Summary

“My philosophy of care is to simply treat every patient as if they were part of my own family,” says Dr. Kocher. “I try to put myself in their shoes and really appreciate any concerns that are unique to their situation.”
Group
Mount Nittany Physician Group

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Biography

Dr. Kocher’s most recent position was Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing for Confluence Health in Wenatchee, Washington. He earned his bachelor’s degree in biotechnology from Rutgers University and his medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Dr. Kocher completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, and fellowships in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology through Naval Medical Center San Diego and the University of Maryland, respectively. He is board certified in the fields of cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Dr. Kocher has a long history of military service, most recently serving as a Commander in the United States Navy, stationed in San Diego. He has held academic appointments as a clinical instructor at Puget Sound Family Medicine Residency in Bremerton, Washington and a clinical associate professor at the University of Washington in Seattle.

“My inspiration as a physician has always been the satisfaction I get from being able to change a person’s life for the better,” says Dr. Kocher. “My biggest reward is simply knowing that I have made a difference for them.”


Education

Board Certification

 

American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine - Electrophysiology

Medical Education

 

Medical College of Wisconsin

Internship/Residency

 

Phoenix Integrated Surgical Program/University of Texas Medical Branch

Fellowship

 

Naval Medical Center San Diego; University of Maryland

Reviews and ratings

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Ease of scheduling appointments
★★★★★
5 out of 5
4 ratings
Explanations the CP gave you about problem or condition
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4.6 out of 5
123 ratings
CP explanations of prob/condition
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4.4 out of 5
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Time CP spent with patient
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4.7 out of 5
98 ratings
Likelihood of recommending this CP to other
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4.7 out of 5
121 ratings
Likelihood of recommending CP
★★★★★
5 out of 5
4 ratings
Ease of scheduling appointment
★★★★★
4.6 out of 5
98 ratings

Reviews

★★★★★
March 11, 2021
As usual Dr kosher answered and explains my condition and course of treatment very thorough. I am very pleased to have him for my Doctor.
★★★★★
January 28, 2021
I would recommend this doctor to anyone.
★★★★★
January 28, 2021
dr kocher in wonderful
★★★★★
December 29, 2020
This doctor was very good.
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