Dr. Timothy King

Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Director of Research, UAB Division of Plastic Surgery
Associate Program Director, UAB Plastic Surgery Residency
Chief of Plastic Surgery, Birmingham VA Medical Center

Areas of Interest
pediatric plastic surgery, cleft lip and palate surgery, reconstruction of Moh’s defects, treatment of birthmarks and vascular lesions, cutaneous wound healing


Dr. King is an associate professor in the Division of Plastic Surgery. He specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery for infants, children and adults. He has specific interests in pediatric plastic surgery; cleft lip and palate surgery, reconstruction of Moh’s defects; and the treatment of birthmarks and vascular lesions.

Dr. King is also an active researcher, investigating new insights into the molecular mechanisms of cutaneous wound healing through which a clinically relevant therapeutic intervention could be developed for the treatment of cutaneous wounds.


Medical School
University of Texas-Houston Medical School

Texas A&M University; The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

New York University Medical Center

Northwestern University/Children’s Memorial Hospital


Campus Address
JNWB 103

(205) 934-2307