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Brett A. King, MD, PhD

Dermatology

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Affiliated With: Yale Medicine

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Yale Dermatology Middlebury, CT 06762

Biography - Brett A. King, MD, PhD

Brett King, MD, PhD, is Associate Professor of Dermatology, specializing in skin diseases recalcitrant to first-line therapies. He has pioneered the use of Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitors in cutaneous diseases, in particular for alopecia areata, vitiligo, atopic dermatitis, granuloma annulare, sarcoidosis, and erosive lichen planus, in addition to other disorders. He sees patients at Yale Dermatology-Middlebury.

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

  • atopic dermatitis (eczema)
  • alopecia areata
  • vitiligo
  • sarcoidosis
  • granuloma annulare
  • lichen planus
  • pemphigus vulgaris, bullous pemphigoid, mucous membrane pemphigoid, and other autoimmune blistering diseases
  • morphea, systemic sclerosis (scleroderma)
  • erythema multiforme
  • pruritus (itch)
  • drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome (drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms)
  • 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®), baricitinib (Olumiant®), upadacitinib (Rinvoq®),ruxolitinib (Jakafi®), apremilast (Otezla®), and the ‘biologics’ (e.g. etanercept (Enbrel®), adalimumab (Humira®), infliximab (Remicade®), ustekinumab (Stelara®), sekucinumab (Cosentyx®), ixekizumab (Taltz®), IVIG, and rituximab (Rituxan®)), as well as phototherapy.

Dr. King is an investigator in numerous clinical trials. He lectures nationally and internationally and publishes extensively.

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.

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Overview

Gender

Male

Specialty

Dermatology

Conditions & Treatments

Alopecia, Eczema, Scleroderma, Vitiligo (Pigment)

Language(s)

English

Education & Training

Education

University of California at Santa Cruz;Stanford University;Yale University School of Medicine

Residency

Yale New Haven Hospital

Fellowship

Yale New Haven Hospital

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  • AETNA
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  • CIGNA HEALTHCARE
  • COMMUNITY CARE NETWORK
  • COMPWORKS
  • CONNECTICARE
  • CONSUMER HEALTH NETWORK
  • CORVEL
  • FIRST HEALTH NETWORK
  • FOCUS HEALTHCARE
  • GREAT WEST
  • HEALTHCARE VALUE MANAGEMENT
  • HUMANA
  • HUSKY
  • MANAGED COMP
  • MEDICAID
  • MEDICARE
  • MULTIPLAN
  • OXFORD HEALTH PLANS
  • PREFERRED HEALTH WORKS
  • PRIME HEALTH SERVICES
  • PRIVATE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (PHCS)
  • TRICARE - HEALTH NET FEDERAL
  • TRICARE/CHAMPUS
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE
  • WELLCARE

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Yale Dermatology

1625 Straits Turnpike
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Middlebury, CT 06762

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