Samuel Ko, MD, Emergency Medicine, Palm Springs, CA

SamuelHongkiKoMDMBA, FACEP

Emergency MedicinePalm Springs, CA

Founder - Reset Ketamine

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  • Reset Ketamine: First Ketamine Infusion Clinic in Palm Springs, CA

    Our mission is to treat Depression, PTSD, Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Chronic Pain using ketamine infusions.

Skills & Expertise

  • Global health, Ultrasonography, Health technology/informatics, Leadership, Healthcare social media, Entrepeneurship, Ketamine, Cerebrovascular disease

Education & Training

  • Loma Linda University
    Loma Linda UniversityResidency
  • Loma Linda University
    Loma Linda UniversityInternship
  • Simon Graduate School of Business, University of RochesterOtherTraining
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and DentistryMedicalSchool
  • Seattle UniversityOtherTraining

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2009 - 2021
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine Emergency Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • EMREF Research Grant Cardiac index Using Standard Transthoracic Echo (CaUSE) in ED, 2011
  • Emergency Medicine Program Director's Administrative Award 2009
  • Eric C. Vance Fellowship Simon School of Business (2006-2008), 2008
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Top 10 Must Have iPhone Apps for Emergency Physicians.  
    Ko S, CAL/ACEP Lifeline
  • Have You Considered the Advocacy Fellowship?  
    Ko S., Foley, M, CAL/ACEP Lifeline
  • Finding Happiness in the Emergency Department.  
    Ko S, CAL/ACEP Lifeline
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  • Ketamine: A New Way To Change Your Mind 
    Michael’s House Treatment Center, Palm Springs, CA - 8/15/2018
  • Ketamine: The Swiss Army Knife of Medicine 
    Riverside EMS/CAL Fire - Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center - 7/24/2018
  • Ketamine: New Ways to Use an Old Drug 
    Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA - 12/20/2017


Authored Content

  • How Do Ketamine Infusions Help FibromyalgiaJune 2019

Press Mentions

  • More Than Just a Trip: Why Does Ketamine Work for Depression When Nothing Else Does?
  • Teaching an Old Drug New Tricks: Ketamine and DepressionJanuary 29, 2019
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  • Member, Peer Review Committee - San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital 2016 - 2016
  • Member, Utilization Review Committee - Parkview Community Hospital 2014 - 2016
  • Member, AAEM Social Media Committee 2012 - 2016

Professional Memberships