BSc MBBS FRACP FRCPA FAChPM
Special clinical interest
Dr Kylie King is a specialist haematologist with an interest in lymphoma, leukemia, myeloma and cellular therapies. She cares for patients with both malignant and non-malignant haematological conditions (general haematology and blood disorders, including obstetric haematology). She also has an interest in clinical trials and health equity and is committed to increasing access to new therapies for haematology patients in the Illawarra.
Dr King has experience in managing patients who require chemoimmunotherapy, autologous stem cell (bone marrow) transplantation, targeted therapies, blood transfusion and iron infusions.
Dr King graduated in medicine from The University of New South Wales 2004. After completing internship and residency in Wollongong, she undertook physician training at Prince of Wales Hospital, followed by specialist training in haematology, haematopathology and palliative medicine at St Vincent’s Hospital, Prince of Wales Hospital, St George and Wollongong Hospital.
Her passion for holistic patient care led her to complete three specialty fellowships, in addition to haematology and haematopathology, she is a specialist in palliative care. She is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (and Chapter of Palliative medicine) and the Royal College of Pathologists of Australia.
Dr King is a staff specialist clinical and laboratory haematologist at Wollongong Hospital. She is also a VMO at Wollongong Private Hospital. Working in both the public and private hospital systems allows for seamless patient care that can bridge across both sectors.
She is a member of the ALLG (Australasian Leukemia and Lymphoma Group) and is the current Chair of the Wollongong Hospital Lymphoma/ Haematological malignancy MDT Meeting (for more details for Wollongong Hospital Lymphoma and Haematological Malignancy MDT- see CanRefer).
Research, Awards and Teaching Interests
Dr King is an investigator in a number of clinical trials and she is a senior clinical lecturer at the UoW graduate school of medicine. She is actively involved in teaching lecturing across most levels of medical training, from medical students to specialist trainees.