Departments & Organizations
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
- pemphigus vulgaris, bullous pemphigoid, and other autoimmune blistering diseases
- morphea, systemic sclerosis (scleroderma)
- pruritus (itch)
- Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis
He is experienced with the use of systemic medications including retinoids, methotrexate, cyclosporine, azathioprine (Imuran®), mycophenolate mofetil (Cellcept®), tofacitinib (Xeljanz®), ruxolitinib (Jakafi®), apremilast (Otezla®), and the ‘biologics’ (e.g. etanercept (Enbrel®), adalimumab (Humira®), infliximab (Remicade®), ustekinumab (Stelara®), sekucinumab (Cosentyx®), ixekizumab (Taltz®)), 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)|