Dr. Timothy Ko, MD

Dr. Timothy Ko, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Timothy Ko, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Erie, PA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in pain medicine.

2374 Village Common Dr Ste 100

Erie, PA 16506

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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ko "We provide a comprehensive evaluation to each individual patient's pain complaints. We strive to address the underlying problem with a multimodal approach including the latest advanced pain procedures, physical therapy referrals, medication evaluation, and when appropriate surgical referrals. Our emphasis is a return to function with this approach while limiting a reliance upon strong narcotic medications."

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

43  Conditions Treated


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18  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Youngstown State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University Hospitals Of Cleveland
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Hospitals Of Cleveland, Department Of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Hospitals Of Cleveland, Division Of Pain Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ko's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ko to family and friends
42 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

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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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

Dr. Ko is outstanding! He has the ability to put his patients at ease during a stressful situation. He is a excellent, excellent Dr. I had terrible back pain and could hardly walk. Dr, Ko suggested a spine stimulator, which I had never heard of. Only a few days after his surgery I was walking with...more
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I have seen numerous Dr's for a variety of health reasons. Never have I encountered a doctor that shows such compassion and understanding. Dr Ko sits and talks to you about all of your pain issues as though he has all the time in the world for you! He makes you feel special! He explains in detail...more
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I have been seeing Dr. Ko for a few years and he is the best doctor I've seen. I drive an hour each way to be seen by him. He always listens and does whatever possible to help with my situation. When I schedule a visit, all I have to do is request which doctor/PA I want to be seen by. When I...more
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Just want to say Dr.Ko is such an amazing Dr. Very kind, he listens and makes me feel comfortable and treats me like a human and not just another patient. He always has a smile on his face along with all the staff. I actually look forward to my doctor's visits with him! Keep up the great work...more
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I am a previous patient. I left numerous messages for an appt and never received a callback. Then when I finally got through the staff was extremely rude and actually told me that there are too many overdoses in Ohio now, I will need to take EXTRA steps to come back and they will determine if they...more
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It is never our intention to treat a patient with disrespect, but working in pain management at the height of an opiate crisis is difficult for all parties involved. There are many new regulations from the insurance industry as well as the Ohio Pharmacy and Medical Boards. In order to provide you with the best care possible, we need as much background information surrounding your medical condition. We apologize if this is an inconvenience, but it is our office policy for all of our patients.

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