Audrey C. Ko, MD

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Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Contact Information

Primary Office: 11196F Pomerantz Family Pavilion
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-2590

Clinic: Iowa River Landing
105 East 9th Street
Coralville, IA 52241
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200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
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Education

BS, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Arizona
MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Internship, Broadlawns Medical Center
Resident, Ophthalmology, Bascom Balmer Eye Institute
Fellow, Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS Accredited), Shiley Eye Institute, University of California San Diego

Licensure and Certifications

State of Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine
ABO Certification - American Board of Ophthalmology
State of California Medical License - Medical Board of California

Publications

Ko, A. C., Korn, B. S. (2017). Epiblepharon repair. In B. S. Korn , D. O. Kikkawa (Eds.) Video atlas of oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery. (2nd ed.) [n.p.]: Elsevier.

Lee, B. W., Ko, A. C., Alameddine, R. M., Korn, B. S. & Kikkawa, D. O. (2017). Re: "Lateral Rectus and Medial Rectus Expansion Following Orbital Decompression". Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, 33(5), 393-394. PMID: 28891923.

Ko, A. C., Korn, B. S. & Kikkawa, D. O. (2017). The aging face. Survey of ophthalmology, 62(2), 190-202. PMID: 27693312.

Ko, A. C., Satterfield, K. R., Lee, B. W., Alameddine, R. M., Korn, B. S. & Kikkawa, D. O. (2017). Unilateral Alacrima as a Presenting Symptom of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma. Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, 33(2), e41-e42. PMID: 27163940.

Ko, A. C., Satterfield, K. R., Korn, B. S. & Kikkawa, D. O. (2017). Eyelid and Periorbital Soft Tissue Trauma. Facial plastic surgery clinics of North America, 25(4), 605-616. PMID: 28941512.

Hoshide, R., Steinberg, J., Wali, A., Ko, A., Pannell, J. S. & Chen, C. C. (In Press). Management of through-and-through penetrating skull injury: a railroad stake that transgressed the anterior skull base. World neurosurgery. PMID: 29038084.

Alameddine, R. M., Ko, A. C., Mimura, M., Parker, B. A., Lin, J. H., Korn, B. S. & Kikkawa, D. O. (In Press). Orbital fat regeneration following hormonal treatment of metastatic breast carcinoma. Orbit (Amsterdam, Netherlands). PMID: 29072521.

Verma, R., Lee, B. W., Alameddine, R. M., Ko, A. C., Khanna, P. C., Kikkawa, D. O. & Korn, B. S. (2017). Orbital Perivenous Abscess Complicating the Diagnosis and Management of Orbital Cellulitis. Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, 33(6), e152-e154. PMID: 28481768.

Evans, J. A., Ko, A. & Larson, S. A. (2017). Optical Coherence Tomography-Assisted Limbal Dermoid Removal. [with additional Audio-video media]. (Vols. 54). pp. e58-e59. Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. PMID: 28991352.

Cho, W. K., Ko, A. C., Korn, B. S. & Kikkawa, D. O. (2017). Orbitocutaneous Fistula Secondary to Buried Polyethylene Mesh Implant 12 Years After Injury. Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, 33(5), e107-e108. PMID: 27861401.

Yang, P., Ko, A. C., Kikkawa, D. O. & Korn, B. S. (2017). Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty: Evaluation, Treatment, and Complication Minimization. Seminars in plastic surgery, 31(1), 51-57. PMID: 28255290.

Cho, W. K., Ko, A. C., Eatamadi, H., Al-Ali, A., Abboud, J. P., Kikkawa, D. O. & Korn, B. S. (2017). Orbital and Orbitocranial Trauma From Pencil Fragments: Role of Timely Diagnosis and Management. American journal of ophthalmology, 180, 46-54. PMID: 28554552.

Lee, B. W., Levitt, A. E., Erickson, B. P., Ko, A. C., Nikpoor, N., Ezuddin, N. & Lee, W. W. (In Press). Ablative Fractional Laser Resurfacing With Laser-Assisted Delivery of 5-Fluorouracil for the Treatment of Cicatricial Ectropion and Periocular Scarring. Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. PMID: 28658179.

Ko, A. C., Banta, J. T. (2017). Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction and Dacryocystitis, Chapter 76. In T. M. Buttaro (Eds.) Primary Care: A Collaboratice Practice. (5th ed.) St. Louis: Elsevier.

Kinori, M., Ko, A. C., Alameddine, R. M., Snyder, V., Lin, J. H., Korn, B. S. & Granet, D. B. (2016). Extraocular Muscle Fibrosis in Idiopathic Orbital Inflammation. Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, 53(4), 256. PMID: 27428626.

Erickson, B. P., Ko, A. C. & Lee, W. W. (2016). Novel Pigtail Cannula for a Canalicular-Involving Eyelid Laceration. Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, 32(2), e45-7. PMID: 25126768.

Ko, A. C., Tzu, J. H. (2016). Chorioretinitis Sclopetaria. In Manual of Retinal Diseases. pp. 25-28. Basel: Springer International. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-20460-4_6.

Ko, A. C., Ko, M. J. & Lee, W. W. (2016). What lasers are available and which do you prefer for facial resurfacing?. In R. C. Kersten , T. J. McCulley (Eds.) Curbside Consultation in Oculoplastics: 49 clinical questions. (2nd ed.), pp. 33-37. Thorofare, NJ: Slack, Inc..

Cho, W. K., Ko, A. C., Korn, B. S. & Kikkawa, D. O. (In Press). Orbitocutaneous Fistula Secondary to Buried Polyethylene Mesh Implant 12 Years After Injury. Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. PMID: 27861401.

Salsamendi, J., Ghosh, S., Ko, A. C., Pereira, K., Yang, E. Y. & Alabiad, C. (2015). Percutaneous Ethanolamine Sclerotherapy of a Retrobulbar Cyst in a Child with Microphthalmos and Proptosis. Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR, 26(11), 1658-9. PMID: 26505936.

Yannuzzi, N. A., Tzu, J. H., Ko, A. C., Hess, D. J., Cristian, I. & Berrocal, A. M. (2014). Ocular findings and treatment of a young boy with Coats’ plus. Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging retina, 45(5), 462-5. PMID: 25197929.

Epstein, A. E., Ko, A. C., Nikpoor, N. & Cavuoto, K. M. (2014). Grand Rounds: Patient with recent hospitalization and decreased vision for 1 month. Ophthalmology Times.

Ko, A. C. (2014). Ablative laser assisted topical delivery of antifibrotics in the management of cicatricial ectropion. World Journal of Ophthalmology, 4(2), 7. DOI: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i2.7.

Ko, A. C., Williams, B. K., Shields, R. A., Dubovy, S. R. & Lee, W. W. (2013). Patient has recurrent redness, pain of left eye. Ophthalmology Times.

Ko, A. C., Brinton, J. P., Mahajan, V. B., Zimmerman, B., Brinton, G. S., Stone, E. M., Folk, J. C. & Mullins, R. F. (2011). Seroreactivity against aqueous-soluble and detergent-soluble retinal proteins in posterior uveitis. Archives of ophthalmology (Chicago, Ill. : 1960), 129(4), 415-20. PMID: 21482867.

Mahajan, V. B., Vallone, J. G., Lin, J. H., Mullins, R. F., Ko, A. C., Folk, J. C. & Stone, E. M. (2010). T-cell infiltration in autosomal dominant neovascular inflammatory vitreoretinopathy. Molecular vision, 16, 1034-40. PMID: 20596252.

Ko, A. C., Hernández, J., Brinton, J. P., Faidley, E. A., Mugge, S. A., Mets, M. B., Kardon, R. H., Folk, J. C., Mullins, R. F. & Stone, E. M. (2010). Anti-?-enolase autoimmune retinopathy manifesting in early childhood. Archives of ophthalmology (Chicago, Ill. : 1960), 128(12), 1590-5. PMID: 21149784.

Schindler, E. I., Nylen, E. L., Ko, A. C., Affatigato, L. M., Heggen, A. C., Wang, K., Sheffield, V. C. & Stone, E. M. (2010). Deducing the pathogenic contribution of recessive ABCA4 alleles in an outbred population. Human molecular genetics, 19(19), 3693-701. PMID: 20647261.

Sundaresan, P., Vijayalakshmi, P., Thompson, S., Ko, A. C., Fingert, J. H. & Stone, E. M. (2009). Mutations that are a common cause of Leber congenital amaurosis in northern America are rare in southern India. Molecular vision, 15, 1781-7. PMID: 19753312.