Jennifer Hong Kuo, MD

Endocrine Surgery

Jennifer Hong Kuo, MD

Endocrine Surgery

Specialties: Cancer Care, Surgery, Endocrine SurgeryMore specialties
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161 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 829
New York, NY 10032
US

Additional Locations for Jennifer Hong Kuo, MD

  • CUMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

    161 Fort Washington Avenue
    Suite 829
    New York, NY 10032
    US
  • ColumbiaDoctors Tarrytown

    155 White Plains Road
    Tarrytown, NY 10591
    US

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About Jennifer Hong Kuo, MD


Dr. Jennifer H. Kuo is a board-certified surgeon-scientist nationally recognized for her expertise in the surgical treatment of thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal diseases. Dr. Kuo is an accomplished, high-volume surgeon in minimally invasive surgical techniques, including trans-oral thyroidectomy and robotic adrenalectomy. She is one of the leading international experts in ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation of thyroid nodules and spearheaded the new Interventional Endocrinology program at Columbia and co-directs the Thyroid Biopsy Program. Dr. Kuo also serves as Program Director of the Endocrine Surgery Fellowship Program and the Endocrine Surgery Research program. Her research foc...
Dr. Jennifer H. Kuo is a board-certified surgeon-scientist nationally recognized for her expertise in the surgical treatment of thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal diseases. Dr. Kuo is an accomplished, high-volume surgeon in minimally invasive surgical techniques, including trans-oral thyroidectomy and robotic adrenalectomy. She is one of the leading international experts in ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation of thyroid nodules and spearheaded the new Interventional Endocrinology program at Columbia and co-directs the Thyroid Biopsy Program. Dr. Kuo also serves as Program Director of the Endocrine Surgery Fellowship Program and the Endocrine Surgery Research program. Her research focuses on the use of predictive algorithms to improve and optimize care for endocrine patients, and is internationally recognized as a pioneer in the safe adoption of new technology in surgical care. She serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Surgical Research and VideoEndocrinology. Her commitment to excellent, innovative, and personalized care has been repeatedly recognized by Super Doctors and New York Magazine's Top Doctor Awards.

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Expertise

  • Adrenal and Pituitary Disease
  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Adrenal Disorder
  • Adrenal Gland Biopsy
  • Adrenal Gland Disorders
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Adrenal Mass
  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Adrenal Tumor
  • Alcohol Ablation of Thyroid Cyst
  • Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer (ATC)
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Cushing’s Syndrome
  • Disorder of Adrenal Gland
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Endocrine Tumor
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Graves’ Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer (MTC)
  • Men 1 (Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1)
  • Men 2 (Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2)
  • Metastasis to Adrenal Gland
  • Metastatic Thyroid Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyroid Surg
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyroid Surgery
  • Multinodular Goiter
  • Needle Thyroid Biopsy
  • Neuroendocrine Carcinoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumor
  • Overactive Thyroid
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Parathyroid Neoplasm
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Primary Aldosteronism
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Recurrent Thyroid Cancer
  • Surgery, Endocrine
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Biopsy
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Mass
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Thyroid Removal
  • Thyroid Rfa
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroid Tumor
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Total Thyroidectomy
  • Toxic Thyroid Nodule
  • Ultrasound Guidance For Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid

Education

  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: University of California Davis Medical Center

Titles & Positions

  • Associate Professor of Surgery at CUMC
  • Director, Endocrine Surgery Research Program
  • Director, Interventional Endocrinology Program
  • Program Director, Endocrine Surgery Fellowship Program
  • Surgical Director, Thyroid Biopsy Program

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

Awards & Honors

  • Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar (EWIMS), 2019
  • Kenneth A. Forde, MD Junior Faculty Award, 2019
  • Society of Asian Academic Surgeons-Association of Women Surgeons Visiting Professorship Award, 2020
  • Super Doctors Award, 2020
  • Super Doctors Rising Stars Award, 2016-2019
  • The Leading Physicians in the World: Top Endocrine Surgeon, 2018-19
  • Top Doctors Award, 2019

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