Katherine Abell King  abell_k@wustl.edu

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  • BA, St. Olaf College2011
  • MD, University of Mississippi Medical Center2015


  • Resident physician, St. Louis Children's Hospital2015 - 2018
  • Fellow physician, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center2018 - 2020

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2018 - 2021OH, State Medical License
  • 2018 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  • 2020 - PresMO, Board of Healing Arts
  • 2021 - PresAmerican Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics

Honors and Awards

  • Phi Beta Kappa Member2011
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society Member2014
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Member2015

Recent Publications view all (13)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Extensive blaschkoid hypopigmentation in a girl with MED12¬-related disorder Pediatric Dermatology. 2022;10(1). doi:10.1111/pde.15101  PMID:36017700 
  2. Factors affecting pathways to care for children and adolescents with complex vascular malformations: parental perspectives. Orphanet Journal of Rare Disease. . 2022;17(1):271. doi:10.1186/s13023-022-02432-4  PMID:35840977 
  3. Pathogenic variant in NFIA associated with subdural hematomas mimicking nonaccidental trauma Am J Med Genet A. 2022. doi:10.1002/ajmg.a.62647  PMID:35006644 
  4. Outcomes of screening for gammopathies in children and adults with Gaucher disease type 1 in a cohort from Brazil and the United States Am J Med Genet C. 2020;184(4):1052-1059. doi:10.1002/ajmg.c.31870  PMID:33277783 
  5. Mandibulofacial dysostosis with microcephaly: An expansion of the phenotype via parental survey Am J Med Genet A. 2020. doi:10.1002/ajmg.a.61977  PMID:33247512 
  6. XY Gonadal Dysgenesis in a Phenotypic Female Identified by Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Pediatrics. 2020;146(5):e20193302. doi:10.1542/peds.2019-3302  PMID:33060256 
  7. Prenatal diagnosis of Proteus syndrome: Diagnosis of an AKT1 mutation from amniocytes Birth Defects Res. 2020. doi:10.1002/bdr2.1801  PMID:32935482 
  8. Case Report: Is Catatonia a Clinical Feature of the Natural Progression of NLGN2-Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder? J Autism Dev Disord. 2020. PMID:32405903 
  9. Update on newborn screening and therapy for congenital hypothyroidism American Academy of Pediatics. 2019. 
  10. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and assessment of maxillary and mandibular arc measurements. Am J Med Genet A. 2016;170(7):1763-71. PMID:27253440 
  11. Non-tender pre-auricular nodule and papules Journal of American Academy of Dermatology: Images in Dermatology. . 2015;37(1):e3-e4. 
  12. Gastric dysmotility and low serum vitamin D levels in patients with gastroparesis. Horm Metab Res. 2013;45(1):47-53. PMCID:PMC5089061  PMID:22956309 
  13. Whole genome and long read sequencing identify a novel mechanism in RFC1 resulting in CANVAS syndrome. Neurology. 
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