Dr. Melissa Ko, MD

Dr. Melissa Ko, MD

Neuro-Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Melissa Ko, MD is a neuro-ophthalmology specialist in Syracuse, NY. She graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry and specializes in neuro-ophthalmology, headache management, and more.

750E E Adams St

Syracuse, NY 13210

Contact Information

(315) 464-4243

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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more than 87% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 85% of peers
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
more than 84% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Headache Management
  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

105  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

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.


  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Hospital University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Scheie Eye Inst-Penn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ko has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ko's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ko to family and friends
7 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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  • 1

Dr. Ko's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Ko is an outstanding doctor who spends time listening to the patient. She has helped me with a challenging diagnosis. She is warm, caring, detail oriented and compassionate. Her nursing staff and front desk staff are wonderful. I have and will continue to recommend her to friends and...more
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After finally got an appointment, I was treated very rude by the doctor.
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After taking 3 weeks to schedule an appointment, 1 day before the appointment it was reschedule for a month later. When we finally met the doctor, nothing diferent or new was done to diagnose the cause of my daughter's diplopia.
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I would recommend Dr. Ko, very much. My husbands and I experience with Dr. Ko has been nothing shy of wonderful. Dr. Ko, takes the time to know her patients, she is very detailed, and thorough. My husband has had several strokes to both eyes, and we have visited several institutions. Will's Eye,...more
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A doctor who has exceptional knowledge of not only how to treat the condition but also how to respect and listen to her patient. I have referred her to many other patients and would do so again. Dr. Ko cares about her patients and takes the time to hear them out and show compassion for them.
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