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Dr. Jack L Koch Jr.

Dr. Jack L Koch Jr.

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About Dr. Jack L Koch Jr.

Psychiatrist
M.D.

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Dr. Koch obtained his undergraduate degree at the University of South Alabama, obtained his medical degree at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, completed his Internship and Residency in General Psychiatry at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and completed his Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. During his last year at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, he served as Chief Fellow for the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Dr. Koch is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology both in Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He has served as an Associate and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University, has served as the Assistant Residency Training Director for the Department of Psychiatry, and co-lead a year-long course in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and other impulse control disorders for the Vanderbilt Child & Adolescent Psychiatry fellows. He was a founding member of the Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee (E.D.C.T.) (now known as Renewed) and served as a board member for the first seven years of the organization’s existence. His areas of interest include Eating Disorders, ADHD, Mood Disorders, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

Over the course of his career, Dr. Koch has provided care in almost every type of mental health environment, including a private outpatient office, at the inpatient hospitalization, emergency room consultations, juvenile detention centers (jails), youth detention centers (prisons), residential treatment centers for adolescents, adult jails, adult prisons, and independent medical necessity reviews and expert testimony.  He is comfortable working with individuals experiencing loss and grief, struggles with lifestyles and careers, problems with sense of self and self-esteem, recurrent struggles finding/developing health and satisfying relationships, issues with anxiety and depression, and with the multitude of problems young people face today. Dr. Koch has specialized training and expertise in working with children and adolescents and the issues they face throughout the course of their development. He also treats individuals with mild to severe depression, bipolar disorder, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, anxiety and panic disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and other problems often benefitting from psychopharmacological intervention.

Outside of the clinic, Dr. Koch is an avid photographer, enjoys hiking and camping, and computer programming (including having written his own electronic medical record, scheduler, billing, and accounts receivable software.)

Ages Served

  • AGE

Degrees, Certifications & Specialties

  • DEGREE

Education

  • SCHOOL

Languages Spoken

  • English

Practice Locations & Hours

Insurance Coverage & Plans

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Conditions Treated at Athena Care

Treatments, Services & Tests at Athena Care

Interventional Psychiatry
Testing
  • Personality Testing
  • ADHD Testing
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Pre-Employment Testing
  • Career and Academic Testing
  • Developmental or Achievement Testing
Therapy