About Belinda Ko, MD
Belinda Y. Ko, MD, is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a fellowship-trained Primary Care Sports Medicine physician.
Dr. Ko grew up in San Jose, California. She is proud to be the first female physician in her family. Her parents immigrated from Taiwan and taught her the value of hard work and perseverance. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from UCSB. She started two new community service clubs when she was at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. She spent a month in Nepal as a medical volunteer and learned medical Spanish in Costa Rica. She returned to California for her internship and residency at UCLA Medical Center and her fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
Dr. Ko strives to treat patients of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds with compassion and respect. When not in the office, she enjoys cooking, hiking, and reading, especially with her husband and two children. Dr. Ko practiced Sports Medicine for 10 years in the South Bay before joining Providence in Santa Monica. She believes in building a partnership with her patients to lead a healthier lifestyle and improve their quality of life. You do not have to be an athlete to see her; she strives to help anyone with musculoskeletal pain.
I always have a good experience when I see Dr. Ko…her staff is very friendly and courteous and Dr. Ko is always interested in what I have to say…I am always happy to see her.Real Patient
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The doctor and her staff didn't rush their time. It is clear that the doctor knows her specialty. She asked a lot of good questions and helped to pinpoint the issue. She gave recommendation to help with healing my shoulderProvidence Patient
Professional and good listenerProvidence Patient
Liked the Dr and staff. Got a cortisone shot which unfortunately didn't work but you don't know until you try.Providence Patient
The doctor is clearly knowledgeable, caring, and more than willing to listen to and assist the patient. I would highly recommend her.Providence Patient
Top notch, knowledgeable, excellent communicatorProvidence Patient
She took her time, listened to me and followed up with a good action plan.Providence Patient
Dr. Ko and her team were very friendly and helpful. Dr. Ko listened to everything I had to say in regards to my injury. She has given me the best advice possible for getting my knee healthy again.Providence Patient
Dr. Ko seemed to be efficient in her field of practice. I think she cares and we'll wait on the results to see what direction to go forward.Providence Patient
Dr Koh was very thorough and spent considerable time with me. I left feeling that the suggestions she made were doable and would help.Providence Patient