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Department Hematology and Medical Oncology
Primary Location Beachwood Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Beachwood Family Health Center
Primary Location

Beachwood Family Health Center

Appointment:
216.839.2990
Desk:
216.839.2990
Fax:
216.839.2975
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Trials
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cancer
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Solid Tumor Disorders
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Biography

About Omer Koc, MD

Omer Koc, MD, is a Staff Member in the Department of Regional Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic main campus, and in the Department of Hematology & Medical Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic Beachwood Family Health and Surgery Center.

Dr. Koc earned his medical degree from Istanbul Medical School in Istanbul, Turkey. He completed an internship in medicine at the University of Istanbul. He completed an internship and residency in medicine at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He also held a hematology/oncology fellowship and a bone marrow transplantation fellowship at University Hospitals of Cleveland.

He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with additional certifications in medicine, oncology and hematology.

He has been a scientific and educational presenter a number of times on topics such as bone marrow transplantation, gene technology in cancer, and stem cells, among many others.

Dr. Koc is a member of the American Society of Hematology and the American Society for Clinical Oncology, and he has been a reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals, as well as having been published a number of times in many peer-reviewed journals.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2005

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow
Cleveland, OH USA
1996

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1992

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1990

Medical Education - Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School
Capa, Istanbul,
1987

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine - Hematology

Specialty Interests

Hodgkins lymphoma, non-hodgkin lymphoma, myeloma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, myelodysplastic syndromes, immune thrombocytopenia, solid tumor disorders, cancer

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 1/21/2020, Dr. Koc has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

317 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

71 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Dr. Koc and his staff are always kind, professional and punctual. The lab in the building needs to be looked into for better service. Breezed through Doctors office only to wait over an hour for blood to be drawn.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

I always am made to feel like dr Koc's most important patient. He strives to answer all my questions. no matter how silly. something subtle he does always that is very caring...He always walks you to the checkout desk. I had a first Zometa infusion this appointment and he walked me to the treatment room. This message was "no need for anxiety ...I am turning you over to this fine staff to take good care of you "

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

I would refer anyone I know to Dr.Koc

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

I am very satisfied with Dr. Koc and staff

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Dr Koc and staff are very professional but still have a personal touch that puts you at ease. Very positive feedback to give you hope.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Dr. Koc and his staff have always been professionally laid back when I visit. I never feel like he is rushing through my visit to get to the next patient.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

friendly office and assistants. dr koch is great. puts u at ease and very thorough

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

I have been a patient of Dr. Koc for many years. He has always been so helpful with my concerns. He has gotten me through so much with my Non Hodgekins Lymphoma. He is the best

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Dr Koc and his staff are top notch

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

All Doctors should be as kind as Dr Koc and have his bedside manor. Dr's of his magnitude are not easy to find as he truly cares about his patients

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

the doctor called me on my cell, we talked about my results and plan for the future. it took 5 minutes. I saved myself 2-3hours and reduced my exposure to viruses. I was happy.

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

nurses, Rita, Shelley and Dr Koc always compassionately answer all my questions whether in person or email

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

Dr Koc always does afabulous jobanswering all my questions throughly.

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

very happy with Dr Koc very understanding great doctor I have a lot of faith in him

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

After my heart event in January 2020, Dr. Koc was the first and only physician that came out and said to me "55 is young for a heart attack". I thought so too and really appreciated someone finally saying it.

Reviewed on May 8, 2020

Dr. Koc is very passionate and caring person He answers all my questions and is very clear when he provides explanations about the care I receive. His examination is very thorough.

Reviewed on May 8, 2020

Every visit to Dr Koc's office for the past 13 years have been impeccable. Dr and staff are first class in every aspect of patient care and I have been treated like a king.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

Dr.Koc has always shown me amazing bed side manner and has truly made me feel very cared for as 1 of his patients. Always listens to what I have to say, and always answers my questions.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Dr. Koc and his staff are fantastic.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Dr. Koc is a great guy.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

love my doctors and their staff

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

DR KOC IS AWSOME I HAVE THE UPMOST FAITH AND CONFIDENCE IN HIM.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Dr. Koc is not only an excellent care provider, he is kind, friendly and attends professionally to all questions and concerns. I feel well prepared for the progression of the lymphoma and know he can be quickly contacted if the need arises.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Dr Koc is great

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

No problems--appreciate Dr. Koc and am glad that he is my oncologist.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Best and most professional Doctor I have ever seen

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Dr. Koc and his staff are the only reason I still go to the Cleve. Clinic for health care.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Utmost respect for the Dr. He has always been on time and concise with exams.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

as always, all the staff and doctors affiliated with the Cleveland Clinic surpass my expectations!

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

wonderful staffwonderful physiciangood experiencehe's very kind. staff kind. so important when you are dealing w this type of medical concern

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

good. dr koc is very patient thorough and kind

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Dr Koc is very understanding and kind. listens and responds to all my questions

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2019

my appointment with dr.koch and staff was a very warm and caring experience.

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2019

Dr. Koc is brilliant, I'm glad I had the good fortune to get him as a doctor. He saved my life.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2019

Dr. Koc is kind, realistic and gives me all information about my form of cancer. He always includes me in decision making and considers me as a whole person, not just a diagnosis. At my request he includes a family member in all information. This is a level of comfort for me.

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2019

Dr Koc is the best!!

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2019

dr .omar is an excellent doctor

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019

I have found that Cleveland Clinic has the best Doctors. Not only professional, but, very kind with your concerns. Dr. Koc is a very kind and caring Dr.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

always the pleased to visit my favorite doctor and his office

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Dr. Koc is a great caregiver. He isvery professional, extremely knowledgeable & easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

Dr Koc is a wonderful person! he knows what he's doing and is the best doctor. he has a great personality and takes time to talk to you and explain everything my life was in his hands and I'm so glad he and his wonderful staff saved my life.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

wonderful people wish anyone with cancer could go to Dr Koc. my two family members need him.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

Dr Koc has been wonderful. We have proved to be an unusual and difficult case, but the care we have received is wonderful. Calls are always answered, or returned within minutes, care with other Drs is coordinated, as much as possible. This is so helpful when you get a diagnosis of Stage 4 metastatic cancer. And Katie and Kelly in his office are amazing!

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

Dr Koc has been wonderful. We received a unhappy surprise of dual cancer diagnosis, and as soon as that became apparent, Dr Koc started the new treatments, and even helped with a dr recommendation to Cleveland Clinic in Weston Fl, near where we will be spending the winter.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

The doctor wasn't rushed and took all the time necessary to explain everything and answer my questions.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

Dr. Koc has always been very supportive with any concerns I've had of a relapse, each visit putting my mind at ease. He is a very caring Dr. and excellent at patient care.

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019

Dr. Koc is very caring about his patients or has been with me. he listens and answers truthfully and honestly.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019

WE ARE VERY PLEASED WITH EVERY ASPECT OF DR KOC AND THE ENTIRE OFFICE

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

excellent doctor gives as much time as you need

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019

Dr. Koc is great

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2019

Dr Koc and nurse practitioner, Mary Ann Karam are very caring and compassionate. They discuss all aspects of care and explain in detail.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

very concerned and caring doctor

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

Dr Koc's office is a pleasure to deal with. His people are all top of the line, friendly, compassionate, and helpful. It is more like visiting friends than a doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

I think the world of Dr Koc. I am very glad he is looking after me. I am in very good hands.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

If I knew anyone needing their specialty, I would not hesitate to recommend Dr Koc and his staff.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

staff got back to me promptly, Dr Koc was on hospital duty and didn't get back for about 5 days

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Dr.Koc is absolutely WONDERFUL! He has been my Dr. now for a few years and has always shown nothing but kindness, care & compassion. He always takes the time to listen to all of my concerns and worries & I never feel rushed or hurried.

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2019

Without reservation, I would recommend Dr. Koc.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

excellent visit with Dr. Koc - he is calming, spends time with me. girls in office very accommodating and pleasant; this visit: Charlene and Karen

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

Dr. Koc is terrific!

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

It is always a pleasure to visit with Dr. Koc

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

Dr Koc has our most respect

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2019

Dr. Koc is an amazing doctor. He cares deeply about the entire patient's health, not just concerned about his particular specialty. I wish a didn't have leukemia, but I am so fortunate to be in Dr. Koc's care.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2019

Very satisfied with the visits I have had with Dr. Koc--never felt that he was rushing thru the visit--he has always taken the time to explain, especially any options--he is very supportive and has always treated me with respect

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2019

Dr. Koc is an amazing doctor, who always takes an abundance of time with us and shows great care. We can not recommend him highly enough.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

I was early and expected to wait a while... the person scheduled before me was late so they took me before that person...Dr. Koc was very thorough and friendly and encouraging

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

Dr. Koc answered my questions were I could understand

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

Professional office staff and very caring nurses. Dr. Koc is wonderful and very informative.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

Dr Koc is top notch. I would not go to anyone else. listens carefully and addresses all questions.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

Dr Koc cares for all people. I can tell by his comments to me and others. He is very concerned.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2019

Doctor very caring concerned great bedside manner listen to all I said Assistant and desk help excellent

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