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Title Division Chief of Cardiology
Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Euclid Medical Office
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Euclid Medical Office
Primary Location

Euclid Medical Office


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adult General Clinical Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cardiac Disease
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Heart Disease Prevention
  • Heart Failure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Palpitations
  • Shortness Of Breath
View all 10 Specialties +


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About J Michael Koch, MD

J. Michael Koch, MD, FACC, is a cardiologist in the Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute. He sees patients at Euclid Hospital.

Specialty Interests: General cardiology; inpatient consultations; echocardiography and stress testing; chronic care clinic; community outreach, including education, screening and improved access

Experience: Physicians in Cleveland Clinic’s Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Euclid Hospital offer the latest medications and interventional procedures to deliver better heart care outcomes for patients.

Dr. Koch has more than 30 years’ experience in diagnosing and managing the full range of heart problems and diseases, including seven years previously on the Cleveland Clinic staff as Director of Regional Cardiology. He is dedicated to helping patients better manage their cardiovascular disease to enhance their quality of life and prevent hospital admissions and readmissions. Dr. Koch is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a Certified Patient Safety Officer.

Success Rates: Success rates for specific noninvasive cardiology procedures at Cleveland Clinic are available at

Education: After earning a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, cum laude, from Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta and working in that field for several years, Dr. Koch changed career paths and earned a degree in medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed his internship and internal medicine residency at Cleveland Clinic, followed by a fellowship in cardiology at New England Deaconess Hospital (now Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) of Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.

Prior to rejoining the Cleveland Clinic medical staff in 2020, he was a cardiologist in private practice in Cleveland’s eastern suburbs and was director of the Chronic Care Clinic at Euclid Hospital. 

Publications and Speaking: Over the course of his career, Dr. Koch has coauthored papers in significant peer-reviewed medical journals, including American Journal of Cardiology and American Heart Journal, and presented at national medical meetings.

About Dr. Koch: “I am connected to the local community, part of the fabric, working to make the everyday management of cardiac health better for our patients so they can stay healthy and active.”

Leisure Activities: In his leisure time, Dr. Koch enjoys cycling and fishing.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - New England Deaconess Hospital
Cardiovascular Disease
Boston, MA USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH USA

Undergraduate - Georgia Institute of Technology
Chemical Engineering


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Specialty Interests

General cardiology, stress testing, echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, stress testing, prevention, chronic heart failure, community outreach, including education, screening and improved access

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 6/1/2021, Dr. Koch 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.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* 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

94 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

33 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

The Doctor always listens and gives good advice

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

My Doctor and his team work well together

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

Care provider, Dr should have more respect for patient schedule and time.Even with my allowing over an hour for my apt still ran late for apts that followed.I would be more understanding if the Dr running late was due to an emergancy.But, I understand that was not the case.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2021

Of all the CCF doctors that I and my wife have as care providers, Dr. Koch is our favorite. A genuinely great doctor and human being.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

I was very comfortable with Dr. Koch and his office staff. I read reviews prior to selecting Dr. Koch and those prompted me to see him. I was not disappointed. I would recommend Dr. Koch to anyone that is looking for a cardiologist.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

Dr. Koch took a great deal of time to talk with me. He is very personable and showed a lot of care toward my health. I am really pleased that he is now my primary cardiologist.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2021

A very good Doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

This doctor has given me the most personal time and attention than any other physician that I visit

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

I am very impressed on how efficiently the office runs. Dr. Koch is very thorough and very easy to discuss my concerns. He makes me feel at ease.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

I would definitely refer refer family and friends to Dr. Koch. He returns messages quickly.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2021

Dr Koch gave excellent attention to my problem and proposed an aggressive program to resolve my issues.

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

Dr. Koch saved my life. I was scheduled same day due to chest pains. He found major damage to my heart and ended up having quadruple Bypass surgery at Hillcrest 5 days later. I would highly recommend Dr. Koch. My family and I cannot thank him enough.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2021

Dr J Michael Koch is excellent Cardiologist.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

The Doctor is very good

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2021

Dr. Koch is by far an exceptional medical doctor. I have been treated by several doctors and he is probably the best I have experienced!

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

amazing doctor amazing man!

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

Dr Koch is a creative and caring doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

only good things with dr. koch

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

Dr Koch is a very thoughtful, considerate and thorough Doctor. If ever there would be an issue I am sure if I brought it to his attention it would be promptly addressed

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

I completely appreciate the extra time Dr. Koch took to explain the a flutter I am in, this is something new and I needed extra and he as he does for many patients gives generously of his time and expertise, this goes a long way and adds to the level of comfort by his patients.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

very felt so good after speaking with a doctor. Been a long time since i have felt that a doctor really carried about me.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2021

Dr Koch has returned all my messages on the day I have sent them

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

Dr. Koch and his staff were are super courteous and efficient. Dr. Koch was very through and knowledgeable. I recommend Dr. Koch.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

Had a very good talk and experience with my doctor very knowledgeable person and teacher

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

I will recommend Dr Koch to anyone and friends and family who needs a good heart dr

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

The Dr and staff go over and beyond to help me I am so comfortable there.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

A great doctor and team

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2021

Dr. Koch is wonderful and I just started going to him.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2021

Can't say enough good things about Dr. Koch.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

Dr.Koch was amazing he made my wife and I feel so comfortable. What an amazing Doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

Doctor Michael Koch was wonderful

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Great doctor very concerned for my recovery

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Dr. Koch's whole office was fantastic

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