Des Moines Facial Plastic Surgeon
4855 Mills Civic Pkwy #100
West Des Moines, Iowa 50265 US
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"After the surgery when all the swelling went down, my nose looked great!" "Dr. Koch has great bedside manner, is extremely gifted with his surgical technique and genuinely cares about you as an individual and the results you would like to see, not just the results he can obtain...." "Staff was equally great."

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5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

25 Year Old Female, Rhino/septoplasty. Des Moines, IA

I was very nervous when I first went to my consultation with Dr. Koch, but he was so friendly my nerves immediately went away when he walked through the door. He seemed like such a genuine person looking out for my best interest. I told him I wanted rhinoplasty to correct the bump on my nose, but I didn't want my overall appearance to change drastically. After the surgery when all the swelling went down, my nose looked great! People who didn't know that I had surgery couldn't tell I had work done, because he made my new nose look so natural. He also fixed my deviated septum and I can breathe so much better through my nose. I would definitely recommend Dr. Cody Koch for anyone looking to have facial plastic surgery.

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

35, Male , 1 Child, Married Electrician. West Des Moines, IA

He was kind and honest. That's what made my decision for me. He didn't just tell me what I wanted to hear. He even made a personal call the night of surgery to make sure I was doing ok.

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

56 Yo with Saggy Eyelids. Des Moines, IA

Loved Dr. Koch. He wasn't pushy and wanted to make sure I had the information for me to make the right decision. His explanation about the procedure was spot on. Staff was equally great.

5 out of 5 stars Nose Surgery

Mohs Procedure Repair. West Des Moines, IA

Dr. Koch has great bedside manner, is extremely gifted with his surgical technique and genuinely cares about you as an individual and the results you would like to see, not just the results he can obtain.

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

55 Y/o Female Facelift, Eyelids and Neck Lift. Dr. Cody is AWESOME - Des Moines, Iowa

It has been a little over a year now and I am SO thrilled with the outcome. Dr. Koch said there could be swelling for up to a year. I would say that at about the 9 month mark, everything settled in. He specializes in making you look natural and refreshed. Not all pulled tight. Believe me, I work in an office where a couple of ladies have gone wayyyyy overboard. I have talked to patients...

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid Surgery and then Some for This 62 Yr. Old. West Des Moines, IA

Tired of looking tired, I began searching for a doctor to change things. Fortunately for me I found Dr. Cody Koch. He and his work was more than I hoped for. I asked his recommendation for what to do and he gave me options, made suggestions and allowed me to think about it. He was not at all pushy and after I made my decision I never looked back. He was wonderful. I am so pleased with...

5 out of 5 stars Ear Surgery

Ear Pinning Surgery. Des Moines, IA

Dr. Cody Koch did such an amazing job. The entire staff is amazing!! Dr. Koch did an excellent job informing me of what to expect. I couldn't be happier with the results. He made me feel very comfortable and you can tell he genuinely cares about his patients.

5 out of 5 stars Nose Surgery

Far Better Than Expected - Des Moines, IA

Dr. Koch was very professional and friendly from the very first time we met through the entire procedure. He was the third doctor I had gone to, and I used to work in the medical field so I can usually get a feel for whether a physician is competent or not. It was obvious that he was very well trained, and very capable of providing the most up to date surgical procedures that would treat my painful and embarrassing problem. The surgery was a huge success, and everything went exactly as Dr. Koch had explained. He is an extremely talented surgeon.

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

32yr Old Transgender Male to Female - West Des Moines, IA

Dr. Cody Koch is a vary caring and understanding doctor. He listens to his patients. If you have any questions or complications he is right there to help.

5 out of 5 stars Xeomin

50 Year Who Will Do Whatever She Can NOT to Look Her Age - West Des Moines, IA

Dr Cody is an amazing doctor, I would recommend him for any and all procedures you feel you need to look younger or just feel better about yourself. I travel with my job, Dr Cody and his staff, especially Deb at the front desk, have always been very accomadatng and more then willing to work around my crazy schedule. I couldn't be more pleased with the care I receive from Dr. Cody and his staff.

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Koch has hospital affiliations at Unity Point Hospitals and Clinics, Mercy Hospital.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Drake University
    Medical: MD, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN
    Graduate: PhD, Mayo Graduate School, Rochester
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Mayo Medical School and Mayo Graduate School, Rochester, Minnesota
    Fellowship: American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Treatments offered at Koch Facial Plastic Surgery & Spa

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Very scared: Extreme Swelling or too much product? (photos)

I understand your concerns. Injections in the lips can certainly cause some swelling immediately. Additionally, Juvederm pulls water into it the first... READ MORE

Differences between various board certifications?

The differences between a board certification from the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS) and the American Board of... READ MORE

Where should injections be placed in order to treat mild/moderate marionette lines? (Photo)

Wendys7,I am sorry that you were disappointed with the injections you received. Typically injections to treat marionette lines in the corners of the... READ MORE

Uneven cheek implants?

I completely understand your concerns but it is way too early to tell if there is asymmetry. Your cheeks will be swollen due to the procedure for... READ MORE

Botox for the first time, but I'm concerned about getting drooping eyelids. Any suggestions?

I completely understand your hesitation.  It is a difficult if and where to get Botox for the first time.  First and foremost know that droopy e... READ MORE

I had closed septo-rhinoplasty two weeks ago. Am I developing a polly beak deformity? (Photo)

Thank you for your question. It is common for more swelling to occur after the cast is removed. The cast helps to minimize swelling with pressure. It... READ MORE

Deep static forehead lines? (photos)

I always encourage patients new to Botox to try it first without any fillers.  If after 3 months the wrinkles are not significantly better then ... READ MORE

What is the percentage of older patients that end up with saggy skin under their chins after Kybella treatments? (Photo)

You ask an excellent question.  Unfortunately there are no studies yet that investigate whether a patient has excess skin laxity following Kybella. ... READ MORE

How can I get rid of the cyst above my eye? (Photo)

Anitarun,This could be any of a number of things based on the picture, unfortunately a topical steroid cream which you were prescribed won't help any... READ MORE

Lower blepheroraplasty - day five post-surgery and concerned about ectropion - grateful for any advice

Ectropion, or the eyelid pulling away from the eye, is certainly a risk when undergoing lower eyelid blepharoplasty. It looks from the pictures like... READ MORE

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*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.