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About Steve Koh, MD, MPH, MBA

Steve Koh, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist who provides expert general adult and geriatric mental health care for a range of common conditions such as depression and anxiety.

He enjoys spending time with and listening to his patients and considers it a privilege to help patients struggling with mental illness. His approach to care is empathetic and patient-centered.

Mental health conditions are often rooted in biological and psychological factors, and it is common for older people to experience certain feelings and challenges. Dr. Koh works to connect these contributing factors, addressing each to improve patients' quality of life and daily life functioning.

Dr. Koh is a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and is a member of the California Medical Association, San Diego Psychiatric Society, Group for Advancement of Psychiatry, American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry and American Association for Community Psychiatry.

Dr. Koh completed fellowship and residency training, and earned his medical degree at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He earned his Master's Degrees in Public Health and Business Administration from The Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Koh is board certified in both psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry.

Outside of work, he enjoys traveling, trying new foods, reading, watching movies and spending time with his dog.

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For more information, see Psychiatry.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Medical Degree

  • UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Residency

  • UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Master's Degrees

  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • Korean

Date Joined Staff

  • 2013-08-19

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry

Conditions and Treatments

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • General Adult Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted