Dr. Koch is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and specializes in cosmetic surgery, breast surgery, and microsurgical reconstruction. He completed his plastic surgical training at the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles and also completed an additional year-long Fellowship in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery at the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.
Dr. Koch is a diplomate of the American College of Surgeons and is a member of many well-known professional societies including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Born in London, raised in Perthshire, Scotland, and transplanted to Southern California, Dr. Koch attended the University of California at Santa Barbara (BA 1989) and Hahnemann University School of Medicine (MD 1993). Prior to his training in plastic surgery at the UCLA Medical Center, he completed an Internship and Residency in General Surgery at the George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, DC as well as a Research Fellowship at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.
Dr. Koch has a strong belief in sharing his surgical skills and expertise overseas and has made numerous trips to Africa, Vietnam, South America, and the Philippines to provide plastic surgical care. He is also an avid bicycle rider and has a keen interest in the culinary arts.