Dr. King is the former director of dermatologic surgery at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Mather and the University of California Davis Medical Center. He is one of the most experienced cutaneous surgeons in Northern California. During his career, he has contributed many scholarly publications and educated countless fellows, residents and students. He is currently a Professor emeritus and volunteer clinical faculty member at the University of California Davis Medical Center where he continues to lend his wisdom to another generation of physicians.

Dr. King is a board-certified dermatologist and a fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery. In his career, he has performed thousands of Mohs surgical cases, has published in peer-reviewed journals, and has presented at national dermatology meetings. Dr. King went to medical school at the University of Oklahoma in 1974-78 and then became a flight surgeon in the United States Air Force for five years. He went on to do a dermatology residency in 1984-87 at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas and did his Mohs fellowship training with Drs. Tom Stasko and Don Grande at the New England Medical Center in Boston in 1991-92. His interests include cutaneous oncology, surgical treatment of melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer, and resident dermatological surgical training.

Title: Associate Clinical Professor

Clinical/Research Interests:
Thomas King is a fellow of the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology and is mainly interested in surgical management of complicated, non-melanoma skin cancers. 

Specialty: Dermatology 

Undergraduate Education: Columbia University, New York City, New York, B.A. 1974

Medical Education: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, M.D. 1978

Internships: USAF Medical Center, Keesler AFB, Mississippi 1979, Internal Medicine

Residency: Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland AFB, Texas 1987, Dermatology

Fellowships:  New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 1992, Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology

Board Certifications:  American Board of Dermatology, 1987

Professional Memberships:
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Association of Military Dermatologists
Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
Fellow, American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology

To schedule an appointment and to see if Dr. Thomas King is accepting new patients please call: (916) 734-6111.