IU Health

Melissa W. Ko, MD

IU Health

Neurology | Ophthalmology

4.8 out of 5 stars (187 ratings)
Accepting New Patients (Referral Required)
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Dr. Melissa W. Ko specializes in neuro-ophthalmology, the diagnosis and treatment of vision problems involving the brain and nerves. She sees patients for a wide range of vision problems. These include:

Dr. Ko has special training to treat adults and children. She is one of the only neuro-ophthalmologists in the state with training across all ages.

With her patients, Dr. Ko is passionate about helping them achieve their goals. She provides comprehensive treatment plans and works together with many medical professionals to make sure patients with neurologic disorders affecting their vision receive the best care possible.

Patients say Dr. Ko is approachable, outstanding, and has a great bedside manner. Dr. Ko currently has a rating of 4.7 stars out of 5 with over 100 ratings. In a recent five-star review, a patient remarked: "Very thorough examination, got me in on time, spent the time to answer my questions, and the doctor made the exam fun."

Dr. Ko earned her undergraduate degree from Yale University and medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. She also completed an internship, residency, and fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.

Specialties & Details


Neurology, Ophthalmology

Conditions & Treatments:

Neuroophthamology, Double Vision, Neurologic Vision Loss

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School of Medicine:

University of Rochester School of Medicine


University of Pennsylvania


University of Pennsylvania


University of Pennsylvania

Hospitals & Affiliations

Hospital Privileges:

IU Health Methodist/IU Health University

Physician Group:

IU Health Physicians


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