Dr. Wilson Ko, MD

Dr. Wilson Ko, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Wilson Ko, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Flushing, NY and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1983 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

13625 Maple Ave Ste 202

Flushing, NY 11355

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ko performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Keratitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Ko's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

5  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

95  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Choroideremia
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Solar Retinopathy
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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23  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 10/24/2014
    Amount or Range: Above Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: 11355
    State: New York
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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Mt Sinai
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Ny Hospital Cornell University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • New York University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Ny Hospital Cornell University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Cornell University Med College
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Ny Hospital Cornell University Med Ctr/Meml Sloan K
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Wills Eye
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ko has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ko has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ko's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ko to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Ko's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Pretty good. Only thing is that there are "other" drs. now in the office and sometimes the staff will try to shift you to them. If I want another Dr., then that should be my choice.
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Horribly long wait, schedules 20+ people all at once. Be prepared to wait 2-3 hours at least!! Seating in hallway on the floor??
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I've been a long time patient of Dr. Ko, who worked hard to save my vision. During the years he treated me, I wasn't just put on meds, he actively sought to find out what was going on in my eyes. As of 2014, the illness finally went into remission and has remained that way. In June 2015, the...more
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My experience with Dr. Ko was excellent. I am thrilled with the outcome of my cataract surgery.
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