Dr. Douglas Koch, MD

Dr. Douglas Koch, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Douglas Koch, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1977 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1977 Butler Blvd

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 90% of peers
Senile Cataracts
more than 90% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Koch does not have any board certifications listed.

21  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Eye Cancer
  • Farsightedness
  • Headache
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Presbyopia
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Wrong Power Intraocular Lens

18  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Keratomileusis
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Amherst College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • St Lukes Episcopal Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Koch has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Koch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Koch's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Koch to family and friends
17 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Koch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Koch is the best! I had a very, very difficult case of cataracts and my procedures were flawless. He is worth the wait.
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I never write reviews so this is my first. I'm writing because I was so impressed with my surgery and care from Dr. Koch and Dr. Houser. I can imagine that seeing patients and doing surgery day after day becomes routine. However, being a patient, this could be the first time seeing a doctor and...more
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Great doctor perfect surgeon better person accommodating staff
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Very impatient and rude
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Dr. Koch is warm and knowledgeable, as well as wise and practical. I would highly recommend him and his office. He has an efficient office operation with very nice staff and was worth waiting for. I went to him for a second opinion, and he saved me thousands of dollars for my two cataract...more
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