R. James Koch, M.D.
Facial Cosmetic Surgery
EDUCATION INSTITUTION DATE
American Board of Facial Stanford University - Palo Alto, CA
Plastic & Reconstructive Fellowship Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1994-1995
American Board of State University of New York at Buffalo - Buffalo, NY
Otolaryngology Residency 1991-1994
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Internship Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital - Santa Barbara, CA
California General Surgery
1989 - 1991
PROFESSIONAL State University of New York at Buffalo - Buffalo, NY
SOCIETIES Medical School Cum Laude
American Academy of
Facial Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery Graduate State University of New York at Buffalo - Buffalo, NY
M.S. - Natural Sciences
American Academy of
Otolaryngology - Head &
Neck Surgery Undergraduate Colby College - Waterville, ME 1981
Studies B.A. - Biology
Basic Life Support PUBLICATIONS
Advanced Cardiac Koch, R.J.: Radiofrequency Nonablative Tissue Tightening. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am
Life Support 12(3):339-346, 2004.
Advanced Trauma Koch, R.J. & Pope, K.: Quantitative Assessment of Brow Position: A New Measurement System.
Life Support Plast Reconstr Surg 113(4):1290-1291, 2004.
Gorti, G.K., Ronson, S. & Koch, R.J.: Wound Healing. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am 10:119-127, 2002.
Koch, R.J. & Hanasono, M.M.: Aesthetic Facial Analysis. In: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive
Norman Haber Memorial Surgery 2nd Edition (Papel, I.D. et al., eds.), Thieme, New York, pp. 135-144, 2002.
Koch, R.J.: Laser Skin Resurfacing. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am 9(3):329-336, 2001.
Triological Society Resident
Koch, R. J.: Clinical Challenges in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery: Endoscopic Browlift is the
Award Winner (1994)
Preferred Approach for Rejuvenation of the Upper Third of the Face. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck
Excellence In Teaching Surg 127(1):87-90, 2001.
Award - Stanford University Nowak, K.C., McCormack, M.C & Koch, R. J.: The Effect of Superpulsed Carbon Dioxide Laser Energy
School of Medicine (2001) on Keloid and Normal Dermal Fibroblast Secretion of Growth Factors: A Serum-Free Study. Plast
Reconstr Surg 105(6):2039-2048, 2000.
Triological Society - Vice
President Award Winner Brennan, H.G., Toft, K. & Koch, R.J.: Prevention and Correction of Temporal Hair Loss in Rhytidectomy.
(1999 & 2001) Plast Reconstr Surg 104(7):2219-2225, 1999.
Resident Advocacy Award - Jackson, L. & Koch, R.J.: Controversies in the Management of Turbinate Hypertrophy: A
Stanford University School Comprehensive Review. Plast Reconstr Surg 103(1):300-312, 1999.
School of Medicine (2005) Brennan, H.G. & Koch, R.J.: Management of the Aging Neck. Facial Plast Surg 12(3):241-255, 1996.
ACADEMIC CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS
APPOINTMENTS Koch, R.J.: The Plastic Surgeon's Perspective: The Facelift. Presented at the Advanced Cosmetic
Stanford University School Surgery Course of the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans,
of Medicine (1995-2006) Louisiana, February 2005.
- Associate Professor of Koch, R.J.: Clinical Experience with the Non-Invasive Browlift, Facelift and Necklift. Keynote address of
Otolaryngology (Facial the 47th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tokyo, Japan,
Plastic Surgery) April 2004.
- Co-Director of the Division Koch, R.J.: Experience with ThermaCool Soft Tissue Tightening. Keynote address of the 29th Annual
of Facial Plastic Surgery Meeting of the Chinese Dermatological Society, Taipei, Taiwan, November 2003.
- Co-Director of the Fellowship Koch, R.J.: Wound Healing Improvements for the Clinician. Presented at the UCLA Minimally Invasive
for Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery of the Face: A Multi-Disciplinary Course, Mauna Lani, Hawaii, September 2002.
& Reconstructive Surgery Koch, R.J.: Is a Minilift as Good as a Full Facelift? Presented at the AAFPRS Controversies in Facial
Plastic Surgery Course, Key Largo, FL, October 2001.