Eric Ko, M.D., Ph.D.
Radiation Oncology
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Eric Ko, M.D., Ph.D.

Radiation Oncology

Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English
Insurance: 41 accepted  View

Locations and Appointments

Credentials

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Radiology

Clinical & Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Radiation Oncologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 2008
  • Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 2008
  • B.S., Yale University, 1999

Research

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Biography

Dr. Eric Ko is a board certified radiation oncologist and Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at NYP/Weill Cornell Medicine. He specializes in head and neck and thoracic malignancies. Dr. Ko received his undergraduate degree in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University, and his MD and PhD degrees under the Medical Scientist Training Program at SUNY-Buffalo and Roswell Park Cancer Institute. His doctoral research focused on developing active immunotherapy targeting tumor antigens and angiogenesis. He completed radiation oncology residency and served as chief resident at Mount Sinai Medical Center. During residency, he was central to lab-based efforts to analyze myeloid-derived suppressor cells in oligometastatic patients on an institutional protocol of sunitinib and image-guided radiation therapy. Dr. Ko served as Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at UC Davis Medical Center before joining Cornell. Dr. Ko is currently working to develop clinical trials and research projects utilizing combinations of radiation therapy and immunotherapy.

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - HMO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem (HIP) Medicare Essential Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • WellCare Health Plans