BOARDS & ACADEMIES
Dr. Koch is a diplomate of the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The ABFPRS was established in 1986 to improve the quality of medical and surgical treatment available to the public by examining for professional expertise in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. The ABFPRS focuses on the education, qualification, training, review, and certification of surgeons specializing in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Koch is a diplomate of The American Board of Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery). The ABOto ensures that its diplomates have met the ABOto's professional standards of training and knowledge in otolaryngology - head and neck surgery. Diplomates are required to have completed a minimum of five years of surgical residency training in otolaryngology after graduation from medical school, received approval of the training Program Director, and successfully completed a rigorous written and oral examination process administered by the ABOto.
Dr. Koch is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The AAFPRS is the world's largest specialty association that represents over 2,700 facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons throughout the world. AAFPRS members are board certified surgeons who subscribe to a code of ethics and focus on surgery of the face, head, and neck.