Dr. Douglas D. Koch MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Douglas Koch is an ophthalmologist in Houston, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ben Taub General Hospital and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Koch accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 18 doctors at Ben Taub General Hospital and one of 32 at Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliation

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Texas Children's Hospital

The Methodist Hospital
Ranked #13 in Ophthalmology

Ben Taub General Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1977 - 1978

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1978 - 1981

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

ASCRS Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery
2013 4 19

Correcting astigmatism with toric intraocular lenses: Effect of posterior corneal astigmatism.
Koch, D. D.,Jenkins, R. B.,Weikert, M. P.,Yeu, E.,Wang, L.

Expanding the Cone Location and Magnitude Index to Include Corneal Thickness and Posterior Surface Information for the Detection of Keratoconus.
Mahmoud, A. M.,Nuñez, M. X.,Blanco, C.,Koch, D. D.,Wang, L.,Weikert, M. P.,Frueh, B. E.,Tappeiner, C.,Twa, M. D.,Roberts, C. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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