Kelly King, MD

Psychiatry Resident


Washington, D.C.

Ages Treated

18 and Up

Practice Philosophy:

Dr. Kelly J. King is a fourth year psychiatry resident in her final year of training. She has a warm, empathetic approach with adult patients with an emphasis on collaborative decision making. She prioritizes improving functioning and maximizing the well-being of her patients in all domains of life. She believes in the importance of creating an individualized treatment plan utilizing both psychopharmacologic as well as therapeutic techniques. She takes the time to listen, answer questions, and make sure her patients understand and are comfortable with all aspects of their treatment.

Areas of Expertise:

Dr. King provides diagnostic evaluation and medication management for adult patients experiencing a wide range of psychiatric conditions, with a particular focus on mood and anxiety disorders. During her third year of residency, she completed a one-year fellowship at the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis and enjoys incorporating therapeutic principles into her work.

Experience and Training:

Dr. King is a native to the DC area and completed her undergraduate education at the George Mason University and medical school at the George Washington University where she graduated with distinction and was inducted as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She is in her fourth and final year of psychiatry residency training at the George Washington University where she has had experience working with a wide variety of patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings.


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