Dr. Jennifer Kuo, MD

Dr. Jennifer Kuo, MD

Endocrine Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
38 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Jennifer Kuo, MD is an endocrine surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 4 years. She specializes in endocrine surgery and general surgery.Read her story


161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 8

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • SelectCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Kuo's Experience

Dr. Kuo's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Endocrine Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Kuo's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kuo "Jennifer H. Kuo, MD is Director of the Thyroid Biopsy Program, Director of the Endocrine Surgery Research Program, and Assistant Professor in Surgery at Columbia University. Dr. Kuo is dedicated to providing superior and compassionate care to patients with thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal disorders. Dr. Kuo received her medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University and completed surgical training at the University of California, Davis Medical Center, in Sacramento. She also completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco and a clinical fellowship in the Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine Surgery. Dr. Kuo has clinical expertise in minimally invasive endocrine surgery and fine-needle thyroid biopsy and is dedicated to the advancement of the field of endocrine surgery. Her research interests include the relationship between thyroid and breast cancer and improving clinical outcomes in endocrine surgery."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kuo "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

2  Specialties

  • Endocrine Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms
  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Familial Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Adenoma
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Hyperplasia
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Goiter

16  Procedures

  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenal Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Cancer Surgery With or Without Radical Neck Dissection
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
  • Thyroid Scan
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University of California Davis Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University of California Davis Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Columbia University/NY Presbyterian Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kuo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jennifer Kuo is a very knowledgeable and caring Doctor. She explains completely the entire procedure. Dr Kuo was my 2nd. opinion & before I met her I was extremely nervous about the surgery but after speaking with her I felt very comfortable & decided she was the one that I wanted to do the...Read More
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Dr Kuo was great. Very informative, understanding, trustworthy and caring . Always available Staff was great too!! Dr kuo and her staff were on point on how my surgery would go and after surgery. Very satisfied with them
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Dr Kuo is very nice, warm and caring person, she’s very professional and knowledgeable doctor and my visits to her are free of stress and inconvenience. Thank you dr Kuo for being such an amazing person and doctor! I would definitely recommend her to my friends and family!
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Dr Kuo is always patient and professional. She listens intently and explains matters thoroughly.
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Dr. Kuo is a very good doctor. In order to see a right doctor , I had been waited for one month to get the appointment . Dr. Kuo did my thyroid FNA , with her skill I feel very comfortable. I will recommend to friends and family who has the thyroid disease to see Dr. Kuo
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