Dr. Wei-Fang Ko, MD

Dr. Wei-Fang Ko, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Wei-Fang Ko, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Castro Valley, CA. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Ko is affiliated with Eden Medical Center and Saint Rose Hospital.

19845 Lake Chabot Rd Ste 104

Castro Valley, CA 94546

Contact Information

(510) 537-4415

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ko "My philosophy is to put the patient first, provide physical and emotional comfort, and strive for the highest care possible."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
80

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pyloromyotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • Taipei Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Minn Hospital and Clin
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Minn Hospital and Clin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Calif San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Harvard Medical School
    Other Education | Completed 1989
  • University MD Johns Hopkins
    Other Education | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ko has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ko's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ko to family and friends
3.3
based on 10 total reviews
Dr. Ko's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ko accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group HMO
  • Hill Physicians Medical Group
    Hill Physicians Medical Group PPO
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Basic PPO
    Choice Plus POS
    Commercial HMO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare HMO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Ko has admitting privileges

Eden Medical Center
20103 Lake Chabot Rd
Castro Valley, CA 94546
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Saint Rose Hospital
27200 Calaroga Ave
Hayward, CA 94545
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