Andrew L. Ko M.D.

 Andrew  L. Ko M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Brain cancer, Chronic pain, Epilepsy, Movement Disorders/Spasticity, Neurological Surgery, Neuropathy/Nerve Injury


Neurological Surgery, Neurosciences




Neurosurgery Clinic at Eastside Specialty Center

3100 Northup Way
Bellevue, WA 98004
Phone: 425.646.7777|Map It 

Neurological Surgery Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor, Surgical Pavilion
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.5637|Map It 


Andrew L. Ko, M.D., is head of the UW Medicine Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery Program and a neurosurgeon with the Regional Epilepsy Center at Harborview Medical Center. He specializes in general neurosurgery, functional and restorative neurosurgery, epilepsy and neurosurgery for pain.

Dr. Ko earned his M.D. from University of Illinois, Chicago. He completed his internship in general surgery and residency in neurological surgery at University of Washington, Seattle, and a fellowship in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland.

His clinical interests include image-guided deep brain stimulation, open and stereotactic minimally-invasive surgery for epilepsy, open and percutaneous treatment of trigeminal neuralgia, functional mapping of the brain and surgery for brain tumors. His research interests include deep brain stimulation, functional neurosurgery, epilepsy and pain.

Dr. Ko is an assistant professor in the UW Department of Neurological Surgery.

Personal Interests

Dr. Ko spends his free time enjoying the wonders of the Pacific Northwest, including its culture, food and outdoors. He also enjoys collecting knives.


Oregon Health & Science UniversityFellowshipNeurosurgery2014
UW - Dept. of NeurosurgeryResidencyNeurological Surgery2012
UW - Dept. of SurgeryInternshipGeneral Surgery2006
University of Illinois College of MedicineMedical education2005

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