2017
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship: Mountain Area Health Education Center, Asheville, North Carolina, 2017 – 2018

Certification & Licensure

  • Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications: Sports Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

Team Affiliations

  • Central Davidson High School, 2018 – Present
  • East Davidson High School, 2018 – Present
  • South Davidson High School, 2018 – Present
  • West Davidson High School, 2018 – Present
“This was my second visit with Dr. King. He is pleasant, attentive, and very thorough. He included me in the decision-making and administered the knee injection carefully. I would highly recommend visits with him. He arranged for a follow-up visit with an orthopedic surgeon.”
– Patricia G.
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