Jeffrey B. King
Jeffrey B. King, MD, is a gastroenterologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. King serves as Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology.
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
Medical Director, GI Procedures Unit
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Previously a 5280 Top Doctor (1 year)

Special Interests

Colon cancer prevention, hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes, celiac disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, motility disorders, pelvic floor dysfunction, inflammatory bowel disease, functional GI disorders/irritable bowel syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett's esophagus, fatty liver disease, viral hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease.


University of Massachusetts Medical School,
Duke University,
Boston University Medical Center, Chief Resident
Boston University Medical Center,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,

Awards & Recognition

2014: UNC Award for Excellence in Clinical Gastroenterology
2012: Ad Hoc reviewer for American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology

Board Certification

2008: Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships

American Gastroenterological Association
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy


King JB, von Furstenberg RJ, Smith BJ, McNaughton KK, Galanko JA, Henning SJ. CD24 can be used to isolate Lgr5+ putative colonic epithelial stem cells in mice. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 303(4): G442-52, 2012.

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654
  • Fax: 303.270.2839



  • National Jewish Health Main Campus
    1400 Jackson St.
    Denver, CO 80206

Patient Ratings

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Provider showed concern


Spoke using clear language

Provider explained things clearly

Amount of time spent with you

Provider included you in decisions

Confidence in your doctor

Likelihood of recommending this provider


Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2020
*Dr. King is a very good listener and quite patient.

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2020
My visits with Dr King are always good. He has done everything that can be done through his specialty. [PHI].

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2020
*Dr. King is a great doctor. I have no problems with him.

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2020
I really enjoy having Dr King as my physician. He is very knowledgeable, courteous and personable

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2020
i thought he was great and have recommended him to another.

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2020
Very impressed with *Dr. King - Outside of my primary physician, he spent the most time and care with meeting with me. Really enjoyed the conversation and understanding of my condition/next steps.

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2020
Nothing but positives or *Dr. Jeffrey King & his staff.

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2020
*Dr. King was very professional and I was so informed.

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2020
I loved how thorough and attentive care that Dr. King provided.

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2020
I was favorably impressed by Dr King's explanation of all the tests. and his rationale and thoughts about w hat needed to be done to determine effective treatments!

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