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Paul S. Koh MD

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • PeaceHealth Medical Group Provider

Dr. Koh received his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago in 1994. He completed his internship and residency in General Surgery at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, then completed a fellowship in General Thoracic Surgery at Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre at Dalhousie University Medical School in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He completed a second fellowship in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the University of Minnesota just prior to joining the Oregon Heart & Vascular Institute in Eugene.

Dr. Koh has done molecular and cellular research on apoptosis and disordered signaling associated with HIV and congenital aplasia at Oregon Cancer Center and neurosciences honors research at Northwestern University. He has presented and published extensively on topics related to assessing the cervical esophagus and cervical esophagogastrostomy.

Dr. Koh’s specialty interests include minimally invasive thoracic surgery, thoracic oncology, adult cardiac surgery, ventricular assist devices, thoracic transplantation and general thoracic surgery.

Insurance Accepted

  • Atrio Health Plans
  • CIGNA-Great West Healthcare
  • First Choice Health Network
  • Health Net of Oregon
  • Humana - VA
  • Medicare
  • Moda Health (ODS)
  • Oregon Medicaid (DMAP)
  • Pacific Source
  • Samaritan Health Plans
  • Trillium Medicare
  • Trillium OHP

Board Certification

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery


  • Northwestern University
    Degree: MD
  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Specialty: General Surgery
  • University of Minnesota
    Specialty: Thoracic Surgery
  • Dalhousie University Medical School, Queen Eli
    Specialty: Thoracic Surgery


  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery

Privileged Facilities

  • PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center - RiverBend
  • PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center - University Dist
  • PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Physicians
    PeaceHealth Specialty Clinic
    1957 Thompson Road, Suite F
    Coos Bay, OR 97420
    Fax: 541-222-2843
  • PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Physicians
    Cardiovascular Surgery
    3311 RiverBend Drive, Suite 300
    Springfield, OR 97477
    Fax: 541-222-2843
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