Douglas Donald Koch, M.D.

Professor and Allen, Mosbacher, and Law Chair in Ophthalmology
Baylor College of Medicine

Douglas Donald Koch, M.D. Photo

Position

Professor and Allen, Mosbacher, and Law Chair in Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX US

Addresses

Neurosensory Center (Work)
Room: NEUR-C207
Mail Stop: NC205
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
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Jamail Specialty Care Center - Alkek Eye Center (Clinic)
1977 Butler Blvd.
Alkek Eye Center
2nd floor
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-6100
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Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education

  • MD from Harvard Medical School
    06/1977 - Boston, Massachusetts United States

    Alpha Omega Alpha

  • Graduate Certificate at Rice University
    04/2010 - Houston, Texas

    Medical and health care management

  • Fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital
    10/1981 - London, England United Kingdom

    Cornea and Anterior Segment Surgery

  • Fellowship at Baylor College Of Medicine Affiliate Hospitals
    06/1981 - Houston, Texas United States

    Anterior segment surgery

  • Residency at Baylor College Of Medicine Affiliate Hospitals
    04/1981 - Houston, Texas United States

    Ophthalmology Chief Resident

  • Internship at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital
    06/1978 - Houston, Texas United States

    Internal Medicine

  • AB from Amherst College
    01/1973 - Amherst, Massachusetts United States

    Independent study: Summa cum laude

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Gender

  • Male

Professional Statement

My work focuses on improving the outcomes of cataract surgery and refractive surgery procedures such as LASIK and PRK. It involves all aspects: careful measurement, individualized selection of the appropriate options for each patient, meticulous surgery, prevention of complications, and maximizing the final vision. I also specialize in the management of complex conditions including cataract and intraocular lens problems, iris repair and replacement, and management of LASIK and PRK problems. I conduct research and teach physicians around the world in these areas.

Professional Interests

  • Cataract and intraocular lens surgery

  • Managing complications of cataract and intraocular lens surgery

  • LASIK, PRK, and other refractive surgical procedures

  • Visian ICL surgery

  • Laser cataract surgery

  • Refractive lens exchange

  • Iris surgical repair