Dr. Danette Ko received her medical doctorate from the University of Florida College of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at the University of Utah. After residency, she worked as an academic hospitalist for two years at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. She then completed her subspecialty fellowship training in Rheumatology at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. After fellowship, she was a clinical instructor at University of Illinois in Chicago where she was involved in teaching medical students, residents and fellows.
Dr. Ko is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. Her clinical focus includes the diagnosis and management of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, inflammatory myopathies, lupus and vasculitis. She is also trained in musculoskeletal ultrasound and a member of the American College of Rheumatology. Dr. Ko believes in shared decision-making and engaging patients to develop an individualized treatment plan.
In her free time, Dr. Ko enjoys hiking, reading non-fiction and learning about photography and architecture.