Indiana University School of Medicine
Dr. Koch completed his undergraduate education and medical school at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. He completed his urology training at Vanderbilt and moved on to become a junior faculty member and by 1998 when he left that institution, he was the Vice-Chairman of the Department of Urology.In 1998, Dr. Koch was recruited to be the new chairand John P Donohue Professor of Urology at the IU School of Medicine for the past 18 years.
He is the past Chair of the examination committee of the ABU/AUA, the Residency Review Committee (RRC), The American Board of the Urology, the Society of University Urologists, and the Society of Academic Chairpersons and Program Directors. There has been
Dr. Koch has been a leader within the medical school, engaged at every level and currently chairs the Chairs Council at IU School of Medicine. Dr. Koch has served as the chair and only one other individual that has held the positions of both ABU president and RRC Chair and Dr. Koch held these positions simultaneously. In 2015, Dr. Koch was recognized by the AUA with a Distinguished Contribution Award for these efforts.
His personal practice is primarily focused in the areas of prostate cancer and bladder cancer. He performed the first robotic prostatectomy in Indiana in 2002 and has, at present, performed over 2500 robotic prostatectomies and 1000 radicsl cystectomies. In the early 1990’s he was the first to investigate high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for the treatment of localized prostate cancer, having written and conducted the first US based trial with this technology. He is actively engaged in research collaborations with other than Indiana University as well as Purdue University, all directed towards improving the outcomes from the treatment of patients with genitourinary malignancies.
Saturday, May 4
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM