Dr. Wesley King III, MD

Dr. Wesley King III, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Wesley King III, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1980 and specializes in neurosurgery.

8436 W 3rd St Ste 800

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
more than 47% of peers
Acoustic Neuroma
more than 45% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
more than 38% of peers

Dr. King III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. King III "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."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. King III does not have any board certifications listed.

39  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. King III has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. King III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. King III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. King III to family and friends
19 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. King III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

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...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...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...more
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I had surgery due to Chiari Malformation complications. I felt extremely comfortable in the care of Dr. King. He and his staff go above and beyond. Great beside manner. Very knowledgeable about Chiari and how to treat it. Excellent Physician!!
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