Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Heather M. King, M.D.

General Information

Heather M. King, M.D.

Languages

  • English

Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery

Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Surgery

Roles

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Clinical Interests

Dr. King specializes in the full spectrum of breast diseases, ranging from benign disorders to breast cancer.  Particular interests include healthcare disparities, high risk breast cancer populations, high risk screening, nipple-sparing mastectomy, skin-sparing mastectomy, sentinel node mapping and biopsy, axillary node dissection and oncoplastic operations.  In addition to traditional surgery, Dr. King offers ultrasound guided excision of benign lesions which is performed in the office with minimal scarring.

Education

2013 Fellowship, Surgical Oncology/Breast
University of Miami/JMH Medical Center
2007 M.D.
Louisiana State University Medical Center
2000 Master Level Studies
University of Tennessee
1998 Bachelor of Science
Louisiana State University

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