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Patient Reviews

3.5
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(9)
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Douglas Koch is Good. Dr. Koch has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.3
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Promptness 3.7
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Courteous Staff 3.7
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
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Bedside Manner 3.7
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Spends Time with Me 3.3
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Follows Up After Visit 3.7
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Douglas Koch, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 15 areas:
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant (Penetrating Keratoplasty)
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Transplantation
  • Edema
  • LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis)
  • Laser Eye Surgery (Photorefractive Keratectomy)
  • Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Radial Keratotomy (Refractive Surgical Procedure for Myopia)
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures
  • Vision Disorders
  • Vitrectomy

Education & Awards

Dr. Koch graduated from Harvard University , Boston. He has 10 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Astigmatism
Cataract
Corneal Diseases
LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis)
Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
Photorefractive Keratectomy
Radial Keratotomy (Refractive Surgical Procedure for Myopia)
Refractive Surgical Procedures
Vision Disorders
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)

Affiliations

Dr. Koch has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • The Methodist Hospital 
  • Ben Taub General Hospital 

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Douglas Donald Koch MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 34 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Douglas D. Koch practice?
Dr. Douglas Koch has 1 office location.
Dr. Douglas Koch practices Ophthalmology near Houston, TX.
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