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Dana E. King

Dana E. King MD , MS

Professor and Chair

P.O. Box 9152
Dept. of Family Medicine
1 Medical Center Drive
Level 1, HSC South
Morgantown, West Virginia 26506 - 9152

Professor and Chair


Family Medicine (SOM)



Medical Univ. of South Carolina, MS, 2004
Univ. of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY, MD, 1981


Long Bio

Dr. Dana King is the Chair of WVU’s Department of Family Medicine.  He is originally from Charleston, WV.  He received his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Miami University in Ohio and medical degree from the University of Kentucky’s College of Medicine.  Dr. King completed a Family Practice Residency at the University of Maryland and a Faculty Development Fellowship in Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina.  After several years in practice, Dr. King went on to receive his Master’s degree in Clinical Research from Medical University of South Carolina.  Dr. King served as Vice Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at Medical University of South Carolina prior to coming to WVU. 

At WVU, Dr. King is the Chair of the Department of Family Medicine.  He is also a Co-Director of the WV Clinical Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI) and founding Co-Director of the WV Practice Based Research Network (WV PBRN).  Nationally, he is the newly appointed Secretary/Treasurer of the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) and has been recognized as one of the “Best Doctors in America” since 2001.  He has numerous peer-reviewed publications and has presented at many local, national and international conference.


Appointment Phone



Practice Locations

Sleeth Family Medicine Center — University Town Centre - Morgantown

Board Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine
Family Medicine

Medical Specialities

Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Diabetes mellitus
Preventive medicine
Primary care