Breast Surgery
Board Certifications:
  • General Surgery
Please be mindful that Dr. Heather King’s practice locations have moved to 805 W. 37th St. in Austin, and 2300 Lohmans Spur Rd. in Lakeway. For any questions regarding appointments, please call 512-421-4111.

Dr. King joined Texas Oncology in 2015 as the first fellowship trained Breast Surgical Oncologist in the Austin region. She treats the entire spectrum of breast conditions, ranging from benign to malignant disease. She also has additional training in Advanced Oncoplasty which is the application of plastic surgery techniques to oncologic procedures, providing better aesthetic results while effectively treating breast cancer. She is passionate about delivering the absolute best, most up to date care in a caring, supportive environment. In addition to her clinical role, she is the leader of Texas Breast Specialists–Austin and sits on statewide and national Breast Surgery committees.

Background & Education

  • Fellowship, Breast Surgical Oncology
    Paris Breast Center, Paris, France
  • Fellowship, Breast Surgical Oncology
    University of Miami, Miami, FL
  • Residency, General Surgery
    Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans, LA
  • Residency, General Surgery
    Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
  • Internship, General Surgery
    Weill Cornell Medical Center at New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
  • Medical Doctorate
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA

Surgical Locations

  • Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin
  • St. David's Central Park Surgery Center
  • St. David's Medical Center

Office & Outpatient

Surgical Procedures


Hurricane Katrina and the Effects on Academic Medicine
Oregon Health Sciences University, 2006

Cocoon Formation in Patients with Mid-Gut Neuroendocrine Tumors – A Rare and Unrecognized Final Pathway
North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society Conference, 2011

Cocoon Formation in Patients with Mid-Gut Neuroendocrine Tumors – A Rare and Unrecognized Final Pathway
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Conference, 2012

Demographic Influences in Breast Reconstruction after Oncologic Surgery in the State of Florida
Society of Surgical Oncology, 2013

The Effect of Surgical Intervention and Ductal Carcinoma In Situ on the Durability of Pathologic Complete Response in Locally Advanced Breast Cancer Treated with Neoadjuvant Therapy: Does the Type of Surgery Affect Survival?
Society of Surgical Oncology, 2013

Show all Publications

Breast Cancer Reconstruction in the State of Florida: Trends in Immediate versus Delayed Surgery and Implant versus Autologous Techniques
American Society of Breast Surgeons, 2013

Hernia of Morgagni: Case Report
Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2008

Incorporation of Breast Surgeons – Discussion of Bringing Breast Surgeons Into an Established Medical Oncology Practice
Medical Advisor for US Oncology National Meeting, Houston, TX, 2017

Evolution of the Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Medical faculty for Faxitron International Distributors Conference; Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017

Radioguided Exploration Facilitates Surgical Cytoreduction of Neuroendocrine Tumors.
Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 2012

Life-Threatening Necrotizing Fasciitis Due to Bath Salts Injection
Orthopedics, 2012