Dr. Tommy Ko, MD

Dr. Tommy Ko, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 59

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

New Patient

(816) 944-3286

Current Patient

Dr. Tommy Ko, MD is a Pulmonologist in Kansas City, MO. He is affiliated with St. Joseph Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ko to book an appointment.

Locations

Pulmonary Physicians of St. Joseph

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Pulmonary Physicians of St. Joseph1004 Carondelet Dr Ste 300 Kansas City, MO 64114
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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Ko is affiliated with St. Joseph Medical Center Kansas City, a highly rated hospital.

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  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital Patient Safety Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Ko's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ko

3.3

Based on 12 ratings

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1 Star
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I have a visit today...if it weren't for Dr. Ko, I would still be on my neutralizer. I highly recommend him if you have breathing problems.
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Experience and Background Checks

Experience
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Dr. Ko's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ko treats Sleep Apnea more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ko treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Central Sleep Apnea
Wheezing
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ko treats Wheezing more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Ko treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ko treats Shortness of Breath more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Ko treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Ko's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bird Flu
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Histoplasmosis
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Immunization Administration
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tremor
  • Tuberculosis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Ko accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Care HMO
Blue Preferred PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
Preferred Care Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) EPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care) HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care) POS
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

About Me

Care Philosophy

Excellent patient experiences don't just happen. It is a mindset, a culture which is focused on the patient, relationally driven and individually customized....Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Truman Medical Center East
Fellowship Hospital
Truman Medical Center
Residency Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Tommy Ko, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (816) 944-3286, and for other questions, call (816) 942-4500.

Does Dr. Tommy Ko, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Ko has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Tommy Ko, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Tommy Ko, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Ko's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Tommy Ko, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Tommy Ko, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Ko frequently treats Sleep Apnea, Wheezing, and Shortness of Breath. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Ko treats.

Where is Dr. Tommy Ko, MD's office located?

Dr. Ko's office is located at 1004 Carondelet Dr Ste 300, Kansas City, MO 64114. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Ko is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

St. Joseph Medical Center

Kansas City, MO

63% Patient Experience Rating, 6% lower than the national average

12 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)