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Otolaryngologist (ear, nose, throat)
5 years of experience
Accepting new patients

Education ?

Medical School Score Rankings
University of Pittsburgh (2005)
  • Currently 4 of 4 apples
Top 25%

Awards & Distinctions ?

Associations
American Academy of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
American Board of Otolaryngology

Affiliations ?

Dr. Ko is affiliated with 4 hospitals.

Hospital Affilations

Score

Rankings

  • Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
    Otolaryngology
    2333 Biddle Ave, Wyandotte, MI 48192
    • Currently 4 of 4 crosses
    Top 25%
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Otolaryngology
    2799 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202
    • Currently 3 of 4 crosses
    Top 50%
  • Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals
    Otolaryngology
    15855 19 Mile Rd, Clinton Township, MI 48038
    • Currently 2 of 4 crosses
  • Henry Ford Medical Center at Maplegrove
    6777 W Maple Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48322
  • Publications & Research

    Dr. Ko has contributed to 3 publications.
    Title Lack of Financial Barriers to Pediatric Cochlear Implantation: Impact of Socioeconomic Status on Access and Outcomes.
    Date August 2010
    Journal Archives of Otolaryngology--head & Neck Surgery
    Excerpt

    (1) To analyze if socioeconomic status influences access to cochlear implantation in an environment with adequate Medicaid reimbursement. (2) To determine the impact of socioeconomic status on outcomes after unilateral cochlear implantation.

    Title Introduction of Visually Oriented Information Handouts in an Academic Pediatric Otolaryngology Practice.
    Date April 2007
    Journal Otolaryngology--head and Neck Surgery : Official Journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-head and Neck Surgery
    Excerpt

    OBJECTIVES: To characterize after-hours postoperative caregiver telephone calls received by on-call otolaryngology residents and to determine the feasibility of using visually oriented handouts to affect postoperative telephone call volume. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING: We conducted a prospective, before-after feasibility study at a tertiary-care children's hospital. Visually oriented handouts describing expected postoperative courses were distributed preoperatively to the parents of all adenotonsillectomy and tympanostomy tube patients. Postoperative caregiver telephone call volume and content were recorded before and after handout introduction. RESULTS: The handouts were well accepted and viewed favorably by caregivers, and they led to some changes in the nature of postoperative telephone call content, but call log compliance was not adequate to fully assess the impact on call volume and content. CONCLUSIONS: We demonstrated the feasibility of implementing visually oriented informational handouts and characterized the nature of postoperative caregiver telephone calls received by on-call residents in an academic pediatric otolaryngology practice. SIGNIFICANCE: Visually oriented instructional handouts may have benefits that deserve further study. Data from this study can help plan a definitive clinical trial.

    Title Branchial Cleftlike Cysts of the Thyroid.
    Date August 2006
    Journal American Journal of Otolaryngology
    Excerpt

    Branchial cleftlike cysts of the thyroid gland are rare lesions. Although initially described in patients with chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, these cysts have been reported in a variety of histologic settings. We present 2 case studies, 1 in a 30-year-old woman and 1 in a 50-year-old man. The mode of presentation and management of these cases, along with a literature review, is discussed in brief.

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