Department Regional 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 School - Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School
Capa, Istanbul,
1987

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology

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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As of 1/22/2019, 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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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

285 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 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

43 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2019

Dr. Koc is really good about explaining the issues, even showed me pictures of applicable anatomy. He gave me detailed reasoning

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2019

Dr. and staff are very professional and personable.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2019

I'm very pleased with how quickly Dr. Koc's nurses answer messages on MyChart and call me regarding questions that I send through MyChart. Dr. Koc was very thorough and very informative. His staff is very pleasant.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2019

Dr Koc is wonderful. he takes his time when he is with you - you NEVER rushed. you feel like you are his only patient. my visit before this one we were finishing up and just as we stood up to leave I remembered something I wanted to ask. He actually turned back sat down and explained what I was asking. that made such an impression on me I have other friends who go to him and feel the exact same way!!

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2019

Excellent experience with Dr. Koc. He discussed all of my concerns in a thorough and easy to understand way.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2019

I sometimes had questions before the visit. I left messages via MyChart APP. Every time, I got replies from Dr. Koc very quickly.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2019

Dr. Koc was excellent. He was very thorough and compassionate. It was a stressful appt. and he made my husband and I feel very much at ease. He made sure to answer any questions and did not rush us. We were completely satisfied with the appt. I am glad he is my Dr. for this health issue.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2019

Appreciate a MD that listens to me-relaxed-not rushed-and seems concerned and does not spend the whole time looking at a computer screen

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2019

Felt involved in my care and that my doctor cared

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2019

Dr. Koc is a very thorough and kind physician. He takes the time to answer any questions I might have

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2019

Dr. Koc is the best! I have confidence in his knowledge and ability to care for my CLL.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2019

Dr. Koc's staff are very kind and helpful. Dr. Koc explains things very well and I never feel like he rushes our appointments. He answers my questions and takes the time to make sure that I understand my treatment protocol.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2019

I would recommend Dr. Omer Koc highly to others as a care provider. He's prompt and courteous and very knowledgeable in his field. He explains all my lab work to me in laymen's terms and does an awesome job of informing me of what to expect based on my current status. Dr. Koc always make me feel comfortable and hopeful with my diagnosis. He discusses the risks I'm facing and the options available to me when and if ever needed. He also shares with me the benefits of each option, if I so choose.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2019

I've only had excellent experiences with the staff who greet me with a smile and always ask how I'm feeling. The Doctor does the same and takes his time going over my chart and explaining my personal situation.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2019

Fastest check in ever and being taken back to the exam room. After the nurse/tech finished, it was a matter of seconds before Dr. Koc came in. He answered all my questions.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2019

dr Koc's staff was extremely nice.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2019

I have nothing but the highest respect for Dr. Koc. While my cancer journey had trials, his professionalism and genuine concern made the journey much easier. He is a wonderful doctor and human being.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2019

I love Dr Koc and his staff! They have always been incredibly helpful and so nice! Great people!

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2018

Dr. Koc and the front desk staff are awesome. They treat me and my caregiver with respect and are interested in what we think, feel and say.

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2018

Dr. Koc always gives detailed information about all follow-up care.

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2018

I have never had an extended wait to see Dr. Koc.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2018

It was a good experience. The Doctor explained very thoroughly.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2018

Dr and staff always helpful and professional

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2018

Dr. Koc is a great doctor and fellow; at least in my estimation. He remembers who I am (I see him once a year usually) and seems to remember things about me. I can ask questions about other health problems as they may or may not relate to my being there in the first place. A grand fellow.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2018

i love my doctor but he always seems rushed

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2018

Dr. Koc and his staff are very professional, kind, and friendly.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2018

First time with Dr. Coach. He was amazing and most comfortable to be with. I could not ask for a better specialist.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2018

Dr. Koc is a great doctor. I would not want to go to another oncologist.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2018

excellent in every way. Dr Koc was very thorough.efficient and kind. excellent bedside manner.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2018

office staff is wonderful ! You have such warm and wonderful receptionists. While i was there I watched the deal with many people and they offer such warmth, positivity and comfort to patients confronting serious illnesses. Dr Koc is wonderful! he listens! explains things well. Meticulous! I am very grateful he is my oncologist. I know I am in good hands medically and his non nonsense approach has helped me cope with my illness emotionally. I know he will tell me if there is something to worry about and he explains things so well that my anxiety is reduced

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2018

love Dr.Koc he saved me when I had Hodskins Lynphoma . I also had colon cancer first and he sent me to another great doctor and now I am in remission from both cancers and thank God and Dr.Koc for all he did. His chemo nurses are absolutely wonderful when going through such a tramatic times.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2018

Doctor Koc is a pleasure. He knows his stuff (I'm in remission) and does a thorough job every visit. When I tell him something is not right, he listens and sometimes orders a test to follow-up. I have great confidence in his ability and enjoy our conversations. He is GOOD! Also, Shelley and Rita in reception are excellent - pleasant, friendly. Like these people!

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2018

Dr Koc always is prompt. I suspect he comes in early and does his homework to make all his appointments on time. From all my years, this is the only doctor who does not keep me waiting long in an exam room. That's wonderful.

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2018

Dr. Koc was very informative, attentive, and was very personalized.

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2018

Dr. Koc is doing a good job of keeping me alive and I appreciate his efforts. I thank him greatly and so does my family.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2018

Dr. & staff were professional & treated me with respect.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2018

Always a good experience with Dr. Koc; professional,competent, courteous; and prompt on appt. schedule

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2018

Dr is kind and compassionate

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2018

finally a doctor that listens and understands the pain I've suffered for over four years.

Reviewed on May 31, 2018

doctor koc is thr best doctor. I am so glad he takes good care of me

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2018

I was told that I have stage 4 cancer and that it was inoperable by another doctor and I was then very lucky to find dr koc. he has given the the right medicine and tests to keep my living. I am grateful for all he has done and is contuning to do so.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2018

I am so pleased with the care at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Koc has been so attentive to my care. He encouraged me to seek a second opinion within the dept so that I could make a decision I was most comfortable with regarding chemo!! who does that! He ALWAYS makes sure he answers any questions I have and makes sure I understand his answers. I have the utmost faith in him and have recommended him to others.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2018

As a patient if Dr Koc's since 2010, he has never kept me waiting for an appointment and actually has come to the waiting room to bring me back when his other team members were busy. He is always respectful, honest, and approachable. He shows concern for me as a patient and I never feel rushed during a visit.

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