Dr. Robert Koch, MD

Dr. Robert Koch, MD

Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Robert Koch, MD is an advanced heart failure & transplant cardiology specialist in Gurnee, IL and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine / Midwestern University in 1990 and specializes in advanced heart failure & transplant cardiology, cardiology, and more.

35 Tower Ct Ste F

Gurnee, IL 60031

Contact Information

(847) 360-8440

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Koch's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hypotension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Koch treats Hypotension more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Koch treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chronic Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Koch treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Koch treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Koch treats Heart Disease more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Koch treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Koch's conditions and procedures:

Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Autonomic Disorders
Autonomic Dysreflexia
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Dizziness
Echocardiography
Edema
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Valve Diseases
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Pericardial Effusion
Pericarditis
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Shortness of Breath
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Care Philosophy

Careful analysis of symptoms and physical signs with a Wholistic attitude toward the body's innate ability to heal itself. I believe in a patient-centered approach to health using technology and procedures as an adjunct to assertive medication the...

Specialties

  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Lipidology

Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 1996
    Luth Genl Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1996
  • 1993
    Loyola University Chicago
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1991
    Loyola University Stritch School Med
    Internship Hospital
    1991
  • 1990
    Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine / Midwestern University
    Medical School
    1990
  • 1985
    Loyola University Chicago
    Undergraduate School
    1985

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Cardiac Physiology Research Award, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1988

Media & Publications

  • Metabolic Actions of Vanadate in Streptozotocin- Diabetic Rats.,
  • Value of ECG-Gated SPECT Imaging in Emergency Department Chest Pain Patients for Prediction of Cardiac Events. RJ Koch, PJ Peller, DH Cooke, JB Lakier. Abstract. Circulation Oct. 1996. Presented at American Heart Association, Scientific Sessions, 1996.,
  • Effects of Vanadate on in-vivo Myocardial Reactivity to Dobutamine in Streptozotocin-Diabetic Rats. RJ Koch, SJ Kopp, Ph.D. CCOM Research Award, 1987.,
  • Advocate Condell cardiologist recognizes Heart Health Month, 2/2/2011

Dr. Koch's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Koch

4.3

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
79.3103448275862%
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4 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
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3 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
13.793103448275861%
(4)

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Dr. Koch saw me in the ER and knew exactly what the problem was. All procedures were flawless. The only thing I am confused with is why he told me prior to discharge to give his office the documentation I need for my disability placard (and to hold my fitness center membership). I was then told...Read More
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Dr. Koch solved my breathing problem now I can walk up stairs with no chest heavy ache. Confident doctor he makes you feel trust and he cares.
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Even though I was the youngest of all his patients (26) he saw me and listened to my concerns, made sure my test results checked out. I was recommended to see a cardiologist due to heart palpitations and a possible stroke. Dr. Koch is an excellent doctor and one I know I will be going to see again...Read More
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Dr. Koch spent the time with me to review all the records I brought and to listen to my worries. He ended up finding the diagnosis of my problems that other MDs just did'nt seem to get. I can now ride my bike again and breath good with no pressure in my chest. He changed a few prescriptions that...Read More
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Poor follow up. Lack of knowledge. Actually asked me to remind him to call in s prescription.
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