J. Michael King, MD

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J. Michael King, MD, is a physician with the Division of Rehabilitation Medicine and an Associate Director with the Trauma Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Mercer University, Savannah, GA


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pediatric Medicine - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Graduate Degree

MEd - Auburn University, Auburn, AL

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Associate Director, Trauma Center

Departments and Services


Posters and Presentations

Lectures by Invitation


King J. "Medical management of posterior fossa syndrome in pediatric patients," poster presented at 2023 CNS conference 
Emily Xu, Emily Zhang, Kristen Park, Mahha Ayub, Chao Zhao, Jimmy W. Huh, J. Michael King, Iris Palin, Amish C. Shah, Shih-Shan Lang

Awards and Honors

2023, Participant in CHOP's Physician Leadership Program

2019, Team Daisy Award, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2018 Nursing Partnership Award, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2015, Rehab Resident Teaching Award

2014, Rehab Resident Teaching Award

2014, Physician's Physician Award

Leadership and Memberships

2020-Present, Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics, Member

2012-Present, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Member

2012-Present, Association of Academic Physiatrists, Member