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Timothy W King, MD, PhD

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(608) 265-8072

600 Highland Avenue
Madison , WI 53792-3236

Timothy W King, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


  • BS (Bioengineering) Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 1991
  • MS (Bioengineering) Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 1993
  • PhD, (Tissue Engineering/Biophysics) The University of Texas-Houston Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2000
  • MD, The University of Texas-Houston Medical School, Houston, TX, 2001
  • Surgical Residency in General Surgery/Plastic Surgery, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, 2007
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery Fellowship, Northwestern University/Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, 2008

Professional Activities

Dr. King is a member of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and an associate member of the American College of Surgeons.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. King’s practice focuses on plastic and reconstructive surgery for infants, children and adults. He has special interests in pediatric plastic surgery; cleft lip and palate surgery; microsurgery, and the treatment of birthmarks and vascular lesions. He also performs general reconstruction of the adult trunk, extremities, and head and neck as well as aesthetic and cosmetic surgery.

Dr. King provides a wide range of services including Botox, Breast Augmentation, Breast Implant Removal, Breast Lift, Breast Reduction, Earlobe Repair, Ear Surgery (Otoplasty), Extended Efforts in Limb Salvage, Filler Injections, Liposuction, Scar Revision, and Tummy Tuck.

Research Interests

Dr. King’s research focuses on the development of tissue-engineered constructs for use in reconstructive plastic surgery. His PhD research focused on elucidating the regulatory mechanisms required for neovascularization into engineered tissues.

Dr. Chen's Lab

Recent Publications
  • The effect of community based-academic partnerships on student knowledge about plastic surgery and interest in medicine.
    Sillah NM, Miller HJ, Weis Sadoski TL, Larson JD, Bentz ML, King TW
    Ann Plast Surg 2015 Jun; 74(6):708-12.
    [PubMed ID: 25969974]
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  • The Imperative of Academia in the Globalization of Plastic Surgery.
    Nayar HS, Bentz ML, Baus GH, Palacios J, Dibbell DG, Noon J, Poore SO, King TW, Mount DL
    J Craniofac Surg 2015 Jun; 26(4):1102-5.
    [PubMed ID: 26080135]
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  • A novel classification of frontal bone fractures: The prognostic significance of vertical fracture trajectory and skull base extension.
    Garg RK, Afifi AM, Gassner J, Hartman MJ, Leverson G, King TW, Bentz ML, Gentry LR
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2015 May; 68(5):645-53.
    [PubMed ID: 25778872]
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  • Epidermal growth factor regulates NIKS keratinocyte proliferation through Notch signaling.
    Roy M, King TW
    J. Surg. Res. 2013 Nov; 185(1):6-11.
    [PubMed ID: 23899513]
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  • Discussion: Montreal children's hospital formula for nasoalveolar molding cleft therapy.
    King TW, Bentz ML
    Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 2013 Feb; 131(2):354-5.
    [PubMed ID: 23357995]
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