Dr. William W. Ko, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 52

117 S Mission Dr
San Gabriel, CA 91776
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Dr. Ko's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Alhambra Hospital Medical Center
100 South Raymond Avenue
Alhambra, CA 91801
Garfield Medical Center
525 North Garfield Avenue
Monterey Park, CA 91754

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ko

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Pacific Eye Clinic
Pacific Eye Clinic
117 S Mission Dr
San Gabriel, CA 91776
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    Dr. Ko's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology
    • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
    • Anterior Segment Surgery
    • Cataract Surgery
    • Cornea & External Diseases
    • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
    1
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Pterygium Excision
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    2
    • Blepharitis
    • Cataract
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Dry Eyes
    • Entropion
    • Floaters
    • Glaucoma
    • Keratitis
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Pterygium
    • Senile Cataracts
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Ko

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
    4

    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Boston University School of Medicine
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    La Co Usc Med Center
    Complete in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    Boston University
    Complete in 1992

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Calif
    Complete in 1993

    Undergraduate Schools

    Harvard University
    Graduated in 1984
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ko & Staff

    • English
    • Chinese
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Ko's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Ko has admitting privileges:

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    • Alhambra Hospital Medical Center

    • Garfield Medical Center

    • San Gabriel Valley Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ko

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ko to family and friends

    11 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Ko's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 11 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Ko
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    11 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Pacific Eye Clinic
    117 S Mission Dr
    San Gabriel, CA 91776
    (626) 284-2168 (Office)
    (626) 284-7980 (Fax)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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