Dr. Min Ku was born in Seoul Korea and was raised in the greater Philadelphia area. She attended high school locally at Moorestown Friends School and attended University of Pennsylvania where she received her undergraduate degree. She earned her medical degree at Penn State College of Medicine, completed a residency in internal medicine at Hershey Medical Center and completed a fellowship in allergy and immunology at Long Island College Hospital. She has been in practice since 2004. She is on staff at Cooper Hospital, Virtua Hospital and Holy Redeemer Hospital. She is a member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology and the Pennsylvania Allergy and Asthma Association. She has been named a Top Doc in Allergy & Immunology by SJ Magazine on numerous occasions.
Dr. Ku currently lives in Penn Valley, PA and is the mother of two children. She is an active member of City Church in West Philadelphia and has volunteered on several occasions in underdeveloped countries including Guatemala, El Salvador and Paraguay. She enjoys exercising, gardening and spending time with her family.
AREAS OF INTEREST
Dr. Ku’s areas of interest includes particular interest in allergic contact dermatitis and specializes in extensive patch testing, along with interest in allergic and non-allergic disorders of the nose, asthma, chronic cough and hives. She is fluent in Spanish and Korean. Dr Ku accepts both adults and pediatric patients over the age of 18 months. She has hours in our Haddonfield and Voorhees, NJ offices and our Willow Grove, PA office.
Dr. Ku attends national meetings on a yearly basis and has contributed to multiple publications:
Ku, M.J., Prifti, N., Silverman, B.A., Ying, W., Persad, Y., Schneider, A.T.: The Prevalence of Migraine Headaches in Patients with Allergic Rhinitis. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 97 (2):226-30, August 2006.
Silverman, B., Ku, M.J., Kapur, P., Schneider, A.T.: Monoclonal Gammopathy in Association with Allergic Disorders of the Skin and Respiratory Tract. Allergy & Asthma Proceedings V27,No 2, March/April 2006.
Ku, M.J., Rao, Y.A.K, Silverman, B.A., Schneider, A.T.: Unusually Persistent Rhinorrhea in a Patient with Allergic Rhinitis. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 93 (1): 23-8, July 2004.
Ku, M.J., Kim, N., Cogen, F.C.: Anaphylaxis to Fungus Derived Protease (FDP) in a Patient with Papaya Allergy. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 105 (5), Supplement 1, Poster # 163, pA72, 2010.
Cogen, F.C., Ku, M., Japko, L.: Allergic Bronchopulmonary Curvulariosis (ABPCU) with Lung Histopathology. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 105 (5), Supplement 1, Poster#126, pA62, 2010.
Ku, M.J., Kim, N., Peterman, H.R..: A Challenging Case of Chronic Cough. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 105 (5), Supplement 1, Poster #162, pA72, 2010.
Ku, M.J., Ravikumar, R.: A Case of Acute Myelogenous Leukemia Presenting with Angioedema. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 102 (1), Supplement 1, Poster #371, pA123, 2009.
Ku, M.J., Lachant, N.A.: Tolerance of Fondaparinux in a Patient with History of Immediate Hypersensitivity to Enoxaparin. Annals of Allergy Asthma & Immunology 100 (1), Supplement 1, Poster #43, pA66, 2008.
Cogen, F.C., Ku, M.J., Shah, A.: Delayed Pressure Urticaria Following Valsartan Therapy. Annals Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 100 (1) Supplement 1, Poster #161, pA66, 2008.
Ku, M.J., Prifti, N., Silverman, B.A., Ying, W., Schneider, A.T.: The Prevalence of Migraine Headaches in Patients with Allergic Rhinitis. The Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology 115 (2) Supplement 2, Poster #786, pS197, February 2005.
Ku, M.J., Berman, M.I., Silverman, B.A., Schneider, A.T.: Unusually Persistent Productive Cough in an Asthmatic Patient. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 94 (1), Poster #137, p161, 2005.
Ku, M.J., Silverman, B.A., Kapur, P., Schneider, A.T.: Monoclonal Gammopathy (MG) in Patients with Angioedema, Urticaria, Respiratory Allergies, and Other Dermatologic Manifestation. Supplemental to Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 113 (2), Poster #427, pS132, 2004.
Ku, M.J., Smith, P., Silverman, B.A., Schneider, A.T.: A Case of Worsening Asthma. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 92 (1), Poster #119, p155, 2004.
Khadavi, A., Bergman, M., Ku, M.J., Silverman, B.A., Schneider, A.T.: Angioedema in a Patient with Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung. Annals of Allergy & Immunology 92 (1), Poster #128, p158, 2004.
Ku, M.J., Atos, S., Rao, Y.A.K., Silverman, B.A.: A Case of CSF Leak Causing Asthma Exacerbation. Allergy & Clinical Immunology International – Journal of World Allergy Organization, Abstracts of the World Allergy Organization Congress-XVIII ICACI Supplement No. 1, P-8-43, p113, 2003.
Ku, M.J., Atos, S., Rao, Y.A.K., Silverman, B.A., Schneider, A.T.: A Diagnostic Challenge: CSF Rhinorrhea, Allergic Rhinitis or Both? A Case Report. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 90 (1), Poster #74, p135, 2003.
Graybeal, J.M., Kang, M.J. (KU), Russell, G.B., Keifer, J.: A Graded, Quantitative Reflection of the All-or-None Qualitative MAC Determination. Anesthesiology V87, No 3A (A332), 1997.
Recalde, S., Cohen, M.F., Park, S.M.J., Kang, M.J. (KU), Lo, C.W.: Cx43 Expression in WNT-1 Null Mutant Embryos. Molecular Biology of the Cell V4:373a (2160), 1993.