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Dr. Thomas Koch, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery ·  Male · Age 62

Dr. Koch

Allentown Ear, Nose & Throat

1728 W Jonathan St Ste 100 Allentown, PA 18104

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(484) 884-1389


Dr. Thomas Koch, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Allentown, PA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.


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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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  • Practices at top hospital . Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Koch accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth
Amerihealth PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Keystone Health Plan East
Keystone Health Plan East HMO
Keystone Health Plan East POS
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare

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Dr. Koch's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Earwax Buildup
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Dr. Koch treats Earwax Buildup more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Koch treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Allergic Rhinitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Koch treats Allergic Rhinitis more than 99% of his peers

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

Allergic Reaction
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Koch treats Allergic Reaction more than 99% of his peers

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

Dr. Koch's conditions and procedures:

  • 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 Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Palate
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Cough
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Frenectomy
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Glossectomy
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperacusis
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perilymph Fistula (PLF)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wound Repair

Dr. Koch's Reviews

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Had a great appt with Dr. Koch today. He is truly what I would hope for when going for a doctors appt. A compassionate and very knowledgeable doctor who takes the extra time time to explain and deal with your medical needs. I really wish all doctors were like Dr Koch! Short wait times and never felt rushed. If you're in the Allentown area and need an ENT I would highly Dr. Koch.. Dr. Koch's staff is amazing too. Linda is a great Audiologist for too! Thanks for everything!
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Dr Koch is a highly recommended knowledgeable ENT specialist. Visits are always pleasant. The office is clean, the staff is very pleasant, and no long waits. Dr. Koch always makes me feel welcome and I never feel rushed out during a visit. The attention and great service is more than enough for me to travel 1 hour from where I live to the office.
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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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About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery

Education

1988
Dr Arena/Mercy Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1987
University MD Hospital
Residency Hospital
1982
Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
Medical School
1988
1987
1982

Languages

  • German
  • English

Awards

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74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)