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Jia-Wei K. Ko, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Orthopedic Surgery

Accepting New Patients

About

Professional Statement

Dr. Ko is an orthopedic surgeon with specialized training on the treatment of shoulder and elbow disorders. He is dedicated to understanding the needs of his patients and determining the safest and most effective treatment for each individual. He has advanced training in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery, joint replacement surgery, and fracture care. For more information about Dr. Ko, please visit his website: www.seattlejointsurgeons.com

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Education

University of Virginia
medical school, 2009
Oregon Health & Science University
internship, Orthopedic Surgery, 2010
Oregon Health & Science University
residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2014
Thomas Jefferson Medical College
fellowship, Shoulder/Elbow Surgery, 2015

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Surgery, Orthopedic

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormalities Of The Arms
  • Abnormalities Of The Hips
  • Abnormalities Of The Legs
  • Achilles Tendon Repair
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Acl Injuries
  • Acl Repair
  • Acromioclavicular Joint Separation
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Arthritis
  • Ankle Dislocation
  • Ankle Impingement
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sports Injury
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair Revision
  • Anterior Tibial Tendon Rupture
  • Apophysitis
  • Arm Arthritis
  • Arm Fracture
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Mass
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis Of Elbow
  • Arthroplasty Shoulder
  • Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopy Of Hip
  • Arthroscopy Of Knee
  • Arthroscopy Of Shoulder
  • Arthroscopy Of Wrist
  • Avascular Necrosis Of Shoulder
  • Back Fracture
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Bankart Lesion
  • Bicep Injury
  • Bicep Tear
  • Biceps Tendon Repair
  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Bone Density
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Mass
  • Broken Coccyx
  • Buckle Fracture
  • Bursitis
  • Calf Muscle Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Cervical Arthritis
  • Chondroma
  • Chondromalacia
  • Clavicle
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Clicking Elbow
  • Clicking Shoulder
  • Coccyx Injury
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Concussion Testing
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Decompression Median Nerve At Elbow
  • Delayed Union
  • Discoid Meniscus
  • Dislocated Knee
  • Distal Clavicular Osteolysis
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Dislocation
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injection
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Joint Excision
  • Elbow Joint Replacement
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Epicondylitis
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fibulectomy
  • Finger Dislocation
  • Foot Injury - Sports Related
  • Foot Pain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Of Ankle
  • Fracture Of Fibula
  • Fracture Of Finger
  • Fracture Of Forearm
  • Fracture Of Humerus
  • Fracture Of Leg
  • Fracture Of Scapula
  • Fracture Of Tibia
  • Fracture Of Wrist
  • Fractures
  • Freiberg's Disease
  • Frozen Joint
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Fusion Of Joint
  • Galeazzi Fracture
  • Gastrocnemius Injury
  • Gluteal Injury
  • Gonarthrosis
  • Growth Plate Fracture
  • Growth Plate Injury
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hamstring Injury
  • Heat Illness
  • Hemarthrosis
  • Hip Arthroplasty
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Labrum Repair
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pain Under Age 60
  • Hip Rotator Cuff
  • Hip Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Hip Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Iliotibial Band
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Injury Of Muscle
  • Injury To Hand
  • Injury To The Hip
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Joint Disorder
  • Joint Effusion
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Sprain
  • Joint Swelling
  • Joint Warmth
  • Knee Arthroplasty
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Pain For Patients Aged Younger Than 60
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knock Knee Deformity
  • Labral Repair
  • Labral Tear
  • Labral Tear Of Shoulder
  • Labrum
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament Repair
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament Tear
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Mass
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Injury
  • Limb Length Difference
  • Locking Elbow
  • Locking Knee
  • Locking Shoulder
  • Malunion Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Injury Of The Knee
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Repair
  • Median Nerve Entrapment At Elbow
  • Meniscus
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Tears
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Neck Muscle Injury
  • Non-Displaced Fracture
  • Non-Operative Management Of Arthritis
  • Non-Union Fracture
  • Olecranon Bursitis
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteochondral Defect
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteochondroma
  • Osteolysis
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Overuse Injury
  • Partial Hip Replacement
  • Patellar Instability
  • Patellar Stabilization
  • Patellar Tendinitis
  • Patellectomy
  • Patellofemoral Instability
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Pathological Fracture
  • Pectoral Muscle Injury
  • Pelvis Injury
  • Periprosthetic Femur Fracture
  • Periprosthetic Humerus Fracture
  • Peroneal Tendonitis
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Popliteal Cyst
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament Repair
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament Tear
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Rupture
  • Quadricep Injury
  • Radial Head Subluxation
  • Rami Fracture
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rickets
  • Rotator Cuff
  • Rotator Cuff Impingement
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Running Injury
  • Rupture Of Achilles Tendon
  • Sciatica
  • Separated Shoulder
  • Sequestrectomy
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Injection
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labrum Repair
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Prosthesis
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Slap Tear
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injury
  • Sports Physical
  • Sports Psychology
  • Sprain
  • Sternal Clavicular Joint Dislocation
  • Stress Fractures
  • Synovectomy Of Elbow
  • Synovectomy Of Shoulder
  • Tendon Injury
  • Tendonitis
  • Tenodesis
  • Throwing Injuries
  • Thumb Fracture
  • Tibial Tendonitis
  • Tibial Torsion
  • Toe Amputation
  • Toe Fracture
  • Torn Ligament
  • Torn Meniscus
  • Torn Meniscus Repair
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Hip Revision
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Revision
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Revision
  • Tricep Injury
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair
  • Wrist Arthritis
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
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Personal Interests

Dr. Ko lives in Seattle with his wife, Dr. Laura Matsen Ko, and enjoys being outdoors pursuing activities including running, hiking, biking, and skiing.
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Languages

  • English

Practice Locations

Jia-Wei K. Ko practices at two locations

Orthopedic Physician Associates - First Hill
Orthopedic Physician Associates - Laurelhurst
3216 Northeast 45th Place
Seattle, WA 98105