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Richard J. King, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 637-2930

Fax: (585) 507-4707

Faculty Appointments


Our approach to medicine is to treat you as we, or how we would wish our family, to be treated; namely, in a timely, responsive, and informed manner along with attentiveness and compassion.

Professional Background

Dr. Richard King founded Lakeshore Surgical Practice, P.C. in partnership with the former Lakeside Memorial Hospital in Brockport, New York where he lives with his family. He initially started practice at Strong Memorial Hospital as one of their burn, trauma, and acute care surgeons and continues to practice this specialty as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. After the closure of Lakeside in 2013 Dr. King continued his community surgery practice in the Brockport area at Strong West and also holds a faculty appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Rochester. Dr. King's practice philosophy is to offer you and your family personalized care that is unhurried and helps you to make informed decisions about surgical options. Lakeshore Surgical Practice, P.C. is located in Western New York, between Buffalo and Syracuse near Unity Hospital.



  • Surgical Critical Care - American Board of Surgery
  • Surgery - American Board of Surgery


General Certificate of Education | Eton College

BA | Cornell University
Government/International Relations

MD | New York Medical College

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2003 - 06/30/2004
Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at Penn State University Hospital-Milton S Hershey Me

07/01/2000 - 06/30/2006
Residency in General Surgery at Penn State University Hospital-Milton S Hershey Me

07/01/1995 - 06/30/1996
Internship in General Surgery at Madigan Army Medical Center

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Journal Articles

Nakamura,RM; King,R; Kimball,EH; Oye,RK; Helgerson,SD. "Excess Infant Mortality in an American Indian Population, 1940-1990". Journal of American Medical Association. 1991; 266(16): 2244-2248.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Hypocalcaemia and Hypercalcaemia
Book Title: Text Book Of Critical Care
Author List: King,RJ and Cooney,RN
Published By: Elsevier Saunders2005 in Philadelphia