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 2021 (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 138 Patient Ratings 48 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services 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 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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Create an Account Contact Information Office: 877.225.5654Fax: 303.270.2839 Locations National Jewish Health Main Campus 1400 Jackson St. Denver, CO 80206 Patient Ratings The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. This survey is about the patient care experience and does not address crucial characteristics like medical decision-making, prescribing the best therapy, and patient outcomes. 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 4.9 Friendliness 4.9 Spoke using clear language 4.9 Provider explained things clearly 4.9 Amount of time spent with you 4.9 Provider included you in decisions 4.9 Confidence in your doctor 4.9 Likelihood of recommending this provider 4.8 Comments 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 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. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 Dr. King is an excellent doctor! He explained everything to me and was very knowledgeable. It amazed me that he had read my entire file and knew everything about my condition before I went in to see him. He made me feel very comfortable and I was able to trust him to decide if I needed any other tests for the evaluation to determine the treatment. show more National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 I appreciated that Dr King took the time to listen to my concerns and help with a plan of my care. I like how he takes everything into consideration. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 Dr. King was fantastic in listening to my issues and working through possible treatments/solutions. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 Dr King is amazing! I have never had such a good experience with a doctor in my life and I am almost 50! He listened, listened some more, and then carefully went through his assessment of what he heard, and then his recommended path. I am VERY happy to have him as my new GI doctor! National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 *Dr. King is the best doctor I have seen. He let me explain my situation and listened to me. He did not rush me and asked me questions to clarify. I was able to ask him questions as well. I feel comfortable with his care. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2021 Dr King is an excellent doctor. He always makes me feel that I am a partener in all of my health care decisions. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2021 Favorite doctor *King. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2021 I think the world of Dr. King. He is professional yet very nice. He knows my husband's name (who is also a patient of Dr. King's) and he makes sure all of my questions are answered and any issues addressed. He is the best! National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2021 Dr. KIng is excellent. He is one of your most skilled in the ability to explain, in detail, in words that I can understand. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2021 Excellent!! He spent time explaining everything. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2021 Sine I wasn't having problems, we chatted. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2021 Dr King always great at explaining things to me and I appreciate that National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 Dr. King is a great doctor. He has really helped me out over the years. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 *Dr. King gave me more advice about my [condition] than I've ever received before! National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 Once again, down to earth, took all the time we needed. Went out of his way to meet out scheduling & travel needs. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 Dr. King is kind, patient and very concerned about me and my health National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 Dr. King has been one of the best, knowledgeable, caring and understanding doctors I have had National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 Dr. King was incredibly receptive to my "self-diagnosis" and concerns. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 Dr. King was outstanding. He listened and spent a good amount of time with me to help figure out what is going on with me. Thank you Dr. King! National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 Dr King is all around amazing! He doesn't make you feel rushed, he listens, he is knowledgeable, he doesn't make you feel just like a number but has empathy & understanding, he lets you be a part of your care & doesn't force things on you. He has a great bedside manner. Sometimes when there is nothing a doctor can do just hearing out their patients struggles & trying to have compassion & understanding makes a world of difference. The world could use more doctors like him! National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 my doctor is amazing National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 By far and away, Dr. King is unparalleled as a medical provider. He is exceptionally knowledgeable, obviously caring, and clearly receptive to his patient's needs. He is outstanding!!! National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 Dr. King spent a lot of time with me, ensuring he understood my medical history and current issues. He asked good questions, was clear and direct in his responses, and gave me confidence to proceed. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 *Dr. King is a great doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 *Dr. King is a very good listener and quite patient. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 My visits with Dr King are always good. He has done everything that can be done through his specialty. [PHI]. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 *Dr. King is a great doctor. I have no problems with him. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 I really enjoy having Dr King as my physician. He is very knowledgeable, courteous and personable National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 i thought he was great and have recommended him to another. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 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 Patient– March, 2020 Nothing but positives or *Dr. Jeffrey King & his staff. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 *Dr. King was very professional and I was so informed. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 I loved how thorough and attentive care that Dr. King provided. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 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! National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2020 Dr. King is probably the best doctor I have ever visited. He explained everything in terms easy for me to understand. He took time to listen like he really cared. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2019 *Dr. King is one of the best drs. @ NJH. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2019 I have suggested that my sister in VA call and set up an appointment due to her [condition]. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2019 Dr. King spent so much time with me and made sure I understood all the options we were going to explore. Though he definitely listened to me and asked for my input, he would often interrupt so I didn't feel like he was wholly listening to me before responding. That said, I was so grateful for all the time he spent with me and wanting to work collaboratively/make decisions together about how to proceed.