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Johannes Koch, MD
Dr. Koch’s special interests include endoscopic ultrasound, gastrointestinal malignancies, esophageal disorders and clinical research.
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.
Education and Professional Achievements
Tulane University, New Orleans, 1987
Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 1990
Gastroenterology, University of California, San Francisco, 1992 Visiting Fellow, Ultrasound, Endoscopic Ultrasound and Therapeutic Endoscopy, University of Hamburg, Germany, 1992
Professional Activities and Awards
Dr. Koch received a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia University in New York.
Patient Ratings and Comments
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Really understanding and supportive of my concerns. Very caring nature.
Liked Dr. Koch, professional, very knowledgeable yet friendly.
I was referred by a family member and will do the same.
I felt that he though I wasn´t too smart and that I was talked down to. I will tell you it was not Dr. F_____.
Doctor Koch helped me a lot. He gave me answers to my questions - He is very great doctor.
He took time to listen & explain what I needed to do & why I was having pain.
Excellent! Dr. Koch has outstanding judgment. He kept me moving along as conditions warranted. I would highly recommend him and his team to anyone. And if there´s any doubt as to whether he´s "heard it all before," I can assure anyone he has now! Ability to keep a straight face? Well-trained!
Took time to explain things and answered every one of my questions. Doctor even personally left me a voice mail of my test results.
I had concerns about a test that was recommended by my primary care provider. Dr. Koch was very clear in answering those concerns. I now feel confident about having the test done.
Dr. Koch was very personable and made sure all my questions were answered.
He made time for me when I was having an episode.