Tien C. Ko, MD
Surgery – General
- Board Certification:
American Board of Surgery
University of California at Los Angeles, 1986
Loyola University Medical Center, 1991
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 1993
University of California, San Francisco, 1999
California native Dr. Tien Ko is doing exactly what he wants to do in life. “From my first rotation in surgery at UCLA, all I wanted to do was operate,” he says. Today, he is Chief of Surgery at Lyndon Baines Johnson General Hospital.
“This is the best job ever, and I wouldn’t change a thing. I like fixing people and making a difference and an impact using scientific experimentation. It’s a privilege.”
In his spare time, the father of triplet toddler boys skis and plays tennis. He gave up golf because it takes too long. “If you get one bad shot, you can never recover,” he explains.
His advice to others? “Do what you love to do. Not a lot of people are fortunate to do what they want to do, so if it’s in your power, make it happen.”
Sees Patients At
- UT Physicians General Surgery – Texas Medical Center
6410 Fannin Street, Suite 1400
Houston, TX 77030