Nakesha King, MD, MS


Maimonides Physician

Specialties

Adult Critical Care Medicine, General Surgery, Trauma Surgery

Languages

English

About Me

Dr. Nakesha King graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College and completed her general surgery training at The Ohio State University. She completed her Masters of Science during her research sabbatical concentrating on tissue engineered vascular grafts at the Center of Regenerative Medicine of Nationwide Children's Hospital. She returns to New York as a General and Trauma Surgeon as well as an Intensivist in the Department of Surgery at the Maimonides Medical Center. In addition to her clinical duties, she enjoys participating in residency education and community outreach.

Areas of Expertise

  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Adult Critical Care Medicine
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Pediatric Trauma Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Traumatic Injuries in Adults & Children
  • Emergency Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Critical Illnesses

Treatments

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Critical Care
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Appendix Surgery
  • Hernia Repair Surgery

Education

Medical Degree

Weill Cornell Medical College

Internship

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Residency

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Fellowship

Temple University Hospital

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Bright Health
  • CenterLight
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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