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Sung Tao Ko, M.D.
Sung Tao Ko, M.D.
General Surgery
Office in Elmhurst
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
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Gender: Male 
Age: 73 
Years in Practice: 41 
Medical Specialty: General Surgery  
Board Certification: Yes 
Medical School: Kaohsiung Medical College 
Internship: Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago, Illinois. 
Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago, Illinois. 
Fellowship: N/A 
Philosophy of Care: A patient and physician must establish a bond based on mutual respect, honesty and open communication. 
Secondary Languages: Chinese , Japanese , Tagalog  
Website: Information not available 
386 N York Rd, Elmhurst,  630.833.0386 
Medical Group
Ko Surgical Associates

Location information
386 N York Rd
Suite 201
Elmhurst, IL 60148

Medical Specialty
General Surgery

Clinical Interests
abdominal ct scan
biliary disease
biopsy - fine needle aspiration
breast cancer
breast disease
breast surgery
colo-rectal cancer
colo-rectal surgery
colon polyps
diagnostic gastrointestinal endoscopy
esophageal surgery
excisions (external)
gall bladder
gall bladder by laproscopy
gallbladder surgery
gastro-reflux surgery
general surgery
hemorrhoid surgery
hernia surgery
hernia surgery - laproscopic
hiatal hernia
irritable bowel syndrome
laceration repair
laparoscopic cholecystectomy
laparoscopic surgery
laser surgery
pancreatic disease
parathyroid surgery
sigmoidoscopy (flexible)
skin biopsy
skin cancer
thyroid biopsy
thyroid surgery
undescended testicles
varicose vein injections
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Unless otherwise stated, physicians are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Advocate Health Care or the Advocate facility where the care is being provided. Neither Advocate Health Care nor the Advocate facility shall be liable for the medical care provided or decisions made by these independent physicians.

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