Dr. Thomas J. Koch, MD

Dr. Thomas J. Koch, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery | Male | 59 years old

As an Otolaryngologist I believe in giving each and every patient the time they need...Read more

Allentown Ear, Nose & Throat
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      5 based on 16 responses
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      Experience with Dr. Koch
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (16)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Koch's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (15)
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      I met dr. Koch for the first time yesterday. After researching him and finding he had five stars across the board, I felt this was the man I needed to see. I have some very serious issues and he addressed every one of them with me. He explain things in detail, was very kind and compassionate and went beyond the scope of his specialty. My health history is a bit complicated and I recommend him highly to anyone he was having any type of an ENT issue.
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      Specialties

      • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Otolaryngology

      Conditions Treated

      • Abscess
      • Acoustic Neuroma
      • Acute Laryngitis
      • Acute Sinusitis
      • Acute Tonsillitis
      • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Allergic Reaction
      • Allergic Rhinitis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Broken Nose
      • Cancer
      • Cholesteatoma
      • Chronic Laryngitis
      • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
      • Chronic Sinusitis
      • Chronic Tonsillitis
      • Conductive Hearing Loss
      • Cough
      • Craniopharyngioma
      • Deafness
      • Deviated Septum
      • Dizziness
      • Dysphagia
      • Ear Ache
      • Ear Disorders
      • Ear Infection
      • Earwax Buildup
      • Enlarged Turbinates
      • ENT Cancer
      • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
      • Facial Fracture
      • Fracture
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Geographic Tongue
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
      • Headache
      • Hearing Loss
      • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
      • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
      • Labyrinthitis
      • Laryngeal Cancer
      • Laryngitis
      • Larynx Conditions
      • Leukoplakia
      • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
      • Meniere's Disease
      • Nasal Obstruction
      • Nasal Polyp
      • Nosebleed
      • Oral Cancer
      • Otitis Media
      • Otosclerosis
      • Outer Ear Infection
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
      • Perforated Eardrum
      • Peritonsillar Abscess
      • Postnasal Drip
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Salivary Gland Cancer
      • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
      • Sinus Disorders
      • Sinusitis
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Snoring
      • Swimmer's Ear
      • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
      • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
      • Throat Pain
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Thyroid Disease
      • Tinnitus
      • TMJ
      • Tongue Cancer
      • Tongue-Tie
      • Tonsil Cancer
      • Tonsillitis
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Vertigo
      • Vocal Cord Nodule
      • Vocal Cord Paralysis
      • Vocal Cord Polyp

      Procedures Performed

      • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
      • Ear Surgery
      • Ear Tube Placement
      • ENT Surgery
      • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
      • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
      • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
      • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
      • Frenectomy
      • Glossectomy
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
      • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
      • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
      • Lip, Excision or Resection
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Sinus Surgery
      • Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Thyroidectomy
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Tonsillectomy
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
      • Wound Repair

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1982

      • Residency Hospital
        University MD Hospital

        Completed in 1987

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Dr Arena/Mercy Hospital

        Completed in 1988

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      • Media & Publications

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • German
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      Dr. Koch's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
      • Board certified in Otolaryngology
      • Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Koch's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Koch

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Koch's Care Philosophy

      As an Otolaryngologist I believe in giving each and every patient the time they need to discuss and treat their medical problems. My office offers the most up to date treatments of ear, nose and throat problems.