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Specialties & Research
Dr. Lear Koch, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).
Education & Awards
Dr. Koch graduated from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.
Dr. Koch has 4 hospital affiliations:
- Mercy Hospital/Scranton
- Community Medical Center/Scranton
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Koch accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- United Healthcare - 15 plans
- Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield - 6 plans
- Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania - 10 plans
- Humana - 6 plans
- Cigna - 3 plans
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- Where does Dr. Lear Koch practice?
Dr. Lear Koch practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Scranton, PA.
See Scranton Surgeons.