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Dr. Sam Koo, MD

Hand Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional statement

Sam B. H. Koo, M.D., joined Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in August of 2013 after relocating from Macon Georgia. Although relocated, Dr. Koo is no stranger to the tristate area. In 2011 he completed a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center in Indianapolis. His current practice focus is the comprehensive treatment of the upper extremity including fractures, tendonitis, arthritis, and nerve and tendon injuries from the shoulder to the fingers. He sees patients at multiple Beacon locations, both in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Hand Surgeon

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Atlanta Medical Center, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center, Fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Medical School - Mercer University, Doctor of Medicine

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1396911087

Office locations

Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

6480 Harrison Ave

Cincinnati, OH 45247

Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

463 Ohio Pike

Cincinnati, OH 45255

Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

600 Rodeo Dr.

Erlanger, KY 41018

Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

500 E Business Way

Cincinnati, OH 45241

Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

605 Wilson Creek Rd

Lawrenceburg, IN 47025

Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

2835 Miami Village Dr

Miamisburg, OH 45342

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Dr Koo was very knowledgeable and thoroughly explained his assessment and provided helpful information to use as a reference and post appointment treatment. I would highly recommend Dr. Koo.
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True professional.
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Doctor Koo and his staff were all extremely welcoming, kind and attentive. I highly recommend Dr. Koo, and believe me, I've seen enough specialists to know when I'm in the presence of a great one. I have never left a publicreview for anyone or anything, that's the level of how great the experience was. Just go there. Period.
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Everyone was friendly and helpful. I wasn’t rushed but was in and out in a very reasonable timeframe.
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Very informative, personable, instills confidence
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Everyone was so nice and genuine. Dr. Koo was straight forward and caring. It was a great experience.
Less than 3 months ago
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Staff is very friendly and efficient. Wait time is minimal. Dr. Koo is so kind and warm; excellent "bedside manner". I highly recommend this doctor and Beacon Orthopedics.
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He’s very personable and patient. All staff was very helpful and friendly.
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Office was very efficient and very punctual. X-ray technician was outstanding, as was Dr. Koo's Medical Assistant. Dr. Koo was very professional, empathetic, and explained my options and answered my questions.
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I HAVE BEEN SEEING DR. KOO FOR SEVERAL MONTHS NOW AND HAVE APPRECIATED HOW PROFESSIONAL HE IS AND HOW HE REALLY CARES ABOUT GETTING ME BETTER.
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Dr. Koo is very personable and eager to answer any questions or concerns.
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Excellent personable and thorough
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Dr. Koo is excellent. He takes time to listen to your concerns & answer any questions you have regarding your care.
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Very friendly knowledgeable doctor .great work!
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Loved it... even the cortisone shot :)
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I’ve seen him before. He is top notch!
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All of the staff at Dr. Koo's office were friendly and efficient. We were seen at our appointment time, maybe a little early. Dr. Koo spent quite a bit of time with us to understand where our daughter was with herinjury and PT, and to recommend the best treatment path. He answered all questions that we had.
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Great vary help full
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He was very kind and let me know what I needed to know to proceed.
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I liked Dr. Koo a lot. He was very nice and knew exactly what was going on with me.
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Friendly helpful staff. Dr Koo was knowledgable, friendly and addressed my concern professionally.
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OUTSTANDING physician and wonderful assistant. He is simply the best doctor with excellent care for his patients. His assistant is the nicest young woman who is an excellent addition to his staff!
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Friendly and polite. Thoroughly addressed my issue.
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He is very very good . Explains everything as he works on you. So was his assistant.
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Dr Koo was a professional individual and his staff is awesome
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Dr. Sam Koo MD is very professional and kind and courteoushe took care of me and also took care of my wife in the same appointment not very many Drs would do this. Thanks Dr Koo
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Might have been the most efficient Dr. visit in my recollection. I was admitted, triaged, x-rayed, examined, treated and released in less than 45 minutes. All that but I did not ever feel rushed. Just efficiency in action.
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Dr. Koo and staff are very professional and caring.
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I am impressed with this office! They have a very friendly staff and Dr. Koo has a great bedside manner, is very knowledgeable and takes the time to answer your questions. The fact that there is a Beacon Orthopedic so close to home, is a great bonus for me.
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He is very kind and knowledgeable. Appreciate his help.
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Very impressed. Dr Koo spent the time with me, answered all of my questions, and did not seem rushed. I was seen before my appointment time and was finished up. Very quickly.
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PROFRESSIONAL
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I have been seeing Dr KOO for over a year. I drive 2.5 to 3 hours to see him rather than using an ortho in my area. I had a bad experience in my area with Rotator cuff surgery. I hadlost all use of my arm and a year off work due to a botched surgery and after care by my first ortho. I saw Dr KOO and he scheduled surgery to repair and within less than 3 months, I was back to work and did regain most range of motion of my arm. Now, I have injured opposite shoulder and drove 450 miles to see Dr. KOO. I will never trust any other ortho with any joint problem that I ever have.
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He was very great and explained the diagnosis where I could understand and explained all options for treatment
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I have seen Dr. Koo before and would absolutely recommend him. I was in and out in 30 minutes and that included x-rays.
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Love that they were on time for my appointment and were able xray on the spot.
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Very professional and quick once arriving! Would definitely recommend to other patients look for a great ortho office!
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Dr. Koo explained everything and answered all of my questions.
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My office visit was a pleasant time with the outcome I was hoping for to help alleviate my painful situation. I was scheduled for surgery quickly and efficiently. questions and answers were specific and helpful. this will be my second procedurewith Dr. Koo and I would highly recommend him to anyone who asked.
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Dr. Koo is personable, knowledgeable and efficient. The treatment of my injury is going great and I feel confident that I will be as good as new in no time.
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Was a great visit. Beacon orthopedic doctors are the best.
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Dr. Koo listened to my concerns and answered all of my many questions.
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Seen right away. Very nice office staff. Dr. Koo was very personable and matter-of-fact, very enjoyable to meet!
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Nice guy, quick appointment, diagnosed right away, easy to talk to about next steps.
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They took me almost immediately. Dr. Koo was very nice and professional and gave me Manu options for my care and helped me decide what was best for me.
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Dr.Koo was good explaining about my symptoms.
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As soon as I completed the paperwork, I was called back to see the doctor. After x-rays, no waiting in between, the doctor quickly came in, examined my hand and developed a plan. I had two other providers tell me thatI would need surgery but Dr. Kooks hopeful that after several weeks in a cast surgery will not be necessary. That was music to my ears. I was fitted for a cast and back on the road home in no time. The cast was heated up and molded to fit my hand perfectly. It almost looks like a scuba sleeve. Very lightweight, thin, and best of all, it can get wet! I had a great experience. Thank you!
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One of the better visits to a doctor iPad
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WALKED OUT FEELING THAT I'M ON TRACK WITH MY HEALING AND CONTINUATION OF THERAPY.
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I was able to get an appointment with Dr. Koo the day after I first called his office. It was great to not have a long wait while I was in pain.
More than 1 year ago
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