John King, MD

John King, MD

Physical Medicine/Rehab San Antonio, TX

Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University Tex San Antonio

Office Address

  • 4502 Medical Dr
    Reeves Rehabilitation Center
    San Antonio, TX 78229
    Phone: (210) 358-4253
    Fax: (210) 358-4795

John King, MD

Physical Medicine/Rehab San Antonio, TX

Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University Tex San Antonio

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Physical Medicine/Rehab: General Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Education & Training

  • Baylor College of MedicineBaylor College of Medicine
  • Oral Roberts University School of MedicineOral Roberts University School of Medicine
  • University of ColoradoUniversity of Colorado
  • UNiversity of ColoradoUNiversity of Colorado

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical LicenseTX State Medical License1984 - 2017
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationPain Medicine
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationSpinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Best DoctorsU.S. News and World Report, 2011
    • Distinguished Teaching ProfessorsBestowed by The University of Texas System, 2010
    • Academy of Master TeachersUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2008

    Publications & Presentations

    Journal Articles

    • Monopolar needle electrode spatial recording characteristics.  King JC, Dumitru D and Stegeman D, Muscle & Nerve 1996 Oct;19(10):1310-1319
    • The biphasic morphology of voluntary and spontaneous single muscle fiber action potentials.  Dumitru D, King JC, van der Rijt W and Stegeman DF, Muscle & Nerve 1994 Nov;17(11):1301-1307
    • Rehabilitation of Tumor Amputees and Limb Salvage Patients.  Williams RP, King JC, McAnelly RD, Leonard EI, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: State of the Art Review 1994 Jun;8(2):297-319

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Decision Making in Pain Management. Chapter: Chronic Low Back Pain: Myofascial Pain Syndromes; Myofascial Back Pain 
      King JC
      Editors: Ramamurthy S and Rogers J.Mosby, . Louis, MO
    • Textbook of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Chapter: Intraoperative Electrophysiologic Monitoring 
      King JC and Lopez J and Sloan T
      Editors: .Hanley & Belfus; 2001, Philadelphia, PA
      Edition 2,
    • Textbook of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Chapter: Basic Electricity, Appendix 
      King JC
      Editors: Dumitru D and Amata AA, and Zwarts MJ.Hanley and Belfus, Philadelphia, PA
      Edition 2,


    • Organ transplant vs. other debilitated patients' inpatient rehabilitation functional outcomes and payment recovery 2004. Lin E, King JC, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; vol. 85, no. 9
    • An Interdisciplinary Elective:Team Approach to Pain Management. Heye, M., King, J., Beck, A., Kuhn, J.G., Turturro, T., Venkatachalam, H, The Journal of Pain; vol. 3, no. 2, American Pain Society 21st Annual Scientific Meeting
    • A case of stroke secondary to air embolism sustained during routine abdominal aortogram. King JC and Molette AO, n/a


    • Temperature Effects in Electrodiagnosis. UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX
    • Basic Electricity. UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX, 1991, 1992, 1993
    • Ulnar Motor Nerve Conduction Studies. UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX


    • Basic Electricity and Circuit Components. King JC, American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
      Rochester, MN
    • Nerve Conduction Pitfalls. Dumitru D and King JC, American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
      Rochester, MN
    • Fibromyalgia: can more be done for you? King JC, Lupus News 1996;16(3):9-11

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
    • Capital Blue Cross PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Great West PPO
    • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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