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Dr. Robert Koch

Cardiology
Libertyville, IL
32 years experience male

Locations

Office

Gurnee, IL

Address

35 Tower CT, Suite F, Gurnee, IL
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

UnitedHealthcare

Office

Libertyville, IL

About

Bio

Board certified invasive cardiology with an emphasis on assertive lifestyle impact and pharmacologic medication action supplemented by procedural evaluation for the diagnosis and treament of serious cardiac condtions. Emphasis on heart failure conditions, lipid deviations, severe hypertension, arrhythmias, coronary artery disease and angina.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Cardiology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

8 Answers
3 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Koch
Cardiology 32 years experience
Aortic Stenosis: Mortality risk from congenital bicuspid aortic valve stenosis is directly related to the degree of flow restriction characterized by valve area and me... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Koch
Cardiology 32 years experience
Pauses are not beats: Pauses noted on holter rhythm monitoring usually follow an early extra beats, which can be a PVC or a pac. The natural pacemaker or sa node is trained... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Koch
Cardiology 32 years experience
Tricuspid valve : Regurgitation of tricuspid valve is common on echocardiography. Artifactually- elevated tr velocity can calculate an erroneous pulmonary systolic pres... Read More
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Koch
Cardiology 32 years experience
Esophageal spasm: Persistant chest pain without secondary cardiac symptoms can be caused by gerd or acid reflux with esophageal spasm.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Koch
Cardiology 32 years experience
Abnormal EKG: At 24, it is highly unlikely to have coronary artery disease. Age-independent ekg issues could include wpw, bundle branch block, early repol.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Koch
Cardiology 32 years experience
Less than suntanning: The radiation doses typically exposed during a nuclear cardiac stress imaging exam is between 0.7 and 1.1 rad depending on the activity of the radionu... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Koch
Cardiology 32 years experience
Muscle damage: Ck is released into the bloodstream as muscle cells die and the biproducts are sloughed into the bloodstream. Hydration is the best way to remove ck f... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Koch
Cardiology 32 years experience
Test accuracy: Every medical test has a sensitivity & specificity of the finding to detect the disease in question. Stress imaging tests are about 85-90 percent accu... Read More

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Testimonials
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Recommendations
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Thank you notes
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Koch is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Koch is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

Loyola University Medical Center

Residency

Loyola University Medical Center

Awards

Physiology Research Reward, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Diplomate, National Board of Echocardiography
Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Affiliations

American College of Cardiology
Heart Failure Society of America
National Lipid Association
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