Andrew L. Ko M.D.
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Dr. Ko spent a lot of time discussing my [...]and symptoms. He answered both my questions as the patient and my husbands questions. He was kind, listened well, and I felt very comfortable
Dr KO has been very good at explaining my care and my options
I appreciated Dr. Ko's explanations and respect for my questions.
I would recommend *Dr. Ko to anyone who is dealing with trigeminal neuralgia.
Dr Ko and his entire staff is nurses offices manager, and his nurses assistance were amazing and I would highly recommend to anyone that they consider the Washington University facility their number one choice for any and all medical care. I left there not only confident that my [...] procedure would be handled with the highest medical knowledge and care, but was also Comforted and assured that any questions or needs I may have Dr Ko staff would be available to answer or be concerned to make certain that I was made a priority in providing me with any and all information
Dr. Ko is great at explaining. He fully listens, thinks and replies with great clarity.
[...] and Dr. A L Ko were both exceptional. [...]
Dr Ko, listens and takes time [...] the VERY BEST
[...] We so appreciated Dr. Ko, Andrew [...]so patient in explaining the process and took the time we needed to answer our question.
[...] Dr. Ko was very helpful and explained things in new ways for us that was helpful.
[...] Dr Ko was wonderful. I loved all of the doctors I met. [...]
Dr. Ko and the entire Neurosurgical team could not have been more helpful, kind or professional. We thank them all for putting all the appointments together within 2 days - [...] totally efficiency!
Dr. Ko and Ericka
Dr. Ko was extremely thorough and understanding in his explanations of forthcoming treatment options.
Dr. Ko, his nurse and the doctor that assisted him were fabulous and professional. They listened to what I had to say and were very clear and concise with there follow-up to the MRI. Great team.
[...] Dr. Ko and [...] are wonderful!
I don't have a lot of experience with hospitals and receiving care, but to me the care and concern and everything was perfect and better than expected. I can't imagine suggesting any improvements
About Andrew L. Ko
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 UniversityFellowship, 2014, NeurosurgeryResidency, 2012, Neurological SurgeryUW - Dept. of General SurgeryInternship, 2006, General SurgeryUniversity of Illinois College of MedicineMedical education, 2005
- Neurological Surgery, 2018, American Board of Neurological Surgery