PHILADELPHIA (October 21, 2019) – Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Christian A. Koch, MD, PhD, FACP, who will join the Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, as director and professor. Koch comes to Fox Chase from the University of Tennessee, Memphis, where he served as clinical professor.
Koch has received several awards, including Master of the American College of Endocrinology (MACE), and was honored as a U.S. News & World Report Top Doctor from 2011 through 2016.
Koch is board certified in endocrinology and internal medicine, with a special focus in endocrine oncology. He serves on the committee for the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Pituitary, Gonad, Adrenal, and Neuroendocrine Disease State Network.
Koch received his medical degree from Friedrich-Alexander University in Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. He completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Ohio State University Hospitals. He was also a fellow in endocrinology at the National Institutes of Health, with rotations at Georgetown University and Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.
He is also a member of several associations, including the Southern Society of Clinical Investigation, the American Endocrine Society, and the American Diabetes Association.
Koch’s book, “Endocrine Hypertension,” was published in 2013. He has written numerous articles, letters, and editorials for peer-reviewed journals, as well as serving on the editorial boards of several prestigious journals. He has also authored or co-authored over 60 book chapters and presented scientific studies at conferences around the world.
Koch will begin at Fox Chase on November 4, 2019.