State Universities Civil Service System

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Member Profile


Dr. Stuart King



University of Illinois
Appointed: 8/16/2017

Professional Experience 
  • Pain management specialist, Christie Clinic, Urbana (2006-present); head, Department of Spine and Pain Management
  • Interim associate dean for academic affairs, University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Urbana (November 2013-July 2017)
  • Clinical associate professor, surgery, University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Urbana (October 2014-July 2017) 
  • Clinical assistant professor, administration, University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Urbana (November 2013-July 2017)
  • Clinical assistant professor, internal medicine, University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Urbana (August 2014-November 2016) 
  • McLeod Regional Medical Center (1999-2005)
  • Major, U.S. Army Medical Corps
  • Head, Medical Section; Captain 1/106th Aviation Bn, Illinois Army National Guard (1990-1995)
  • Illinois State Medical Society, Council on Economics
Professional/Civic Affiliations, Activities and Community Service
  • Diplomat, American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Lifetime member, University of Illinois Alumni Association
  • MBA advisory board, University of Illinois, College of Business, Urbana
  • Board member, Parkland Foundation
  • Board member, Presence Hospital Foundation 
  • Board of directors, Christie Clinic PC
  • Board member, Carle Foundation 
  • Past president, Christie Foundation
  • Past president, Champaign County Medical Society Board
  • Instrument rated commercial pilot
Awards and Honors
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Parkland College (2012) 
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America
Education
  • Residency, anesthesiology, University of Missouri at Kansas City (1996-1999)
  • MBA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2010)
  • MD, University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Peoria (1995)
  • BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1990)
  • AAS, Parkland College (1987)