Brett J. King, DDS
Assistant Professor


Dr. Brett King is joining the LSU Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery faculty in September, 2014. Dr. King attended Tulane University in New Orleans for his undergraduate education where he studied History and Architecture. Following university, Dr. King spent a year in Japan teaching English. Upon returning to the U.S., Dr. King attended Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago, Illinois, where he earned his DDS.


After his doctoral training, Dr. King completed residency training in Dental Anesthesiology at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Dr. King next completed four years of residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Loma Linda University Medical Center and its affiliated hospitals in Southern California. The emphasis of his training included corrective craniomaxillofacial surgery and orthognathic surgery, complex maxillofacial trauma and reconstruction, placement of dental implants, dental extractions, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery, maxillofacial pathology, bone grafting and pre-prosthetic surgery.


Upon completion of residency training, Dr. King returned to New York City where he established a private practice in Tribeca in lower Manhattan and simultaneously held an academic appointment at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx. In 2009, Dr. King was appointed as Chief of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at St. Barnabas Hospital, an active Level 1 trauma center with a large dental department and over 45 residents in various dental specialities. Dr. King has also been an active staff member at Beth Israel Medical Center and the Mt. Sinai Hospital, both in New York City.


Dr. King is certified by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology and his current interests include anesthesiology, reconstructive maxillofacial surgery including bone grafting and dental implants, maxillofacial trauma and orthognathic surgery.