Jennifer Hong Kuo, MD

Jennifer Hong Kuo, MD Specialties: Surgery, Cancer Care, Endocrine Surgery

Jennifer Hong Kuo, MD
Specialties: Surgery, Cancer Care, Endocrine Surgery
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ColumbiaDoctors - Tarrytown
155 White Plains Road
Tarrytown, NY 10591
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    161 Fort Washington Avenue
    Suite 829
    New York, NY 10032
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    55 Palmer Avenue
    Bronxville, NY 10708

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  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem/GHI
  • Emblem/Hip
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Local 1199
  • Magnacare (National)
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • RiverSpring
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • WellCare

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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. 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 serves on the Editorial Board for The World Journal of Surgery 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.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • 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 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 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

  • 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


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

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

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