Myung Ko, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Duke University, Durham, NCBS2007Biology, Chemistry
    Stanford University, Stanford, CAMD2013Doctorate of Medicine
    UCSF, San Francisco, CA2016Internal Medicine Residency
    UCSF, San Francisco, CA2017Internal Medicine Chief Residency
    UCSF, San Francisco, CA2020Gastroenterology Fellowship
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    American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society 2020Clinical Training Fellowship
    University of California San Francisco2018Gastroenterology Clinical Fellow Award
    American College of Gastroenterology2017Presentation Award
    Stanford University School of Medicine2009MacKenzie Award
    Stanford University School of Medicine2008  - 2013Medical Scientist Research Award

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    Dr. Myung Ko is a gastroenterologist with an interest in gastrointestinal motility disorders, medical education, and geriatric gastroenterology. Her research endeavors include development of a motility curriculum for the gastroenterology fellowship, outcomes of Barrett's esophagus in elderly patients, and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction.

    Dr. Ko earned her medical degree at Stanford University School of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency, Chief Residency, and Gastroenterology Fellowship at UCSF.

    Dr. Ko belongs to the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society, and Northern California Society for Clinical Gastroenterology. She is a recipient of ACG Presenter Award and ANMS Fellowship. In her spare time, Dr. Ko enjoys playing the piano, hiking, and indulging in culinary excursions.
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    1. Implementation and Analysis of a 5-Year Online Esophageal Motility Curriculum for Gastroenterology Fellows. Dig Dis Sci. 2024 Mar 20. Wang CW, Lees CR, Ko MS, Sewell JL, Kathpalia P. PMID: 38507124.
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    2. Safety of Flexible Sigmoidoscopy in Pregnant Patients with Known or Suspected Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Dig Dis Sci. 2020 10; 65(10):2979-2985. Ko MS, Rudrapatna VA, Avila P, Mahadevan U. PMID: 32034603.
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    3. Epiphrenic diverticula: An added source of complexity in achalasia management. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2020 03; 32(3). Holmes I, Ko MS, Kouanda A, Singh A, Nett A, Kathpalia P. PMID: 31777144.
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    4. Barrett's Esophagus Commonly Diagnosed in Elderly Men with Limited Life Expectancy. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 10; 64(10):e109-e111. Ko MS, Fung KZ, Shi Y, Espaldon R, Shergill A, Walter LC. PMID: 27685424; PMCID: PMC5117442.
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    5. Ribavirin improves early responses to peginterferon through improved interferon signaling. Gastroenterology. 2010 Jul; 139(1):154-62.e4. Feld JJ, Lutchman GA, Heller T, Hara K, Pfeiffer JK, Leff RD, Meek C, Rivera M, Ko M, Koh C, Rotman Y, Ghany MG, Haynes-Williams V, Neumann AU, Liang TJ, Hoofnagle JH. PMID: 20303352; PMCID: PMC2902566.
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    6. Role of dermal-epidermal basement membrane zone in skin, cancer, and developmental disorders. Dermatol Clin. 2010 Jan; 28(1):1-16. Ko MS, Marinkovich MP. PMID: 19945611.
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    7. Role and regulation of sickle red cell interactions with other cells: ICAM-4 and other adhesion receptors. Transfus Clin Biol. 2008 Feb-Mar; 15(1-2):23-8. Zennadi R, De Castro L, Eyler C, Xu K, Ko M, Telen MJ. PMID: 18502676.
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