Dr. Wesley King III, MD

Dr. Wesley King III, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Wesley King III, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1980 and specializes in neurosurgery.

8436 W 3rd St Ste 800

Los Angeles, CA 90048

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Medicare
  • WellPoint

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. King III's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. King III performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 82% of his peers

Dr. King III performs this procedure more than 82% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Brain Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. King III performs Brain Surgery more than 73% of his peers

Dr. King III performs this procedure more than 73% of his peers

Spondylosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. King III treats Spondylosis more than 60% of his peers

Dr. King III treats this condition more than 60% of his peers

Dr. King III's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our goal is to provide the highest level of comprehensive surgical care for patients with disorders of the pituitary, brain, skull base, spine and peripheral nerves.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

University Of California At Los Angeles
Residency Hospital
1980
Harvard Medical School
Medical School
1980

Languages

  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Spanish

Dr. King III's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. King III

4.2

Based on 20 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. King is tops in his field. He is a caring and compassionate doctor. If you need neurosurgery of any type, contact Dr. King first. He will clearly explain your condition and discuss your options. Dr. King was the only surgeon for me after my initial consultation with him. Put your health and...Read More
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Thank you Dr king for all that you have done to make my life worth living again your truly a wonderful surgeon my pain has gone my family and I thank you so much dr king god bless you .YOUR THE BEST
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Dr. King was the second neurosurgeon I interviewed about my tumor. He was so informative, giving me the good and the possible bad, that deciding to have him as my surgeon was easy. The week before my surgery, Dr. King had me come in for another appointment. He was exactly on time ( a first...Read More
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Dr. King is a phenomenal neurosurgeon! After years of searching for a cause to my son's health care problems, we were referred to Dr. King and everything changed. Upon our arrival, he had already reviewed years worth of gathered medical imaging, reports, and all other pertinent medical data...Read More
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We are thanking God for Dr. King! My husband and I were so shocked when we heard I had a bone tumor on my skull and had many questions that we needed answered as soon as possible. Dr. King not only scheduled an appointment within 48 hours, he called personally to answer our questions and put our...Read More
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