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Christopher S King, MD

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Christopher King, MD


Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine

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About Christopher King, MD

Christopher S. King, MD, FACP, FCCP, is a transplant pulmonologist and medical director of the Transplant and Advanced Lung Disease Critical Care Program at Inova Fairfax Hospital. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary and critical care medicine.

Dr. King serves as both a transplant pulmonologist and a medical intensivist for the Medical Critical Care Service at Inova Fairfax Hospital. He also is an assistant clinical professor of medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Dr. King is a member of the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha. While on active duty in the United States Army, he completed tours in Korea and Afghanistan as well as serving in Virginia and Texas.

Dr. King has participated in clinical research throughout his training and during his tenure at Inova. His research interests are broad and include venous thromboembolism, interstitial lung disease and pulmonary hypertension. He has co-authored numerous publications including original research and review articles. He has lectured at national conferences and currently serves as a panel member on the American College of Chest Physicians' guidelines on anti-thrombotic disease.


  • Top Doctors, Washingtonian, 2021

Podcasts and Webcasts

Inova Ask the Expert: Youth Vaping – What Parents Need to Know. February 2020


Review of Inova COVID-19 Cases Lends Insight into Ventilator Mortality Risks. December 2020.



Medical Education

University of Maryland School of Medicine 2002


Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Training Specialty: Internal Medicine
7/01/2002 - 7/31/2003


Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Training Specialty: Internal Medicine
7/01/2003 - 7/31/2005


Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Training Specialty: Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
08/01/2006 - 07/31/2009

Board Certification

Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine

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