Audrey C. Ko, M.D.
ASOPRS fellowship-trained Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon.
Dr. Audrey C. Ko – Oculofacial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Specialist
Audrey C. Ko, MD is an ASOPRS fellowship-trained Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. She is also board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Ko specializes in reconstructive and cosmetic eyelid surgery, brow and forehead lifts, lacrimal and orbital surgery, and non-surgical facial rejuvenation through injection of neurotoxin and soft tissue fillers.
Dr. Ko has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Arizona. She obtained her Medical Degree from the University of Iowa with a research distinction track that included a one-year research fellowship in a laboratory sponsored by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Dr. Ko then completed her Ophthalmology residency at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and went on to complete a two-year ASOPRS accredited oculoplastics fellowship at the Shiley Eye Institute at University of California- San Diego.
Dr. Ko joined the Department of Ophthalmology faculty at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in 2017. There, she helped train ophthalmology residents and oculoplastic fellows, as well as rotating plastic surgery and otolaryngology fellows and residents. Dr. Ko joined the Wolfe Eye Clinic in 2020 and is an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the University of Iowa and continues to teach medical students and ophthalmology residents rotating in Des Moines.
Dr. Ko has authored numerous book chapters and published over 25 articles in peer-reviewed medical journals. She is a recipient of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award and is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society.
- American Academy Of Ophthalmology
- Iowa Academy of Ophthalmology
- American Association For Pediatric Ophthalmology And Strabismus
- American Medical Association
- Iowa Medical Society