Laura Matsen Ko, MDBoard Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Hip & Knee Joint Reconstruction

Laura Matsen Ko, MD

Laura Matsen Ko, MD

Dr. Laura Matsen Ko is an orthopedic surgeon in Seattle, Washington who is passionate about providing the best possible care for each individual patient. She has advanced fellowship training on the latest treatment options and surgical techniques. This site is intended to share her knowledge and experience so that patients, families, and other healthcare providers can become more proactive about navigating their musculoskeletal care.

Dr. Matsen Ko is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with specialized training in the treatment of hip and knee arthritic disorders. She strives to give each of her patients highly personalized treatment, just as she would want for a member of her own family. She has two years of advanced training in total hip replacement, total knee replacement, revision total hip and knee replacement and fracture care.

Dr. Matsen Ko was born and raised in Seattle. In her free time, she enjoys outdoors with her extended family and Seattle friends. She particularly likes running, cycling, mountain climbing and backcountry skiing.


  • Undergraduate: Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
  • Medical School: Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland, OR
  • Residency: Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland, OR
  • Fellowships: Adult Reconstruction and Trauma, Providence St. Vincent, Portland, OR and Adult Reconstruction at The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA