CLIFFORD KO
Estados Unidos


Director of the Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care at the American College of Surgeons. Clinically, is a double board-certified surgeon with a practice currently focusing on patients with colorectal cancer. Professor of Health Services at the UCLA School of Public Health, Director of the Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care at the American College of Surgeons (ACS), Director of ACS NSQIP, which was recognized with the Eisenberg Award from the National Quality Forum/Joint Commission. He is a double board-certified surgeon with a practice currently focusing on patients with colorectal cancer. At UCLA, he is the Robert and Kelly Day Professor of Surgery. He is also professor of health services at the UCLA School of Public Health. Dr. Ko received his B.A (Biology), M.S. (Biological/Medical Ethics), and M.D. from the University of Chicago. He also received a Masters of Science Degree (Health Services/Outcomes Research) from the University of California, Los Angeles during his time as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Fellow at UCLA and RAND. Dr. Ko completed his General Surgery Residency at UCLA Medical Center, and obtained specialty training at the Lahey Clinic in Boston in Colon and Rectal Surgery.