Dr. Benjamin Shay Chee Ko MD Nephrologist
Dr. Benjamin Ko is a nephrologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with University of Chicago Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and has been in practice for 13 years. Dr. Ko accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 20 doctors at University of Chicago Medical Center who specialize in Nephrology.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Nephrologist: General Nephrology
University of Chicago Medical Center
High performing in Nephrology
Education & Medical Training
Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2001 - 2004
University of Chicago
Fellowship, Nephrology, 2004 - 2006
University of Illinois College of Medicine
Class of 2001
Publications & Presentations
A Role for the Circadian Clock Protein Per1 in the Regulation of the NaCl Co-transporter (NCC) and the With-no-Lysine Kinase (WNK) Cascade in Mouse Distal Convoluted Tubule Cells.
Richards, J.,Ko, B.,All, S.,Cheng, K. Y.,Hoover, R. S.,Gumz, M. L.
Aldosterone acutely stimulates NCC activity via a SPAK-mediated pathway.
Ko, B.,Mistry, A. C.,Hanson, L.,Mallick, R.,Wynne, B. M.,Thai, T. L.,Bailey, J. L.,Klein, J. D.,Hoover, R. S.
Nedd4-2 Modulates Renal Na+-Cl- Cotransporter via the Aldosterone-SGK1-Nedd4-2 Pathway.
Arroyo, J. P., Lagnaz, D., Ronzaud, C., Vázquez, N., Ko, B. S., Moddes, L., Ruffieux-Daidié, D., Hausel, P., Koesters, R., Yang, B., Stokes, J. B., Hoover, R. S., Gamba, G., Staub, O.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Anthem Blue Access PPO
- Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Illinois PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- Cofinity PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
- Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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