Dr. Michael King Hosts Second "Meet and Eat" Lecture Series
On Thursday, November 14, 2019, Dr. Michael King (Class of 1983) was the guest lecturer for the second“Meet and Eat” Lecture Series sponsored by the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine Advisory Board. This lecture series provides all students with the opportunity to learn and interact with a valued KSUCPM Advisory Board Member. Dr. King’s lecture was entitled, “Becoming a Leader in Podiatric Medicine Through Having a Niche: How Coding and Medical Politics was Mine.” The students in attendance enjoyed interacting with Dr. King and learned a great deal from him. We want to thank Dr. King for volunteering his time to travel to KSUCPM and share his valuable knowledge with the students!
The ”Meet and Eat” lecture series will resume in the late summer and all students are encouraged to attend and learn from the very best!
Michael J. King, DPM, FACFAS, FASPS is the Chief Medical Officer for Upperline Healthcare, Inc. Dr. King practiced in Fall River Massachusetts, and managed a multi-physician group for over thirty years. Dr. King served as the President of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) from 2011-12; he was also the President of the Massachusetts Foot and Ankle Society and Region One (New England states) of the APMA. He served as the podiatric advisor to the AMA CPT editorial panel for seven years, was a two time chair of the APMA Coding Committee and has been a Medicare auditor for more than twenty years. He has served as a Risk Management and Claims Advisor to PICA and lectures extensively across the United States and abroad on coding and compliance issues. Dr. King is a graduate of the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine (formerly the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine) and of the Toledo Riverside Hospital residency program. Dr. King is board certified in forefoot and rearfoot surgery. He also serves on the KSUCPM Advisory Board.