Andrew 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 and a UW assistant professor of Neurological Surgery.
Dr. Ko specializes in general neurosurgery, functional and restorative neurosurgery, epilepsy and neurosurgery for pain. He strives to create active partnerships with his patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.
Dr. Ko earned his M.D. from University of Illinois, Chicago. 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 spends his free time enjoying the wonders of the Pacific Northwest, including its culture, food and outdoors. He also enjoys collecting knives.
Education and Training
Oregon Health & Science University
Fellowship, 2014, Neurosurgery
UW - Dept. of Neurosurgery
Residency, 2012, Neurological Surgery
UW - Dept. of Surgery
Internship, 2006, General Surgery
University of Illinois College of Medicine
Medical education, 2005
Neurological Surgery, 2018, American Board of Neurological Surgery