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Dr. Terry King

Louisiana Legends



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-03-11

Duration: 00:26:53

Subjects: King, Terry D. | PHYSICIANS | Heart surgeons


  • Denison, John Host
  • White, Avery Producer
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • King, Terry Interviewee


This episode of the series “Louisiana Legends” from March 11, 2022, features John Denison’s interview with Dr. Terry King. Dr. King, a resident of West Monroe, is a world-renowned pediatric cardiologist and the co-inventor of the King Mills Cardiac Umbrella device. He discusses: his childhood; his decision to become a cardiologist; the development of the King Mills Cardiac Umbrella device; the turning point in his career; how cardiology has changed; his cattle ranch; his water bottling business; his faith; and his next chapter.