Jeffrey B. King, MD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient 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 5280 Top Doctors 2022 (1 year) Previously a 5280 Top Doctor (1 year) America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Patient Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars 181 Patient Ratings 82 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Colon Cancer Screening Program Department of Medicine Division of Gastroenterology Specialties & Conditions Allergy and Lung Disease Related GI Conditions Barrett's Esophagus Celiac Disease Colon Polyps and Cancer Colorectal Cancer Screening Diverticulosis & Diverticulitis Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Liver Disease Motility Disorders Related Clinical Trials NICE-CF: Colon Cancer Screening for adults with Cystic Fibrosis 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. Education Education 2001 - 2005 University of Massachusetts Medical School, 1995 - 1999 Duke University, Residency 2008 - 2009 Boston University Medical Center, Chief Resident 2005 - 2008 Boston University Medical Center, Fellowship 2010 - 2014 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 Publications 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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Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2023 Dr King exceeded expectations National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2023 Dr. King was amazing. He took the time to explain everything to me and put me at ease for my future procedures. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2023 He is indeed a KING! National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2023 Dr. King is a welcoming and compassionate doctor. He really listened to me, gave me options, and explained everything to me well. He is the best gastroenterologist I have seen. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2023 Dr. King spent a great deal of time not only following up with my last visit, but explaining the upcoming procedure in detail and calming my fears! National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 Absolute best doctor at National Jewish. Extremely intelligent, while explaining complex diagnoses that come with this complex Cystic Fibrosis disease I deal with. Dr. King spent a solid hour with me, going over my concerns/questions in a way which not only did I understand but also felt like he has my back and I'm not alone in this. Despite being the head of GI, I never feel like he's rushing me away or his time is too invaluable. That is a rare thing these days and I greatly appreciate his authenticity. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 Dr. King is wonderful such a caring doctor which is refreshing in todays practice of doctors. Very good listener and explainer of all that is going on with your problems. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 Dr. King answered all my questions and explained my illness. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 Excellent care from top notch physician. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 Dr. King is an exceptional physician. I am truly grateful to be his patient and for the excellent medical care. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2022 0Nly good, extremely concerned aboutt my health and how we can fix it show more National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 Spent 30 minutes in appt for yearly appt National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 Dr king is a very caring and great provider, I have the highest of confidence in him and his staff National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 Good National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 Dr. King is everything I'd wish for in a provider. He listened and then we discussed what's been going on. He had an excellent recommendation. He didn't rush me. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 Dr. King is quite knowledgeable and experienced. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 Dr. Balkissoon is a treasure! I am so very grateful to have been able to work with him. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 *Dr. King was excellent. He went through the options with me. Using the computer explained a hiatal hernia and how it works. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 I really appreciated that this was a two-way conversation. Dr. King never lectures; he listens and discusses. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 Could not be more pleased with Dr. King National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 Dr. King was very thorough, patient with my questions and was able to explain everything very well. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 Dr King was wonderful!! It was so refreshing to have a doctor who wants to fix a problem instead of just treating the symptoms. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 Dr king was thorough National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 I continue to be impressed by the thoroughness of each appointment at NJH. This visit was no exception. Dr. King came to the appointment having familiarized with my condition, asked pertinent questions, summarized the situation and alternatives on the path forward, including doing nothing and fully supported my decision. Follow-up was documented for a return visit and procedures next year. I was grateful to have had the opportunity to explore the root causes of my lung disease. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 Has helped me on numerous occasions to fill out FMLA paperwork for my employer on very short notice even when I was unable to make my appointment. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 One of the best experiences I have had at National Jewish regarding interaction with a provider. Very impressed with Dr. King's knowledge and his willingness to explain to me options available. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2022 Dr. King is a very empathetic listener. He communicates knowledge of my concerns and treatment thoroughly to my understanding without being condescending. I never feel rushed in our interactions. He is personable and friendly in manner. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2022 *Dr. King is always professional & help answers questions in the visit. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2022 Dr. King met me for the first time about an existing issue and even after 5 years of previous visits to doctors, I learned new information from him. Very Impressive! National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2022 Dr King was attentive and kind, discussed options and strategies. He apologized that I had had to proceed thru the "new patient" slog National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2022 Dr. King and his team are excellent. That have managed my case at the level of care. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2022 Dr. King is amazing doctor National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2022 Dr. King asked questions and listened intently to my responses and then explained in great detail what his suggested method of going forward was. I felt relaxed and confident in the course of action that was laid out for me. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2022 Dr King is the best! National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2022 Dr King patiently and thoroughly answered all my questions. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2022 Doctor King is excellent: very thorough in discussion options, never condescending, and willing to take time to listen. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 He's my only doctor who really gets me. A true healer. A mensch! National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 Excellent in explaining everything. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 This was all great National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2022 Dr. King is great, very professional, caring & willing to take time to talk. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2022 I was incredibly impressed by how much regard was given to the information I provided about my chronic cough, and I was impressed with the degree to which actions were taken based upon that input. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2022 Dr King provided one of the best experiences I have ever had with a Doctor in my life. He listened very well and gave the time needed. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2022 Dr. King is awesome. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2022 This was the most thorough and helpful explanation of my condition and possible treatments that I have received. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2022 Dr.King spent an hour listening to my long GI history and previous treatments. He then provided a plan moving forward beginning with colonoscopy to rule out structural issues . He provided suggestions for diagnostic and treatment tools moving forward. He was warm, friendly and I felt confident in his expertise. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2022 Dr. King is very thorough in his explanations of my conditions and the Way Forward. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2022 Very happy with visit, I learned alot National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2022 I love DrKing and his Staff.They are always very professional/ courteous National Jewish the Drs I see are great National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 Dr. King was very informative and did a great job explaining everything. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 Visit with Dr King was excellent. He listened to me, was kind & compassionate, he answered all my questions & explained possible treatment in the future! National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 I beleive NJ Will fix me up. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 This was My 1st appointment with Dr. King. I was very pleased with this appointment. Dr. King was very detailed about everything we discussed. I look forward to my future appointments with him. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2022 Dr King been always incredible. He explains things very well using a proper vocabulary easy to understand. He listens very well and is always willing to offer different options National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2022 Dr King is very empathetic and knowledgeable and skilled at explaining complicated concepts National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2021 My guess is that I have multiple GI issues that we are trying to address at the same time. It sounds like it is a complicated process but the Doctor is doing a good job of explaining it to me. If I have questions the Doctor is fairly prompt in responding and is pretty good at explaining the answers. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2021 Again, no one quite like Dr King hos bedside manner and breathe of knowledge are superior. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 I was throughly impressed with the amount of time Dr. King spent with me. I also really appreciate the thorough explainations. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Great experience National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Dr. King is wonderful! He is very caring and only wants the very best for you! He is very helpful too when you might have other problems going on too. My husband and I are very grateful to be under his care! National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 I'm grateful for the genuine care, understanding and knowledge of Dr King. He communicates well and always involves me in my care. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 The Physician listen to my concerns and responded in kind with clear and concise professional expertise. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 Of all the gastroenterologists I've seen for this condition, *Dr. King was excellent. Good listener, engaged, explained well & made National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 I had not seen Dr. King in over 3 years but he spent time going through my previous visits to address my GI problems. He also made suggestions about seeing a [a specialist for symptoms] I am experiencing in other parts of my body. He listens intently and explains everything in plain English so I can understand easily. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 Everyone was very informative to me.. I had awesome care. Being my frbeing my 1st time I was nervous and they helped me National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Dr King is excellent. Even though I live out of state, I will continue to return to see him and other providers at National Jewish. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Dr. King spent time making sure he had all the details he needed for his assessment and explained his recommendations very well! National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 *Dr. King spent a lot of time with me on my consult appointment before the procedure. Very caring and kind. Patient. I really like and trust him. Thank you. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 The best experience I have with a Doctor concerning my GI issues National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 I am incredibly grateful to have been seen by Dr. King. I am incredibly worried about my health issues, and his expertise and compassion has made him very easy to work with. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 *Dr. King was wonderful on all levels. I felt well cared for during tests, procedures & appointments. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 Dr King is an incredible doctor and I'm so happy I found him National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 I found dr king excellent in answering my questions National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 Dr. King was very attentive and answered every question clearly. I came for a second opinion. [Reference to another provider]. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 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 Patient– June, 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 Patient– May, 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 Patient– May, 2021 Dr. King was very good at explaining my condition and included my feelings in the treatment decision. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 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 Patient– May, 2021 Dr. King is one of the kindest and most interested/compassionate doctors I've ever dealt with!! National Jewish Health Patient– April, 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 Patient– April, 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 Patient– April, 2021 Appreciated the time *Dr. King took to explain my test results.