Timothy King, MD, Plastic Surgery, Birmingham, AL, University of Alabama Hospital

TimothyWellsKingMD PhD, MSBE, FAAP, FACS

Plastic Surgery Birmingham, AL

Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Microsurgery, Wound Healing

Associate Professor with Tenure of Plastic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering

Overview of Dr. King

Dr. Timothy King is a plastic surgeon in Birmingham, AL and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UAB Highlands, UAB Hospital, Children's of Alabama, and Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical School and completed his residency at the world-renowned NYU Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgey followed by a fellowship in pediatric plastic surgery at Northwestern University. He specializes in pediatric plastic surgery, plastic & reconstructive microsurgery, cancer and trauma reconstruction and wound healing. He is also experienced in pediatric facial palsy, facial fractures, head and neck plastic surgery, branchial cleft anomalies, and cleft lip.

Education & Training

  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's HospitalFellowship, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, 2007 - 2008
  • Northwestern University HospitalsFellowship, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, 2007 - 2008
  • NYU School of Medicine
    NYU School of MedicineResidency, Plastic Surgery, 2004 - 2007
  • NYU School of Medicine
    NYU School of MedicineResidency, General Surgery, 2001 - 2004
  • University of Texas Medical School
    University of Texas Medical SchoolClass of 2001, M.D.
  • UT MD Anderson Cancer CenterPh.D., Biophysics (Tissue Engineering), 1993 - 2000
  • Texas A&M UniversityM.S., Bioengineering , 1991 - 1993
  • Texas A&M University B.S., Bioengineering , 1986 - 1991

Certifications & Licensure

  • AL State Medical License
    AL State Medical License 2016 - 2021
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2008 - 2021
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2007 - 2017
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2004 - 2008
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Vice-President International Society for Pediatric Wound Care
  • President American Assocation of Pediatric Plastic Surgeons
  • Chair (President) Plastic Surgery Research Council, 2017-2018
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Skin xenotransplantation: Historical review and clinical potential.  
    Yamamoto T, Iwase H, King TW, Hara H, Cooper DKC, Burns, 3/27/2018

Grant Support

  • The Role of Notch2 and Notch3 in Cutaneous Wound HealingNIH2013–2019
  • Connecting surgical training software solutions on portable clients to interactive dynamics engines on the cloudNSF2014–2017

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations