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King, Heather Marie, MD, FACS

Director, Breast Surgery, Hartford Region





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Breast Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Breast Cancer, Breast Health, Breast Preservation Surgery, Diagnostic Breast Ultrasound, Diagnostic Ultrasound, Hidden Scar Breast Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Needle Core Breast Biopsy, Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, Ultrasound-guided Biopsy


Women and Infants Hospital / Brown University

Geisinger Medical Center
Hospital of Saint Raphael

Medical School
New York Medical College

Geisinger Medical Center

Syracuse University

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Surgeons, Member
  • American College of Surgeons Oncology Group, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons, Member
  • American Society of General Surgeons, Member
  • Association of Women Surgeons, Member


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. King and NP & PA's never make me feel rushed and explain every thing clearly, answer concerns & questions completely, and are empathetic and warm. They're all great providers!

5 out of 5 stars

I would give them a 10 if I could

5 out of 5 stars

The best experience I have ever had in 66 yrs. going to a doctor appointment. I told the staff that too!

5 out of 5 stars

Discussion on my case with *Dr. King was very clear and in organized fashion. She drew diagrams to help me see options & a path forward.

5 out of 5 stars

I have used *Dr. King before - in my mind and experience with her she is one who cares and is genuinely concerned. Very honest.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Heather King was highly recommended and I'm thankful I was able to get an appt with her.

5 out of 5 stars

Extremely caring,considerate and knowledgeable!

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. King took over after my surgeon moved away. She is very professional and personable. Made all of this a little easier to go through.


Hartford Hospital is happy to welcome Dr. Heather King, Breast Surgeon.

Dr. King comes to us from the Women and Infants Hospital/Brown University in Providence, RI, where she completed a Fellowship in Breast Surgery. She completed Internships in General Surgery at Saint Raphael's Hospital in New Haven, CT, and Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA. She did her Residency in General Surgery at Geisinger Medical Center where she was the Chief Resident of the Year in 2011.

Intern of the Year award Geisinger Medical Center 2007

Chief Resident of the Year award Geisinger Medical Center 2011

Resident Research award, Geisinger Medical Center, 2010

Deans award, Syracuse University, 1995,1998,1999

Phi Eta Stigma Honor Society, Syracuse University, 1997

Psi Chi Honor Society, Syracuse University, 1999


Aetna, Anthem, BCBS Medicare, CarePartners of Connecticut, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, First Health Group Corp., Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc.

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