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Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Ellen Koo, M.D.

General Information

Ellen  Koo, M.D.


  • Fax: 561-355-8600


  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Academic Title

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Video Introduction

Clinical Specialties

Cataracts and Intraocular Lens, Corneal and External Diseases, LASIK and Laser Vision Correction

Clinical Areas

Corneal Transplant Surgery

Research Interests

Fuchs Dystrophy


Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Norfolk, VA

Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Providence, RI

Corneal and External Diseases, Anterior Segment Surgery and Refractive Surgery Fellowship
Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Baltimore, MD

Practice Locations

  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at Palm Beach Gardens


Ellen Koo, M.D., is a faculty member of the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Dr. Koo received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Johns Hopkins University, and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Eastern Virginia Medical School. She completed an Ophthalmology Residency at the Brown University, where she served as Chief Resident, followed by fellowship training in Cornea/External Diseases, Anterior Segment Surgery and Refractive Surgery at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Koo’s clinical and research interests include cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, Fuchs Dystrophy and Keratoconus. She also has an interest in Global Ophthalmology and Cataract missions in the developing world. Dr. Koo is fluent in several languages, including English, Korean and Mandarin Chinese, and is available for consultation at Bascom Palmer’s Palm Beach Gardens location.