Dr. King earned his Bachelor of Science degree magna cum laude from Florida Southern College in Lakeland, and his medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa. He went on to an Internship and Residency in Ophthalmology at the University of South Florida. Dr. King then completed a Fellowship in Glaucoma Research at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.
A Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine since 1989, Dr. King has conducted numerous presentations at medical meetings and conferences. He has been in private practice since 1989 and a staff member at Florida Eye Specialists and Cataract Institute since 1992.