Dr. Ko completed his Pain Management fellowship at the premier Manhattan Center for Pain Management at St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City, specializing in minimally invasive interventional techniques to treat a wide spectrum of acute and chronic pain conditions.
He believes in a comprehensive and multimodal approach to treat both acute and chronic pain conditions, not only with injection–based treatments but also utilizing reasonable medication management, encouraging physical therapy and various other treatment modalities. He continuously strives to work with patients in order to decrease patients’ pain, thereby improving patients’ quality of life. He is dedicated to providing the utmost level of care in a professional, respectful, and compassionate manner. His personal motto has always been to: “treat patients like family.”
Dr. Ko was born in Seoul, Korea and came to America at a young age. He grew up in Manhattan, and attended the prestigious specialized high school, Stuyvesant H.S. He continued his undergraduate education at SUNY Binghamton, having graduated magna cum laude. He continued his medical school training at SUNY Downstate, and completed his residency/fellowship in Anesthesiology/Pain Management at formerly Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center (currently Mt. Sinai – St Luke’s Roosevelt).