Dr. George J Ko MD Ophthalmologist
Dr. George Ko is an ophthalmologist in Renton, Washington. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus and UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Ko accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 59 doctors at Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus and one of 14 at UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Chinese (Mandarin) and Chinese (Cantonese).
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Ophthalmologist: Retinal, Uveitis
Clinical Interests: Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Retinal Detachment, Vitrectomy, Macular Edema, Retinal Vessels, Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy, Vitreous Hemorrhage, Retina, Vitreous Body
Education & Medical Training
Temple University Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 2003 - 2006
New York University School of Medicine
Class of 2002
Georgetown Univ Hosp
Fellowship, Vitreoretinal surgical fellowship, 2006 - 2008
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 7 years in Ophthalmology
WA State Medical License
Publications & Presentations
25-Gauge sutureless vitrectomy versus 20-gauge vitrectomy for the repair of primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.
Von Fricken, M. A.,Kunjukunju, N.,Weber, C.,Ko, G.
The macroeconomics of vitreoretinal diseases.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Anthem Blue Access PPO
- Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Illinois PPO
- BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Choice
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Harvard Pilgrim HMO
- Health Net Oregon PPO
- Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
- Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
- Providence Health System Personal Option
- Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
- Tufts Health Plan PPO
- UniCare PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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4300 Talbot Rd S
Renton, WA 98055
Phone: (425) 228-6262
Fax: (425) 228-6260