Dr. King was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. He graduated with a BS in biology from the University of Washington in 1988. He graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 1992. Dr. King completed his surgical training at the Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency in 1997. Since that time he has been practicing general surgery in central Phoenix. He served as the 1st cheif of staff at Banner Estrella Medical Center from 2004-2008.