Paul King

MD, Neurosurgeon

Paul Kevin King, MD is an American board certified neurosurgeon, born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has practiced neurosurgery in the United States for the past 24 years. Dr. King presently lives in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Prior to practicing in Atlanta, he was in academic practice in Detroit, Michigan, with University Neurosurgical Associates, PC.  As assistant professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine, he served as Chief of the Department of Neurosurgery at Grace Hospital, and was the co-director of Detroit Receiving Hospital’s Spinal Cord Unit.

Dr. King practices general neurosurgery and specializes in complex spine disease, neurological trauma care, and cerebral vascular diseases at Atlanta Medical Centre and other hospitals in Metro Atlanta. Dr. King received his undergraduate degree from Fisk University in Nashville, Tenn. He earned his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, where he served on the board of directors for the College of Human Medicine Alumni Association.

He completed his internship in general surgery and his residency in neurological surgery at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. King completed a neurosurgery spine fellowship at Emory University. He has presented many lectures, abstracts, papers and presentations dealing with his specialty. He was the Director of Making Sense of Spinal Instrumentation, a bio-skills lecture and laboratory seminar for nurses and other health care personnel.

Dr. King is a member of numerous professional associations including the American Medical Association, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgery, Georgia Neurological Society and the American Association of University Professors. He has also served on the editorial board of Clinical Neurosurgery. He was honoured, in 2008, by the Ghana Physicians and Surgeons Foundation for his volunteer medical contributions in Prampram, Ghana. His neurosurgery and medical mission work includes serving the people of Prampram, Ghana, and as KBNF neurosurgeon team leader at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria and at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana in 2009. He is wholly committed to supporting the development of medical care and neurosurgery for Ghana and West Africa.  Serving the men, women and children in West Africa that dearly need expert neurosurgery care is truly his passion.

Dr. King has been married to Monica for 37 years and she works by his side, expertly managing his neurosurgery practice. They are the proud parents of three children.

Prior Appointments:

  • Neuro-Surgical Services, P.C., Battle Creek, MI, Neurosurgeon
  • Paul King, MD, P.C., Battle Creek, MI, Neurosurgeon
  • Battle Creek Health System, Neurosurgeon
  • Southwest Michigan Rehabilitation Hospital, Battle Creek, MI, Neurosurgeon
  • Albion Community Hospital, Albion, MI, Neurosurgeon
  • Grace Hospital, Detroit, MI, Department of Neurosurgery Chief
  • Borgess Hospital, Kalamazoo, MI, Neurosurgeon
  • Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo, MI, Neurosurgeon


  • Reconstructive Spine Surgery
  • Cerebrovascular Surgery


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