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Michael Koch, M.D.
John P. Donohue Professor of Urology
Chairman, Department of Urology

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Michael Koch, M.D.Dr. Koch joined the faculty and became Chairman of the Department of Urology at Indiana University School of Medicine in 1998. He had previously been a member of the faculty at Vanderbilt University for 12 years. Dr. Koch has served in many roles for urology nationally. Dr. Koch is a previous trustee and past-president of the American Board of Urology, past-Chairman of the Examination Committee for the American Board of Urology, past-President of the Society of Urology Chairpersons, past president of the Society of University Chairpersons and a member of the GU Surgeons and the Clinical Society. He is currently the Chair of the Residency Review Committee for urology training programs. He has been continuously board certified since 1983 and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He served as Chairman of the Board of the specialty physician group at Indiana University School of Medicine and serves in multiple capacities for his specialty, the School of Medicine, and the IU Health healthcare system. He has just completed his term as one of the founding board members of the Indiana Clinic. During Dr. Koch's tenure as chairman of the Department of Urology at Indiana University, the Department has grown from 7 to 17 faculty and has risen from the 21st to the 13th highest nationally ranked program in Urology in the United States.

Dr. Koch treats urologic cancer and is experienced in complex reconstruction of the urinary tract. He has published and presented at national and regional meetings on multiple subjects related to bladder and prostate cancer and urinary reconstruction and has authored over 250 peer reviewed publications in his field. He is most well recognized for his contributions to the treatment of bladder cancer and prostate cancer. He has one of the mid-west's largest experiences with robotic surgery for prostate cancer and currently is performing over 180 robotic prostatectomies per year and is the principal investigator or participant in multiple clinical trials in his field. Dr. Koch was instrumental in pioneering high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for prostate cancer. For details see: Indiana University HIFU.

Dr. Koch may be contacted for an appointment by either using the online request link located above and left, by phone at (317) 944-7338, by fax at (317) 948-2619, or by mail at:

Michael Koch, M.D.
Department of Urology
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Indiana Cancer Pavilion
535 N Barnhill Dr, Suite 150
Indianapolis, IN 46202