R. Michael Koch, MD


Trinity College Glenalmond – Perthshire, Scotland
Oxford and Cambridge O Level Certificates

University of California at Santa Barbara – Santa Barbara, CA
Bachelor of Arts – Biological Sciences, May 1989

Hahnemann University School of Medicine – Philadelphia, PA
Doctor of Medicine, May 1993

Post–Doctoral Training

Intern, General Surgery
The George Washington University Medical Center – Washington, DC
July 1993 – June 1994
Program Director: Bruce A. Orkin, M.D.

Resident, General Surgery
The George Washington University Medical Center – Washington, DC
July 1994 – June 1999
Chairman: Joseph M. Giordano, M.D.
Program Director: Paul Lin, M.D.

Research Fellow
Laboratory of Chemoprevention
National Cancer Institute, N.I.H. – Bethesda, MD
July 1996 – June 1997
Principal Investigator/Supervisor: Anita B. Roberts, Ph.D.

Resident, Plastic Surgery
UCLA Medical Center – Los Angeles, CA
July 1999 – June 2001
Chief: William W. Shaw, M.D.
Fellow, Aesthetic Surgery
Lenox Hill Hospital – New York, NY
July 2001 – June 2002
Chief: Norman H. Schulman, M.D.

Medical Licensure

ATLS certified, 1994.

State of Maryland Board of Medicine, 1996.

District of Columbia Board of Medicine, 1997.

State of California Board of Medicine, 1999.

New York State Medical Board, 2001

ACLS recertified, 2003.


American Board of Plastic Surgery – Diplomate
ABPS Candidate 108010

National Board of Medical Examiners – Diplomate

American College of Surgeons – Fellow
October, 2007

Professional Societies

  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Aesthetic Surgery
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • New York Academy of Science
  • Surgical Society of the New York Medical College


Partner – New York Group for Plastic Surgery
Tarrytown, NY
July 2006 – Present

Assistant Professor of Surgery – New York Medical College

Chief – Microsurgery and Replantation Service
Division of Plastic Surgery, Westchester Medical Center
Valhalla, NY
July 2003 – Present

Attending Physician – Division of Plastic Surgery/Private Practice
Washington Hospital Center
Washington Cancer Center
Metropolitan Institute for Plastic Surgery
Washington, DC

Attending Physician – Emergency Medicine, Montgomery General Hospital
Olney, MD
1998 – 1999

Surgical House Officer – Suburban Hospital
Bethesda, MD

For a full listing of Dr. Koch’s scientific publications, presentations, and appearances, please ask for a complete copy of his CV when you visit with him during your consultation.