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George J. Ko, M.D., FACS

Ophthalmologist

Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Accepting New Patients

About

Accepts 45 Insurance Plans

Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted
  • Aetna Behaviorial Health Health Management (Behavioral Health)
  • Amerigroup Washington Apple Health
  • Apple Health (Medicaid Fee-for-Service, PC zip code restrictions)
  • Asuris
  • Beechstreet
  • Bridgespan (authorization required, otherwise not in network)
  • Cenpatico/Coordinated Care (Behavioral Health)
  • Childrens Health Program (CHIP)
  • Cigna (Behaviorial Health)
  • Community Health Plan of Washington (Medicaid Fee-for-Service, PC zip code restrictions)
  • Coordinated Care Health Options
  • CorVel Disability Management PPO
  • Coventry/First Health (most products accepted)
  • First Choice Health Network (all programs accepted)
  • Greatwest Healthcare (all programs accepted)
  • Group Health Cooperative Alliant Plus/Connect (with authorization from GHC)
  • Health Management Network
  • Health Systems International (Behavioral Health)
  • Healthsmart
  • Healthy Options United Healthcare
  • Holland American Cruise Lines
  • Humana Choice
  • Interlink Transplant Services (transplant services only)
  • Interplan
  • Labor and Industries
  • LifeWise Health Plan of Washington LIfeWise Assurance Company
  • Managed Health Network (Behavioral Health)
  • Medicaid Out of State (must have approval from plan)
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare (Medicaid Fee-for-Service, PC zip code restrictions)
  • Multiplan/PHCS (all programs accepted)
  • Optum Health Tricare Only (Behavioral Health)
  • PacifiCare
  • PPONext (Concentra)
  • Premera Blue Cross Global
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)/Multiplan (all programs accepted)
  • Regence Blue Shield Blue Cross/Blue Shield out-of-state
  • Soundpath Health
  • TRICARE Standard (PC zip code restrictions)
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • United Healthcare Medicare Replacement
  • United Healthcare West PCN HMO
  • Veterans Affairs (authorization required)
  • Washington Apple Health (Medicaid Fee-for-Service, DCHS and HCA)
  • Wellpoint (Behavioral Health)
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Education

New York University School of Medicine
medical school
Temple University Hospital
residency
Retina Group of Washington, Georgetown University and Washington Hospital Center
fellowship
Columbia University
bachelors

Clinical Interests

  • Absence Of Eye
  • Accommodation
  • Acute Inflammation Of Orbit
  • Agenesis Of Eye
  • Alternating Hyperphoria
  • Aniridia
  • Aniseikonia
  • Anisocoria
  • Anisometropia
  • Biopsy Of Eye Muscle
  • Blurred Vision
  • Buphthalmos
  • Chloroquine Retinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Coloboma
  • Ciliary Body Degeneration
  • Color Blindness
  • Contact And Allergic Dermatitis Of Eyelid
  • Contact Lens Infections
  • Contact Lenses
  • Contact Lens-Induced Corneal Edema
  • Contusion Of Eye
  • Cyst Of Eyelid
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Diplopia
  • Ectopia Lentis
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Enophthalmos
  • Enucleation
  • Esotropia
  • Examination Of Eyes
  • Exophthalmos
  • Eye
  • Eye Abnormalities
  • Eye Disorders
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyelid Bump
  • Eyelid Diseases
  • Farsightedness
  • Flashing Lights
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body In Eye
  • Fracture Of Orbital Floor
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Glaucoma Suspects
  • Growth On Eye
  • Herpes Simplex With Ophthalmic Complication
  • Hiv Eye Conditions
  • Hypertelorism
  • Idiopathic Orbital Inflammatory Disease
  • Inflammation Of The Eyelid
  • Iridoschisis
  • Iris Atrophy
  • Laceration Of Eye
  • Lasik
  • Legal Blindness
  • Lisch Nodule
  • Lupus Eye Conditions
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Diseases
  • Macular Hole
  • Melanoma Of Eye
  • Microphthalmos
  • Miosis
  • Myopia
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ocular Tumor
  • Open Wound Of Eye
  • Ophthalmic Disorders
  • Ophthalmic Trauma
  • Orbit Cancer
  • Orbital Cyst
  • Orbitotomy
  • Papilledema
  • Parasitic Eyelid Infestation
  • Partial Sight
  • Penetrating Eye Injury
  • Presbyopia
  • Proptosis
  • Pseudophakia
  • Refractive Amblyopia
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Replacement Of Contact Lens
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinopathy
  • Scotoma
  • Sensitivity To Light
  • Sports Injuries - Eye
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Sudden Vision Loss
  • Thyrotoxic Exophthalmos
  • Transient Monocular Vision Loss
  • Traumatic Enucleation
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Discomfort
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Impairment
  • Vitrectomy
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Professional Associations

ASRS, AMA, AAO
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Languages

  • English
  • Chinese - Mandarin

Practice Locations

George J. Ko practices at one location

Retina Institute of Washington
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish First Hill