Belinda Y. Ko, MD, is a board-certified Family Medicine physician and 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 magma cum laude from UCSB and at Penn State College of Medicine she started two new community service clubs. She spent a month in Nepal as a medical volunteer and learned medical Spanish in Costa Rica. She came back to California for her residency at UCLA and her fellowship at Harbor-UCLA.
Dr. Ko strives to treat patients or 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 to improve their quality of life. You don’t have to be an athlete to see her, she strives to help anyone with musculoskeletal pain.
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine 2001
UCLA Medical Center, 2002
UCLA Medical Center 2004
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center 2005
American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine