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Andrew H. Ko


Colorectal and gastrointestinal cancer specialist
East Coast transplant and lover of piano, singing and sports

About me

Dr. Andrew H. Ko is a specialist in colorectal and gastrointestinal cancers, with a particular focus on pancreatic cancer. He is interested in the development of new treatment strategies, including molecularly targeted therapies, which block cancer cell activity by interfering with specific molecules.

Ko earned an undergraduate degree in applied mathematics and biology at Brown University. He earned his medical degree at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. After a residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, he completed a fellowship in medical oncology at Stanford University. He joined UCSF in 2001.

  • Education

    Johns Hopkins University, 1995

  • Residencies

    Beth Israel Hospital-Boston, MA, Internal Medicine, 1998

  • Fellowships

    Stanford University Medical Center, 2001

  • Board Certifications

    Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine/Medical Oncology

  • Academic Title


I am honored to partner with patients as I provide compassionate, thoughtful and cutting-edge care during a challenging time in their lives.

Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Pancreas Center

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

My reviews


Overall Experience
180 Reviews
My family and I were very impressed with Dr. Ko. He managed to demonstrate his expertise while projecting a very caring attitude at the same time.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
179 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
179 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
177 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
180 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
179 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
178 Reviews
Decorative Caduceus

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