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Johannes Koch, MD
Johannes Koch, MD
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Departments
Digestive Disease Institute
Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Clinics, Maps and Directions
Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center
Virginia Mason Bellevue Medical Center

Phone(s)

Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 223-2319
Bellevue Medical Center  (425) 637-1855

Specialty
Gastroenterology

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine

Joined Virginia Mason - January 2010

Special Interest(s)
Dr. Koch’s special interests include endoscopic ultrasound, gastrointestinal malignancies, esophageal disorders and clinical research.

Education
Tulane University, New Orleans, 1987

Residency
Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 1990

Fellowships
Gastroenterology, University of California, San Francisco, 1992
Visiting Fellow, Ultrasound, Endoscopic Ultrasound and Therapeutic Endoscopy, University of Hamburg, Germany, 1992

Personal Information
When not at Virginia Mason, Dr. Koch can often be found on the pitch coaching soccer. He shares his love of travel, sports and the outdoors with his wife and three children.

On Patients
“I strive to provide excellent and empathic care while navigating the complexities inherent in the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders.”

On Specialty
“I am engaged in clinical research and the development of emerging endoscopic techniques with the hope of finding ever better and more effective treatment options.”

On Virginia Mason
“I am delighted to join the outstanding gastroenterologists and clinicians at Virginia Mason. Together we are committed to providing the best possible care for our patients.”

Professional Activities and Awards
Dr. Koch received a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia University in New York.

Curriculum Vitae
Johannes Koch, MD - Curriculum Vitae