Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Director, MGH Urology Regional Program
Dicken S. C. Ko, BSc, MD, FRCSC, FACS, is Director of Regional Urology for Massachusetts General Hospital, overseeing affiliates sites, integrating clinical practices, sharing academic and community practices, developing lean practice programs, and exploring regional growth opportunities. Before joining Department of Urology full-time in 2012, Dr. Ko worked at Massachusetts General Hospital as a multi-organ transplant surgeon in the Departments of Surgery and Pediatric Surgery where he was Surgical Director of the Renal Transplant Program that oversaw the growth and quality outcomes of the center for eight years. Dr. Ko earned a Bachelor&rsquos in Physiology/Biology from the University of British Columbia, a medical degree from Queen&rsquos University, and received training in hospital leadership from Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed his residency in urology at the University of British Columbia and fellowship in transplantation at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. Dr. Ko served on national committees and boards including the UNOS kidney and pancreas committee and continued to serve on Harvard Medical School committees as well as American Board of Urology where he is an examiner. His scholarly activities focus on tolerance models of transplantation, urologic outcomes research, and economics of transplantation. Dr. Ko has over 75 publications in peer-reviewed journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Urology, Transplantation, and American Journal of Transplantation. He was the 28th President of the Urological Society for Transplantation and Renal Surgery.
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