Privatklinik Bethanien

Dr. med. James Koch

Specialist in general internal medicine, member of the FMH

Areas of specialisation (1)



Specialist title for general internal medicine


Dissertation at the University of Bern


State examination at the University of Bern

Work Experience

since 2020

Independent practice at a new location: joint practice with Dr Annemarie Koch-Holch in Kilchberg

2017 - 2020

Managing Director / Site Manager Medbase Permanence Zurich Main Station
Coordinator responsible for relocation, temporary and new construction of the practice
Responsible coordinator for COVID internally and with the health directorate
Independent practice activity in the Permanence


Sale of Permanence Hauptbahnhof Zürich AG to Medbase AG

2009 - 2017

Medical management with own practice, CEO of Permanence Hauptbahnhof Zürich, majority shareholder and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

1997 - 2009

Head doctor with own practice, Permanence Zurich Main Station,
Minority shareholder and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors
Responsible for operational activities
Head of personnel: doctors, secretariat and laboratory

1996 - 1997

Senior Physician, Medical Polyclinic, University Hospital Zurich (Prof. W. Vetter)
Clinical lecturer at the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich
Senior physician consultation hours
Senior physician service Medical emergency ward
Supervision of dissertations and clinical studies

1994 - 1996

Medical Polyclinic, University Hospital Zurich (Prof. W. Vetter)
Private department, hypertension consultation hours,
Medical emergency ward
Coordinator of interdisciplinary case conferences
Senior assistant

1993 - 1994

Medical Clinic C, Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen (Prof. H. J. Senn)
Gastroenterology, oncology, private ward, leukaemia ward, bone marrow transplants, scientific study consultation Medical oncology

1990 - 1993

Medical Clinic B, Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen (Dr F.W. Reutter, PD Dr R. Krapf)
General internal medicine, medical emergency ward, private ward, nephrology, transplantation medicine, cardiology, medical intensive care unit

1989 - 1990

Surgery, orthopaedics and traumatology at Interlaken Regional Hospital (Drs R. Zürcher and B. Noesberger)

1988 - 1989

Scientific and clinical work at the Rheumatological University Clinic and Polyclinic, Inselspital Bern (Prof. N.J. Gerber)

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