Dr. Wilson Ko, MD

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Dr. Wilson Ko, MD

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Cardiac Surgery | Male

Saint Vincent's Hospital THS 170 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011 Get Directions

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Dr. Ko specializes in Cardiac Surgery and practices in New York, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (1)
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Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

  • 2
    Malpractice Claims

    Dr. Ko has 2 malpractice claims

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    • Settlement  (8/15/2012)
    • Amount or Range: Above average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip code of event: 11365
    • State: New York
    • Settlement  (12/29/2011)
    • Amount or Range: Average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip code of event: 11365
    • State: New York
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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Finch University Of Health Sciences / Chicago Medical School

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Ny Hosp-Cornell U Med Ctr

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Ny Hosp-Cornell U Med Ctr

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cornell U Med Coll

    Completed in 1992

    Ny Hosp-Cornell U Med Ctr/Meml Sloan K

    Completed in 1995

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

    Dr. Ko has no awards or honors listed.

  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

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Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ko's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Ko's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Ko

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients