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Dr Wesley King

Dr Wesley King

Dr. Wesley King is an American Neurosurgeon recognized internationally for his innovation in minimally invasive, endoscopic, pituitary, and skull base neurosurgery.

[0] Based in Los Angeles, King M.D. is part of an organization called Beverly Hills Spine Surgery.


He is board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and is an active member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the International Society of Pituitary Surgeons, the North American Skull Base Society, the Pituitary Society, the California Medical Association, and Western Neurosurgery Society.



King M.D. was born and raised in the state of California , and is a native of the city of Los Angeles.



After High School, Wesley matriculated at Harvard University where he majored in Biochemistry and received his Bachelor of Science with Honors.

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At Johns Hopkins School of Medicine , he received his medical training and completed medical school in 1984.




At the University of California, Los Angeles , he completed his Neurosurgery residency and stayed as a faculty until 1995.

[1] He received advanced fellowship training in Hanover at one of the preeminent centers for acoustic neuroma, skull base and cranial nerve surgery.

He trained and practiced under Dr. Madjid Samii, one of the world’s experts in skull base and acoustic neuroma surgery.

[0] He then received a full-time academic appointment in the Division of Neurosurgery at UCLA where he was a full-time member of the teaching faculty until 1995.


Following his time at UCLA, Dr. Wesley King joined the neurosurgery department at Mt.

Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan .

He was also an associate professor at the clinic.

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Dr. King returned to Los Angeles in 2004 where his practice is now based.

He is at Cedars Sinai, Santa Monica-UCLA and St John’s Medical Centers.



Dr. King’s clinical interests include Pituitary and neuroendocrine conditions, cerebrovascular diseases and skull base surgery.

He has a large experience treating pituitary tumors, complex brain tumors and diseases of the spine and cranial nerves.

[1]During the last 20 years he has been recognized nationally and internationally as one of the pioneers and experts in the area of minimally invasive and endoscopic surgery on the brain.[1]


Dr. King has written extensively in the areas of neurosurgery and continues to teach advanced surgical techniques to residents and other physicians.

His list of publications includes more than 80 original articles, books and book chapters.

[1]Nationally he is recognized by his peers and is included in The Best Doctors in America®, Super Doctors® and America’s Best Surgeons® annual surveys.



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