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Danville Plastic Surgeon - R. James Koch, MD

R. James Koch, MD is double Board Certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Koch trained at the State University of New York (SUNY) and graduated with honors. He then completed a fellowship in Advanced Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University. Dr. Koch was the Director of the Division of Facial Plastic Surgery, the Director of the Fellowship for Advanced Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the Director of the Wound Healing Laboratory at Stanford University. While at Stanford, he also mentored undergraduates, medical students, residents and fellows. Dr. Koch was voted “Teacher of the Year”, given the “Resident Advocate Award” by Stanford residents and was the recipient of several grants and other awards.

Dr. Koch is a renowned expert in minimally invasive procedures such as mini neck/face lift, rhinoplasty, and eyelid surgery. He also has expertise in methods to improve wound healing. Dr. Koch has trained the most physicians in the in-office mini facelift in the country. He has authored over 100 scientific publications, is an international speaker, has appeared on TV and has been quoted in several magazines such as Allure and Glamour.

Dr. Koch is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the American Academy of Facial and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Along with serving as the California Medical Association delegate for the California Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Society, Dr. Koch has also served on the board of directors for the California Society of Facial Plastic Surgery and the Foundation for Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Koch believes in delivering the highest quality patient care and is a welcome addition to Elite MD.

Positions Held

Director
Division of Facial Plastic Surgery – Stanford
Fellowship for Advanced Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Stanford
Wound Healing Laboratory – Stanford
Annual Symposium on the Latest Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery

Associate Professor
Stanford University

MD
State University of New York (SUNY)

Fellowship Training
Advanced Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery – Stanford

Board-Certified
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Member
American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
California Society of Facial Plastic Surgery
Foundation for Facial Plastic Surgery

Expertise
Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Procedures

  • Mini Neck/Face Lift
  • Rhinoplasty & Rhinoplasty Revision
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Browlift Surgery
Elite MD is proud to offer 2 locations for our patients. Be sure to check the location of your scheduled appointment.
Division of Cosmetic Dermatology & Laser Institute
360 Rose Ave. • Danville, CA 94526
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Division of Plastic Surgery
350 Rose Ave. • Danville, CA 94526
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