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Richard King, MD, General Surgery, Lewiston, ME, Bridgton Hospital

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General Surgery Lewiston, ME

Burn, Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Trauma Medical Director

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Summary

  • Dr. Richard King is a general surgeon in Lewiston, ME and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Central Maine Medical Center, Bridgton Hospital, Rumford Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Central Maine Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Shriners Hospitals for Children-Boston. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College and has been in practice 22 years. He specializes in burn and trauma surgery & surgical critical care and is experienced in trauma and surgical critical care, abnormal wounds/wound healing, general / gastrointestinal surgery, burn management, and operative burn management.

Education & Training

  • Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center
    Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical CenterResidency, Surgery, 2000 - 2006
  • Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center
    Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical CenterFellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 2003 - 2004
  • Madigan Army Medical Center
    Madigan Army Medical CenterInternship, Transitional Year, 1995 - 1996
  • New York Medical College
    New York Medical CollegeClass of 1995
  • Cornell University
    Cornell UniversityBA, Government/International Relations, 1985 - 1989

Certifications & Licensure

  • ME State Medical License
    ME State Medical License 2018 - 2023
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2018 - 2023
  • NH State Medical License
    NH State Medical License 2018 - 2024
  • Inactive
    Inactive, CT 2013 - 2016
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2006 - 2019
  • Inactive
    Inactive, PA 2003 - 2016
  • Inactive
    Inactive, MT 1996 - 2003
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care
  • American Burn AssociationAdvanced Burn Life Support Instructor
  • American College of SurgeonsAdvanced Trauma Life Support Instructor
  • American College of SurgeonsAdvanced Trauma Operative Management Insructor

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top 1% Patient Experience Award Outstanding Performer SUNY Upstate University Hospital, 2016
  • Defense Meritorious Service Medal Captain, US Army Medical Corps, 2000
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Practice Fusion EHR, Practice Fusion, Inc., 2011, 2013
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Publications & Presentations

Books/Book Chapters

Press Mentions

  • CMMC to Continue to Treat Trauma Patients Despite Lack of Neurosurgery
    CMMC to Continue to Treat Trauma Patients Despite Lack of NeurosurgeryDecember 29th, 2021
  • CMMC Surgeon Realizes Dream of Becoming a Naval Officer
    CMMC Surgeon Realizes Dream of Becoming a Naval OfficerNovember 26th, 2022

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