Douglas D. Koch, M.D.
Dr. Koch graduated from Harvard Medical School and completed his residency training a Baylor College of Medicine and fellowship training in London, Los Angeles, and Seattle.
Dr. Koch is a professor of ophthalmology and holds the Allen, Mosbacher, and Law Chair in Ophthalmology. He has been a member of the Baylor faculty since 1982, and has been performing refractive surgery since that time. He is the author of more than 200 research articles and educational chapters. He is the Editor Emeritus of the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Past President of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the American Ophthalmological Society, and the International Intra-Ocular Implant Club. He has authored more than 200 articles and book chapters on the topics of cataract and refractive surgery. He has given more than 20 named lectures, including the Kelman, Binkhorst, and Barraquer lectures at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting; the Charles Kelman Innovators Lecture at the annual meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons; the Lans Lecture at the International Society of Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting, the Ronald G. Michels Memorial Lecture at Johns Hopkins University; the Jules Stein Lecture at UCLA; the Arthur Lim Lecture at the Asia-Pacific Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery; and the First Gold Medal Lecture at the Australian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery in Queensland, Australia. Dr. Koch has been named one of the “Best Doctors in America” in a survey of physicians. He has been named in every edition of the book America’s Top Doctors: The Nation’s Leading Medical Specialists. In a survey conducted by Ophthalmology Times, he was named one of the top 10 refractive surgeons in the United States.
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