Dr. William Ku, MD

Dr. William Ku, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. William Ku, MD is a general surgery specialist in Antioch, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from G Washington Univ Sch Med & Hlth Sci in 1985 and specializes in general surgery.

4501 Sand Creek Rd

Antioch, CA 94531

Contact Information

(925) 813-6330

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Top Care Areas

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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
more than 46% of peers
Gallbladder Removal
more than 45% of peers
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
more than 44% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Ku does not have any board certifications listed.

43  Conditions Treated


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37  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic


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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.


  • G Washington Univ Sch Med & Hlth Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Kaiser Permanente Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ku has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ku has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ku's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ku to family and friends
5 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Ku's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

He saved my life after my hernia mesh from a previous surgery punctured my intestines! He removed damaged area repaired hernia area and I’m alive today because of him! Very nice man loves to laugh with you and joke around at right time and is very serious about his job as a surgeon!
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I had colon cancer, a pretty scary thing..but Dr.Ku eased my fears. He was able to remove the tumor, an open surgery, and i am alive today. He is a wonderful doctor. He uses terms that patients can understand, he listens and never seems rushed. While I was in the hospital he would come and see me...more
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I needed a double laparoscopic hernia repair. Dr. Ku looked at me and was confident about doing the surgery for me, as for Walnut Creek Kaiser Permanente did not do the laparoscopic. I felt good about Dr. Ku's confidence and agreed to have my surgery with him at the Martinez Kaiser Permanente. I...more
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Absolutely the most compassionate Dr. I've ever had. He came twice a day to see me while I stayed in the hospital for a week. His bed side manner was excellent and his knowledge is keen. I trust in him and will be seeing him soon for surgery.
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