Dale E. King, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Administrative Assistant: Kristen Pachasa

Dale King, MD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. He works in the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition as a clinician. He has a primary interest in intestinal failure and inflammatory bowel disease as well as general pediatric gastroenterology. He is a member of the Intestinal Care and Rehabilitation Center (ICARE). He participates in clinical research including projects in IBD quality control and alternative lipid formulations for parenteral nutrition. He sees patients in Pittsburgh and other locations around Western Pennsylvania including Erie. He is also a member of the American Gastroenterological Association and Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (NASPGHAN), 2007-Present
  • Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), 2014-Present
  • American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), 2014-Present

Education & Training

  • BA, Economics, Goshen College, 1995
  • Post-Baccalaureate, Chemistry, Pre-Medicine, Armstrong Atlantic State University, 1999
  • MD, University of Pittsburgh, 2004
  • Residency in Pediatrics, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2004-2007
  • Chief Residency in Pediatrics, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2007-2008
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2008-2011
  • Pediatric Scientist Development Program, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2009-2012

Selected Publications

Manzi, Navratil, Ruffing, Liu, Danchenko, Nilson, Krishnaswami, King, Kao, Ahearn “Measurement of Erythrocyte C4d and Complement Receptor 1 in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.”  Arthritis & Rheumatism. 50(11):3596-604, 2004 Nov.

Dalmau, Tuzun, Wu, Masjuan, Rossi, Voloschin, Baehring, Shimazaki, Koide, King, Mason, Sansing, Dichter, Rosenfeld, Lynch.  “Paraneoplastic anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis associated with ovarian teratoma.” Ann Neurol. 2007 Jan;61(1):25-36.

Gosai, Kwak, Luke, Long, King, Kovatch, Johnston, Shun, Lazo, Perlmutter, Silverman, Pak.  “Automated high-content live animal drug screening using C. elegans expressing the aggregation prone serpin a1-antitrypsin Z.”  PLoS One, 2010 Nov 12;5(11):e15460

Mindikoglu, King, Magder, Ozolek, Mazariegos, Shneider.  “Valproic Acid-Associated Acute Liver Failure in Children: Case Report and Analysis of Liver Transplant Outcomes in the United States.”  J Pediatr, 2011 May; 158(5):802-7

Long, Gosai, Kwak, King, Perlmutter, Silverman, Pak. “Using Caenorhabditis elegans to study serpinopathies.” Methods Enzymol. 2011;499:259-81.

Cummings, O’Reilly, King, Silverman, Miedel, Luke, Perlmutter, Silverman, Pak.  “Deficiency and null variants of SERPINA1 are proteotoxic in a C elegans model of 1-antitrypsin deficiency” PLoS One. 2015 Oct 29;10(10):e0141542

Prathapan, Raghu, Ganoza, Presel, Ackerman, Yaworski, Sevilla, King, Alissa, Rudolph. “Megacystis-Microcolon-Intestinal Hypoperistalsis Syndrome: A Case Series with Long-Term Follow Up and Prolonged Survival” Abstract submitted to PIFRS 2020, manuscript in process