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Stephanie Angela King, MD

Stephanie King, MD

Clinical Locations

Primary Location

Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111

About

Associate Professor

Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and Postgraduate Training

Treatment Focus

Minimally invasive surgery

Key Awards

Philadelphia Magazine Top Docs 2021
Gynecologic Oncology
 

 

Follow on Twitter: @FCCCSurgOnc

Education and Training

Educational Background

  • Fellow, Gynecologic Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1988-1990
  • Resident, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1984-1988
  • MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1983

Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecology Oncology

Memberships

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American Medical Association
  • Philadelphia Obstetrical Society
  • Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • Society Of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • Philadelphia County Medical Society

Honors & Awards

  • Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors, 2011-20
  • Best Doctors in America® , 2014, 2019-2020
  • America’s Top Doctors®, 2015-17
  • Angela Carlino Award for Excellence in Ovarian Cancer Research/Care, 2008
  • Philadelphia Magazine Best of Philadelphia – Doctors for Women, 2000, 2002-06
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Teaching, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jefferson Medical College, 2000
  • Honorable Mention, Humanitarianism in Medicine, 1983
Patient Stories

Dawn Maria Dent

Uterine Sarcoma

Dawn Maria Dent

Uterine Sarcoma

I love shopping. I collect handbags, jewelry, shoes, and luxury items, and I love high-end designers. It’s what you buy when you celebrate milestones. I have a YouTube channel—Dawn Loves Couture—and I use it to post unboxings and reviews of the items I buy. It’s like shopping with friends. But I had to put that all on hold when I was diagnosed with cancer.

Alison Kovalchik

Breast Cancer

Alison Kovalchik

Breast Cancer

In 2013, Alison Kovalchik learned she carried the BRCA1 mutation that increases the risk for developing breast cancer. Because she already had a number of other health issues, she was very worried about her options for preventive treatment. Upon the recommendation of her doctor, Alison sought answers from a specialist at Fox Chase Cancer Center, where she later had preventive surgery. She was assigned to a team of physicians from several different departments who all worked together to form an individualized treatment plan to ensure the best outcome. "Even though Fox Chase is a cancer center, its staff considers the patient as a whole person, which is something I hadn’t encountered elsewhere, and, to me, it is a true miracle," Alison said. "Fox Chase Cancer Center’s doctors worked as a team to treat me...I trust my team at Fox Chase. My doctors gave me my life back—in all ways, not only with the BRCA mutation risk. I know I’m in the best hands for my care."

Sister Marcille McEntee

Melanoma;  Ureteral Cancer

Sister Marcille McEntee

Melanoma;  Ureteral Cancer

Her gastroenterologist performed a PET scan which revealed a rare kind of cancer, a mucosal melanoma. “At that point, my urologist admitted 'this is beyond me. You need to go somewhere else',” she recalled.

Carol Kalinich

GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor)

Carol Kalinich

GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor)

"On October 29, 2012, I thought I had a bad case of the flu. I had slight pains on the right side and was really tired. I decided to go to the local hospital for a checkup and that’s when everything in my world started to change. I ended up with emergency surgery that day for an appendectomy. Afterwards my surgeon, Dr. Carlos Villarreal, and my best friend, Dr. Richard Bindie, told me that if I had waited a couple more hours I would have been dead. Dr.

Brooke Fuller

Colorectal Cancer

Brooke Fuller

Colorectal Cancer

Brooke Fuller enjoys working as a floral designer. She and her husband, Scott, are parents to one five-year-old son, Pierce. In January, 2014, at age 30, Brooke was diagnosed with stage 2 colorectal cancer.

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Research Profile

Research Interests

  • Minimally invasive surgery and single port access surgery

Ratings

244 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more.

OVERALL RATING

4.8 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

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36 PATIENT COMMENTS

  • 5.0
    February 22, 2022
    Dr. Stephanie King is a great dr. [...]
  • 5.0
    January 31, 2022
    Dr King's the BEST!
  • 5.0
    January 26, 2022
    Dr. King is a phenomenal doctor who treats each and every patient with respect warmth and concern. She is truly exceptional in my expertise, knowledge base and research.
  • 5.0
    January 20, 2022
    I am very happy with Dr. King and her staff. Great people!!
  • 5.0
    December 20, 2021
    Excellent care
  • 5.0
    December 12, 2021
    Dr King is the best doctor!!!!!
  • 5.0
    November 26, 2021
    Dr King is a very caring and thorough each visit! Loretta, her secretary is awesome! Grateful for both of them!
  • 5.0
    November 24, 2021
    Dr. King always has the time to listen and make recommendations. Very knowledgeable.
  • 5.0
    November 02, 2021
    Dr. King and her staff are to finest in her field. I trust her and appreciate all the care she has provided to me over the years.
  • 5.0
    October 28, 2021
    My experience with FCCC, Dr.King, and your entire staff was very positive. Thank you.
  • 5.0
    October 23, 2021
    It is a pleasure to visit Dr. King and her staff. She is a caring physician and always goes the extra mile
  • 5.0
    October 20, 2021
    The best facility, doctor-(Stephanie King), doc's assistant, [...], and receptionist-(name unknown). I have been a patient of Dr. King since 2013. It took some hoop jumping to find someone who would actually help me with my medical condition. I will forever be grateful to FCCC & Dr. King.
  • 5.0
    October 06, 2021
    Dr. Stephanie King is a wonderful, kind, caring, compassionate physician. I feel fortunate to be in her care.
  • 5.0
    September 20, 2021
    Doctor King and staff are very compassionate . And professional.I highly recommend them Dr.King is the best her keen knowledge is a blessing . And her staff is very pleasant specially when I get so nervous.. Thank You All. God Bless You all and May God Heal Me and all the people who are in need of healing
  • 5.0
    August 31, 2021
    I have been with Dr. King for 21 years and consider myself very fortunate to have her as my gyn.
  • 5.0
    August 28, 2021
    [...] Dr. King is just wonderful. She performed my mother's hysterectomy in the 90s, and she saw me immediately when my issue was misdiagnosed by another doctor in 2015. She performed my surgery and made me feel ok throughout the whole process. I appreciate that she speaks frankly and with compassion and explains everything very clearly. After I had my surgery, she even called me outside of normal office hours to see how I was doing. I trust her advice and expertise. [...] is also wonderful. She's caring and professional. I'm never afraid or apprehensive about coming in for an appointment because I know I'm in capable hands.
  • 5.0
    August 13, 2021
    Stephanie King is the best. I'm so glad my primary referred me to her
  • 5.0
    August 13, 2021
    Dr King is an excellent doctor; professional, efficient effective and very personable.
  • 5.0
    August 11, 2021
    I am blessed to have this health provider
  • 5.0
    August 06, 2021
    Greatest experience
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