Dr. Thomas Koch, MD

Ear, Nose, and ThroatMaleAge 64

Dr. Thomas Koch, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Allentown, PA and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Koch has more experience with Otologic Conditions & Procedures than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine medical school in 1982. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Lehigh Valley Hospital - 17th Street and Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Koch to book an appointment.

Dr. Koch

Allentown Ear, Nose & Throat

1728 W Jonathan St Ste 100 Allentown, PA 18104
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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  • Explained conditions well (18)
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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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Rob D. in elverson, Pa – Jun 23, 2017
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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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White Haven, PA – May 08, 2017
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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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Wendy in East Stroudsburg, PA – Apr 05, 2016
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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...Read more


  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery


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


  • English
  • German


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Does Dr. Thomas Koch, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Koch has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

What are Dr. Thomas Koch, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Koch frequently treats Otologic Conditions & Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Koch specializes.

Where is Dr. Thomas Koch, MD's office located?

Dr. Koch's office is located at 1728 W Jonathan St Ste 100, Allentown, PA 18104. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Koch

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Koch treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Koch treats other conditions, please contact the office at (484) 884-1389.

Otologic Conditions & Procedures

Otolgic care is s subspecialty of otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) that focuses on symptoms and conditions of the ear, including hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness and infections.Compare with other Otologic Conditions & Procedures specialists.

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Outer Ear Infection
Malignant Otitis Externa
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Dr. Koch's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anosmia
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Broken Nose
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Cancer
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • 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
  • Facial Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Glossectomy
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • 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
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Loss of Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • 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
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Snoring
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • 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
  • Wheezing

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(484) 884-1389

Dr. Koch accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth PPO
Personal Choice PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Group Plan PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Keystone Health Plan East
Keystone Health Plan East HMO
Keystone Health Plan East POS
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare


Allentown Ear, Nose & Throat

Allentown1728 W Jonathan St Ste 100 Allentown, PA 18104

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Koch is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Lehigh Valley Hospital - 17th Street

Allentown, PA

Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest

Allentown, PA

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

25 Awards Received

Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg

Bethlehem, PA

Sacred Heart Hospital

Allentown, PA

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

2 Awards Received

St. Luke's Hospital - Allentown Campus

Allentown, PA
29 Awards Received

St. Luke's Hospital - Anderson Campus

Easton, PA

84% Patient experience rating, 15% higher than the national average

14 Awards Received

St. Luke's Hospital - Bethlehem Campus

Bethlehem, PA

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

30 Awards Received

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