Brett Andrew King, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Dermatology; Medical Director, Yale Dermatology-Middlebury

Departments & Organizations

Dermatology: General Dermatology: Middlebury Dermatology Director; Yale Dermatology Associates

Office of Student Research

Yale Medical Group


Dr. Brett King is Assistant Professor of Dermatology, specializing in skin diseases recalcitrant to first-line therapies. He also conducts investigator-initiated clinical trials to try to identify new treatments for skin disorders. He sees patients at Yale Dermatology Associates in New Haven, Yale Dermatology-Middlebury, and the West Haven VA.

Dr. King provides care of patients with all dermatologic conditions, with special interest in:

  • atopic dermatitis (eczema)
  • alopecia areata
  • vitiligo
  • pemphigus vulgaris, bullous pemphigoid, and other autoimmune blistering diseases
  • morphea, systemic sclerosis (scleroderma)
  • pruritus (itch)

He is experienced with the use of systemic medications including retinoids, methotrexate, cyclosporine, azathioprine (Imuran®), mycophenolate mofetil (Cellcept®), tofacitinib (Xeljanz®), and the ‘biologics’ (e.g. etanercept (Enbrel®), adalimumab (Humira®), infliximab (Remicade®) and ustekinumab (Stelara®)), as well as phototherapy.

Dr. King received his B.A. at the University of California at Santa Cruz, his Ph.D. from Stanford University and his M.D. from Yale University School of Medicine. He completed medical internship at Massachusetts General Hospital and dermatology residency at Yale University School of Medicine.

Education & Training

MD Yale University School of Medicine (2005)
PhD Stanford University , Chemistry (2000)
BA University of California at Santa Cruz, Chemistry (1992)
Fellowship Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency Yale-New Haven Hospital
Internship Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certification AB of Dermatology, Dermatology (2009)

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Brett Andrew King, MD, PhD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Dermatology AssociatesDoctors Building
2 Church Street South, Ste 3rd floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Dermatology - Middlebury1625 Straits Turnpike, Ste Suite 306
Middlebury, CT 06762
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Mailing Address
2 Church St South
Suite 305

New Haven, CT 06519