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.

Conflicts of Interest

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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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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


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National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2021
Dr. King was very attentive and answered every question clearly. I came for a second opinion. [Reference to another provider].

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2021
Dr King was kind compassionate and was very knowledgeable. he was able to give many options and even scheduled a test himself. I'm impressed with his level of care !

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2021
very personable; had spent time reviewing all of my previous results and provided helpful explanation of why they varied so much.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2021
Dr King spent almost 2 hours with me while asking me questions from lungs to GI tract, providing education, describing the processes that he would consider for my issues and answering any and all questions I had. Best doctor visit ever.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2021
Dr. King was very good at explaining my condition and included my feelings in the treatment decision.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2021
i was nervous about the consultation. thought I would be pressured into submitting to tests.Dr. King was great. Took time to listen/explain.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2021
Dr. King is one of the kindest and most interested/compassionate doctors I've ever dealt with!!

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2021
Dr King is the best doctor I've ever had. He has managed to treat my [condition] after nobody on two continents was able to do so in eight years. This man is a lifesaving mensch.

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2021
Dr. King is exceptional, one of the easiest Dr. 's to talk too that I have had in a long time. Makes his patients feel very comfortable.

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2021
Appreciated the time *Dr. King took to explain my test results.

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