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Dr. Alvin Ko, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat* Age 44
Dr. Alvin Ko, MD
4.6 (78 Ratings)
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Dr. Alvin Ko, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Detroit, MI.
Dr. Alvin Ko, MD
4.6 (78 Ratings)
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Dr. Alvin Ko, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat* Age 44
Detroit, MI
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience
Dr. Alvin Ko, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Detroit, MI.

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Dr. Alvin Ko, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Detroit, MI and has 19 years experience. They graduated from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 2005 and completed a residency at Case Western Reserve Univesity.They currently practice at Henry Ford Hospital and are affiliated with Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Henry Ford Hospital and Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital. Dr. Ko has experience treating conditions like Earwax Buildup and Head or Neck Lump or Swelling among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Ko received an average rating of 4.6/5 from patients and has been reviewed 78 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Ko is board certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Enter a condition or procedure
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Earwax Buildup
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Earwax Buildup
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Respiratory Infection
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Allergic Rhinitis
Bell's Palsy
Cervical Vertigo
Chronic Rhinitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Deviated Septum
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Facial Nerve Disorder
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Loss of Smell and Taste
Mixed Hearing Loss
Nonsuppurative Otitis Media
Nosebleed
Otitis Media
Pharyngitis
Postnasal Drip
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sudden Deafness and-or Hearing Loss
Suppurative Otitis Media
Tinnitus
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Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Diagnostic Nasal and Sinus Endoscopy
Acute Tonsillitis
Age Related Hearing Loss
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anosmia
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Benign Pituitary Gland Tumor
Black Hairy Tongue
Bone Cancer
Broken Nose
Cholesteatoma
Chronic Tonsillitis
Common Cold
Conductive Hearing Loss
Ear Cellulitis
Ear Infection
Enlarged Turbinates
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Facial Fracture
Head and Neck Cancer
Headache
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Hearing Loss
Hyperparathyroidism
Labyrinthine Dysfunction
Laryngeal Cancer
Leukoplakia
Loss of Taste
Meniere's Disease
Myringitis
Nasal Polyp
Nose Cancer
Outer Ear Infection
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Perforated Eardrum
Peritonsillar Abscess
Pharyngeal Candidiasis
Retropharyngeal Abscess
Salivary Gland Cyst
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sjögren's Syndrome
Sleep Disorders
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Sudden Idiopathic Hearing Loss
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
Throat Pain
Thrush
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TMJ
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Tongue-Tie
Tonsillitis
Vertigo
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Vocal Cord Paralysis
Vocal Cord Polyp
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adenoidectomy
Airway Reconstruction Surgery
Airway Stenting
Allergen Immunotherapy
Allergy Drops
Allergy Testing
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Aspiration or Injection of Thyroid Cyst
Audiometry
Balance Testing
Balloon Sinuplasty
Blood Allergy Testing
Carotid Ultrasound
Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
Chin Implant
Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
Cochlear Implant Insertion
Complex Revision Rhinoplasty
Complex Skull Base Surgery
Congenital ENT Surgery
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Dacryocystorhinostomy
Desensitization
Diagnostic Endoscopy
Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
Ear Reconstruction
Ear Surgery
Ear Tube Placement
Eardrum Repair
Earlobe Repair
Earwax Removal
Electrocochleography
Electronystagmogram
Endolymphatic Mastoid Shunt
Endoscopic Cosmetic Facial Plastic Surgery
Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
Endoscopic Laser Laryngeal Cancer Surgery
Endoscopic Laser Therapy
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Without Navigational System
Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Surgery
ENT Surgery
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Head and Neck Surgery
Hearing Screening
Home Sleep Study
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Irrigation of Ear
KTP Laser Treatment
Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
Laryngoscopy
Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
Larynx Repair
Laser Bronchoscopy
Laser Microsurgery
Lash Enhancer
Lip Surgery
Lip, Excision or Resection
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymph Node Resection
Mastoidectomy
Microlaryngeal Surgery
Microlaryngoscopy
Microvascular Surgery
Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
Myocutaneous Flaps
Myringotomy
Nasal Airway Surgery
Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
Nasal Reconstruction
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Nasal Surgery
Neck Surgery
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Oral Cancer Screening
Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
Parathyroid Surgery
Parathyroidectomy
Parotidectomy
Pediatric Cochlear Implants
Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
Pediatric Surgical Procedures
Percutaneous Tracheostomy
Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
Photodisinfection Process
Pituitary Surgery
Polypectomy
Posterior Nasal Pack
Primary Cosmetic Rhinoplasty
Removal of Foreign Body from Ear
Rhinoseptoplasty
Salivary Gland Surgery
Salvation Test
Septal Perforation Repair
Sinus Augmentation
Sinus Surgery
Sinus X-Ray
Snoring Prevention
Snoring Therapy
Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Stapedectomy
Sublingual Immunotherapy
Thyroid Biopsy
Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
Thyroid Hormone Balancing
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
Thyroid Scan
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroplasty
Tonsillectomy
Tracheal Reconstruction
Tracheal Resection
Tracheal Surgery
Transoral Laser Microsurgery
TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS)
Transphenoidal Surgery
Treatment for Nose Bleeds
Treatment of Airway Obstruction
Tumor Resection
Tumor Surgery
Tympanometry
Ultrasound, Thyroid
Universal Neonatal Hearing Screening
Uvulectomy
Vestibular Testing
Vestibule and Floor of Mouth Excision or Destruction
Videonystagmography
Vocal Fold Medialization Surgery
Voice Rest

Insurance Accepted

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  • National (BlueCard) PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan POS
  • HealthyBlue Advantage
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • United Healthcare

Locations

  1. 1 Henry Ford Hospital
    2799 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  2. 2 Henry Ford Medical Center - Lakeside
    14500 Hall Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
    Monday
    07:00 - 19:00
    Tuesday
    07:00 - 19:00
    Wednesday
    07:00 - 19:00
    Thursday
    07:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    07:00 - 17:00

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ko
4.6
Based on 78 Reviews
5 Stars (58)
4 Stars (17)
3 Stars (0)
2 Stars (1)
1 Star (2)

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Biography
  • Dr. Alvin Ko, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Detroit, MI and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 2005. He specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat.
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Specialties*
Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    2005
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Board Certifications
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Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Case Western Reserve Univesity
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Alvin Ko, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Ko's profile.

Dr. Ko frequently treats the following conditions: Earwax Buildup and Head or Neck Lump or Swelling. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Alvin Ko, MD is affiliated with Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Henry Ford Hospital and Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Alvin Ko, MD holds board certification in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Henry Ford Macomb Hospital

    15855 19 Mile Rd, Clinton Township, MI

  • Henry Ford Hospital

    2799 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI

  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

    6777 W Maple Rd, West Bloomfield, MI