"Every second counts." David R. King, MD, trauma and acute care surgeon, knows this saying well. As a U.S. Army combat veteran, and as a member of the MGH Center for Disaster Medicine, King has seen firsthand the difference critical care can make in the moments following an emergency.
Departments, Centers, & Programs:
Churchill Surgical Clinic
15 Parkman St
Boston, MA 02114-3117
- MD, University of Miami School of Medicine
- Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
- Residency, Jackson Memorial Hospital
- Residency, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
- Fellowship, Jackson Memorial Hospital
- Fellowship, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
American Board Certifications
- Surgical Critical Care, American Board of Surgery
- General Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Accepted Insurance Plans
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Dr King's research is mainly devoted to novel hemostatics for intracavitary hemorrhage control and novel monitoring technologies for detection of occult injury. He has funded research support and grants from the Department of Defense and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, as well as industry support for additional bleeding control efforts.
- Jul | 27 | 2018
36 minutes is the average time it takes for a person who has entered a hospital's emergency department to reach an operating room. For a patient suffering from an exsanguinating, noncompressible abdominal hemorrhage & a severe, life-threatening trauma & that is 36 minutes of continued blood loss.