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Christina L. Koch, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Additional Title:

Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency


419 W. Redwood St. Suite 620 Baltimore, MD 20201

Phone (Primary):




Education and Training

Undergraduate: University of Maryland College Park, BS, Biology, 2004-2008

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD, 2009-2013

Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center and Baltimore VA Medical Center, 2013-2016

Chief Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, and Baltimore VA Medical Center 2016-2017

Board Certification: Internal Medicine


Dr. Koch joined the faculty in 2017 and is currently an Assistant Professor in Medicine. She also serves as an associate program director for the internal medicine residency and director of the preliminary medicine program.

Dr. Koch is a general internist and clinician educator. She predominately cares for patients in the outpatient setting. As a clinician educator she enjoys teaching and working with residents, interns, and students at two continuity clinic sites on campus as well as the inpatient medicine service.

Dr. Koch has a strong interest in graduate medical education, curriculum development, and patient safety.

Research/Clinical Keywords

graduate medical education, curriculum development, patient safety

Highlighted Publications

Canzoniero JV, Afshar E, Hedian H, Koch C, Morgan DJ. Unnecessary hospitalization and related harm for patients with low risk syncope. JAMA Intern Med 2015 Jun;175(6):1065-7.

Koch C, Roberts K, Petruccelli C, Morgan D. The Frequency of Unnecessary Testing in Hospitalized Patients. The American Journal of Medicine 2018 May:131(5):50-503.