Dr. Helene M. Koch, DO

OB-GYN

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Annual Pap Smear / GYN Exam
25 Bala Avenue, Ste 205, Bala Cynwyd, PA, 19004

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Helene Koch is an engaging and bright OB-GYN based in Bala Cynwyd, PA, conveniently located near the city and suburbs of Philadelphia. Dr. Koch is an alumna of the
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she earned her medical degree and accomplished her residency in obstetrics and gynecology. A native of Philadelphia, she also completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Koch has had considerable experience with a catalogue of women's health issues such as vaginal infections, acute and chronic in nature, abnormal uterine bleeding, fibroids, depression, sexually transmitted infections, birth control options, weight management and osteoporosis. She develops long-lasting relationships with her patients and is there when they need her. She has an expansive referral base to colleagues in University settings.
Dr. Koch insists on her patients being well-informed decision makers on issues affecting their health and well-being. Consequently she is always transparent with them, and her consultations are routinely very thorough and precise. Her highest priority is making sure that the needs and comfort of her patients are always met.
Simone Holden PA-C, is an experienced PA, having spent the past two years in Emergency care at a major hospital. Simone is compassionate and bright, and will take the time to listen and help you resolve any issues. For your yearly exam or a consultation or a problem visit, we are here to help YOU.

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All though I have to wait 30 minutes or more for my doctor to see me,She was very thourogh and And had great bedside manner and she explained everything to me in layman's terms.She was very knowledgeable of my past history and could adjust my medications to my current conditions .

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All is perfect

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Dr. Koch and her team are always knowledgeable. Dr. Koch is very thorough and makes sure that you understand everything she's checking and why. I highly recommend Dr. Koch.

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Dr. Koch and her staff was fantastic, while I waited for a while to be seen it was understandable since they had just gotten a new system for the office... everyone was very apologetic for it taking so long and made sure I got out of their at a reasonable time

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Loved the doctor and staff. Seems they had a busy day because I had a longer than average wait. But will definitely be back!

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Good visit however, do not like interns in the exam room while I'm being examined. Really did not care for that and will address during next visit.

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Dr. Koch is wonderful. Love her. She uses student assistant's which is admirable but they can be inconsistent. The wait time was awful which is why I would be cautious recommending her. I waited two hours to be seen and that unreliability would be a problem for a lot of people who cannot tolerate that impact on their schedule. It made me feel disrespected.

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I love them

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I love Dr Koch and her staff, but the wait time makes me never want to come back!

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I was super impressed with Dr. Koch. First off, I came right from work to my appointment and ended up being an hour early and she managed to not only move up my appointment time but also saw me almost immediately. She got right to the point and was extremely knowledgeable about my options. Secondly, she actually read my file! I don't know about anyone else but usually when I see a doctor I'm constantly repeating everything about myself to the nurse and the doctor every time I go in. The fact that she already knew my concerns before I even asked was a very welcome surprise. Overall, I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a OBGYN, she's definitely the best I've been to.

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Omg, it was and always amazing, informative, you will know and trust that you are in good hands with your health concerns.

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Helene Koch is thorough, warm and caring. Two thumbs up!

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Dr. Koch is a very professional, kind and knowledgeable doctor.

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Been seeing Dr Koch for about 13 years. She's seen me through three deliveries! The best!

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All of the staff were really nice. Everything was clean and timely.

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I felt like the series of questions asked prior to seeing the doctor were ridiculously extensive, invasive and some not relevant to the appointment. There were way too many people in the room during the procedure. 4 people including myself was a little much for the tiny exam room. I felt the doctor spoke to me in terms I didn't understand, didn't explain much. Pushed a lot pills/medications on me and made inappropriate comments about how I shave my pubic area with everyone in the room. I left there feeling really uncomfortable overall.

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Dr. Koch is great! Her team does a thorough job and they do their best to make you feel comfortable. Definately the type of doctor you'd like to keep for a while!

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Everyone was nice and the office was very comfortable. Will be making this my go to office.

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Very professional. I have been here several times and she has always been helpful and you can tell she cares a lot about her patients.

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I LOVE Dr. Koch she truly cares about my overall health, she doesn't rush through like some Dr's. Her assistant Savannah is fantastic and always helpful. The support staff was very friendly.

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Dr. Koch put me right at ease and was very efficient while still being compassionate and giving me her utmost attention. Didn't have a long wait at all and everyone in her office is very attentive and polite. I'll never go to another ob/gyno!

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I arrived for my 7:30pm appointment a half hour early. I waited for an hour and a half before i was finally brought back around 8:30. It took a half hour from than to answer all new patient questions and have my exam done by Dr. Koch. I was very happy with all the staff I talked with and the professionalism and knowledge of Dr. Koch but the wait time was ridiculous. 2 hours total spent at the doctor is not how anyone plans to spend their evening. This really made my expierence here horrible and I hope this is not something that happens regularly.

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Dr. Koch was the coolest dr I had ever met in my life. She was dressed cool, her attitude was so sweet, and you can tell she really cared.Look forward to seeing her in a couple of weeks for my results.

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She is professional, smart, and funny

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Dr koch and her staff are all so pleasant!! My wait time was minimal and she made sure I left my appt with all questions answered.

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I have seen Dr. Koch for many years and she is wonderful! Extremely knowledgeable and personable. Very nice office and staff.

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I was skeptical to find a new gyn, but this one is a keeper! Dr. Koch is probably the most down to earth physician I have ever encountered. She assessed my needs and reassured me that everything would be taken care of. She was very polite and I never felt like I was just another patient, but that she truly cared for my well-being. Would definitely recommend her practice. The entire staff is wonderful!

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Very thorough and thoughtful.

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Dr Koch is awesome! Very personable and thorough!

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She listened to all my concerns and ordered appropriate tests. She also injected some humor into the visit and made it pleasant.

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She's what you what in a doctor. Understanding and truly cares.

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Very professional, knowledgeable, and. comforting

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Helene and her support staff are always amazing and welcoming. I hope I never have the change doctors.

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I have Dr. Koche for a couple of years, she is this the only gyn I have had since moving to Philadelphia and the only one I want to have

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Dr. Koch and her staff were very welcoming and extremely thorough. If you're looking for a doctor who will address every need and issue with precision, I would highly recommend this office.

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I will not be going back. I went for an annual gyno exam that should have been completed relatively quickly but ended up getting a lecture about my mental health because I failed a survey I was given about how I felt in the past two weeks. She gave me antidepressants when I said I was not comfortable with that because of an OD last year and she ignored that I am working through my problems with a therapist. She didn't have any of my records on time from before either and changed my hypothyroid medication and then prescribed me a sleeping medication because I said I get anxious at night. I didn't want any of that. I came for me regular exam. I did ask about birth control (IUD) and she didn't answer any of my questions about it and instead gave me the nuva ring. And finally after two hours there already, she made me get bloodwork and I am not good with needles and felt very uncomfortable and stressed to the point where I started bawling when they couldn't get into my vein. I need time to mentally prepared for these things and I felt completely ignored at this appointment. If someone says they aren't comfortable with something, discuss it, don't force it.

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The PA was great and the lady who helped the doctor with the computer program.

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I had my appointment simone Holden and she was wonderful, great bed side manner and very knowledgeable.

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I had an excellent experience and would highly recommend this practice and Dr. Koch. I was very impressed by their thoroughness and Dr. Koch' s extensive expertise. Her support staff was excellent as well. I will be recommending this practice to friends and family.

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Very thorough Doctor , I loved her bedside demeanor and her professionalism . Didn't have a long wait at all , entire staff here is approachable and attentive ...I know I will keep Dr.Koch as my Gyn Dr . from this day forward !! There are very few Dr.s left that are made out of what Dr.Koch is made out of, passionate at what she does !!!!