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Christopher King, MD, FACEP

Job Title Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 1
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-647-8431 Phone
412-692-5558 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1987 Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT


1990 The Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


1991 The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


  • American College of Emergency Physicians, Pediatric Section Member
  • American College of Emergency Physicians

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, Sub-board Certification, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • American College of Emergency Physicians, Fellow
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Instructor
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Provider
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support, Provider


  • Graduation with Honors (BA), Johns Hopkins University
  • Wilber Downes International Student Fellowship Award, Yale Medical School
  • Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Elected Member, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Subboard
  • Member, Credentials Subcommittee, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Subboard
  • Chair, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Subboard
  • Reviewer, Annals of Emergency Medicine
  • Reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Care


  • Zuckerbraun NS, Pitetti RD, Herr S, Roth KR, Gaines, BA, King C. The Use of Etomidate as an Induction Agent for Pediatric Rapid Sequence Intubations in the Emergency Department. Acad Emerg Med 2006;13:602-609.
  • King C. Evaluation and Management of the Febrile Infant in the Emergency Department. Emerg Med Clin North Am 2003;21(1):89-100.
  • King C, Nilsen GJ, Henretig FM, et al. Proposed core content for pediatric emergency medicine fellowship training of emergency medicine graduates. Ann Emerg Med 1994;24:825-835.
Last Update
October 13, 2011
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Last Update
October 13, 2011