Dr. Ellen Koo, MD

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Ophthalmology | Female

Dr. Ellen Koo, MD
Ellen Koo, M.D., is a faculty member of the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Dr. Koo received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Johns Hopkins University, and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Eastern Virginia Medical School. She completed an Ophthalmology Residency at the Brown University, where she served as Chief Resident, followed by fellowship training in Cornea/External Diseases, Anterior Segment Surgery and Refractive Surgery at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Koo's clinical and research interests include cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, Fuchs Dystrophy and Keratoconus. She also has an interest in Global Ophthalmology and Cataract missions in the developing world. Dr. Koo is fluent in several languages, including English, Korean and Mandarin Chinese, and is available for consultation at Bascom Palmer's Palm Beach Gardens location.

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Dr. Koo's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Over 45 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
West Palm Beach, FL |
An amazing outstanding surgeon... incredible people s Doctor ... alleviated my wife's fears, answered all questions happily, and most important a most perfect procedure
in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida |
Dr. Koo is an excellent physician, very professional and knowledgable. She explains your issues in a clear way that you can understand.
Jupiter, FL |
Dr Koo did an excellent with my cataract surgery! I no longer need my glasses. Highly recommend to anyone thinking of cataract surgery
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Ellen Koo, M.D., is a faculty member of the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Dr. Koo received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Johns Hopkins University, and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Eastern Virginia Medical School. She completed an Ophthalmology Residency at the Brown University, where she served as Chief Resident, followed by fellowship training in Cornea/External Diseases, Anterior Segment Surgery and Refractive Surgery at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Koo's clinical and research interests include cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, Fuchs Dystrophy and Keratoconus. She also has an interest in Global Ophthalmology and Cataract missions in the developing world. Dr. Koo is fluent in several languages, including English, Korean and Mandarin Chinese, and is available for consultation at Bascom Palmer's Palm Beach Gardens location.

Dr. Koo's Care Philosophy

Dr. Koo believes in using the latest evidence-based research and advancements in technology to benefit her patients. 

Dr. Koo says...

Dr. Koo specializes in Cataract Surgery, Premium Intraocular Lens, Corneal Transplants, and LASIK and Laser Vision Correction.

Dr. Koo says...

Dr. Koo specializes in Cataract Surgery, Premium Intraocular Lens, Corneal Transplants, and LASIK and Laser Vision Correction.

Dr. Koo's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts

Education

  • Medical School
    Eastern Virginia Medical School

    Graduated in 2008

  • Internship Hospital
    Brown University / Alpert Medical School

    Completed in 2009

  • Residency Hospital
    Brown University / Alpert Medical School

    Completed in 2012

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine

    Completed in 2013

  • Undergraduate School
    Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Korean

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Cornea Transplant
  • Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)
  • Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK)
  • Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Phakic Refractive Lens Implantation
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Visian Impantable Collamer Lens (ICL)