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