Bernadette L. Koch, MD

Neuroradiologist, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging

Associate Chief, Academic Affairs, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging

Academic Affiliations

Professor, UC Department of Radiology

UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-7535

Fax 513-636-7535


Brain, spine, head and neck imaging

Bernadette L. Koch, MD, grew up in Cincinnati and received her BS and MD degrees from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

After an initial internship, Dr. Koch completed four years of radiology residency at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She then completed a pediatric radiology fellowship and a second year of fellowship in pediatric neuroradiology at Cincinnati Children's.

MD: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH.

Transitional Internship: St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN.

Residency: University Hospital, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH.

Fellowship: Pediatric Radiology and Neuroradiology, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

Certification: American Board of Medical Examiners, 1988; American Board of Radiology, 1992; Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Pediatric Radiology, ABR, 1995; Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Neuroradiology, ABR, 1997; Maintenance of Certification (MOC) in Pediatric Radiology, 2004.

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Donnelly LF, Gessner KE, Dickerson JM, Koch BL, Towbin AJ, Lehkamp TW, Moskovitz J, Brody AS, Dumoulin CL, Jones BV. Quality initiatives: department scorecard: a tool to help drive imaging care delivery performance. Radiographics. 2010 Nov;30(7):2029-38.

Dickerson JM, Koch BL, Adams JM, Goodfriend MA, Donnelly LF. Safety coaches in radiology: decreasing human error and minimizing patient harm. Pediatr Radiol. 2010 Sep;40(9):1545-51.

Calvo-Garcia MA, Kline-Fath BM, Jones BB, Care MM, Koch BL. Brain malformations associated with epignathus: a clue for the correct prenatal diagnosis. Pediatr Radiol. 2009 Dec;39(12):1369-72.

Koch BL. Avoiding sedation in pediatric radiology. Pediatr Radiol. 2008 May;38 Suppl 2:S225-6. Review.

Koch BL, Moosbrugger EA, Egelhoff JC. Symptomatic spinal epidural collections after lumbar puncture in children. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2007 Oct;28(9):1811-6.

Koch BL. My Child Has a Neck Mass. In: Neuroradiology Categorical Course Syllabus, American Roentgen Ray Society. Orlando;pp 329-333. 2007.

Koch BL. 26 Diagnoses In: Diagnostic Imaging. Pediatric Neuroradiology. Amirsys, Salt Lake City, 2007.

Khan, JJ, Donnelly LF, Koch BL, Curtwright LA, Dickerson JM, Hardin JL, Hutchinson S, Wright J, Gessner KE. A program to decrease the need for pediatric sedation for CT and MRI. Applied Radiology. 2007 April 30-33.

Koch B, Blackham A, Jones B. Incidental internal carotid artery calcifications on temporal bone CT in children. Pediatr Radiol. Feb 2007;37(2):141-144.

Koch BL. Cystic malformations of the neck in children. Pediatr Radiol. 2005 May;35(5):463-77.