Narae Ko, M.D.

Dr. Narae Ko is available for appointments in Cambridge and Boston.


Dr. Narae Ko is an Assistant Professor at Tufts University of School of Medicine and a board-certified ophthalmologist at the New England Eye Center. She graduated from Amherst College with summa cum laude in chemistry and received her medical degree from Yale School of Medicine.

She completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Washington in Seattle followed by a fellowship in Cornea, Refractive, and External Disease at Duke Eye Center.

Dr. Ko specializes in cataract surgery, refractive surgeries including LASIK and PRK, and medical and surgical management of diseases of the cornea and external eye. She offers femtosecond laser technology and premium lens cataract surgeries to help eliminate the need for glasses.

In addition, she has a special interest in complex corneal surgeries, including corneal transplants, repair of dislocated intraocular lenses, and anterior segment reconstruction. Dr. Ko enjoys teaching residents and fellows and is actively involved in their training. She staffs residents in the Comprehensive Ophthalmology Service.

She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Cornea Society, and New England Ophthalmology Society.

Narae Ko, MD is a member of the New England Eye Center’s Cornea, External Disease, and Cataract Service. Board-certified in Ophthalmology, Dr. Ko is a graduate of Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Ko’s clinical interests include Cataract Surgery including complex and premium laser surgeries, cornea transplants, intraocular lenses, ocular surface tumors, Pterygia, and refractive surgery including LASIK and PRK.

She will see patients at the New England Eye Center at Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, and at our office in Cambridge, MA.


Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery, Duke Eye Center


Ophthalmology, University of Washington


Preliminary Medicine Internship, Pennsylvania Hospital

Medical School

Yale School of Medicine

Academic Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Tufts University School of Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology

Contact Information

Boston: 617-636-9098
Cambridge: 617-876-3660

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