J2853

Commending Todd B. Koch MD upon the occasion of being named one of America's Best Plastic Surgeons in 2021 by Newsweek magazine

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J2853


Senate Resolution No. 2853

BY: Senator GALLIVAN

COMMENDING Todd B. Koch MD upon the occasion of
being named one of America's Best Plastic Surgeons
in 2021 by Newsweek magazine

WHEREAS, It is incumbent upon the people of the State of New York to
commend and recognize those esteemed individuals within the medical
community for their extraordinary and sustained contributions to the
progress of medicine and the improvement of life; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to commend Todd B.
Koch MD upon the occasion of being named one of America's Best Plastic
Surgeons in 2021 in the Breast Augmentation and Facelift categories by
Newsweek magazine; and

WHEREAS, Ranked 147th and 108th respectively in the Nation, Dr. Todd
B. Koch is a board-certified plastic surgeon who completed his medical
school education at the State University of New York at Buffalo; he then
trained for five years in a General Surgery Residency Program at Millard
Fillmore Hospital in Buffalo where he was exposed to all aspects of
surgery including orthopedics, pediatrics, neurosurgery, urology,
plastic and reconstructive, hand, and vascular, all of which allowed him
to develop his surgical skills and knowledge; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Todd B. Koch furthered his education by training at the
Medical College of Ohio in Toledo, in specialties such as
reconstructive, cosmetic, maxillofacial, congenital, pediatric, hand,
burns, tumor removal, microsurgery, head and neck, trauma and many other
challenging surgical issues; during the next six months, he was a
American College of Surgeons Fellow specializing in the hand; and

WHEREAS, In 1986, Dr. Todd B. Koch returned to Buffalo to begin
private practice in plastic and reconstructive surgery; today, he is
widely recognized as an expert in cosmetic surgery and enjoys great
success at the Amherst Cosmetic Surgery Center in Williamsville, New
York; and

WHEREAS, This talented and successful surgeon is a well-respected
member of several plastic surgery societies including the American
Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, American Society of Plastic
Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc., and
Buffalo Plastic Surgery Society; and

WHEREAS, For his steadfast and unremitting commitment to his
profession, Dr. Todd B. Koch has been honored by numerous medical
organizations such as America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals,
Marquis Who's Who in America, Castle Connolly Medical Guide,
Metropolitan Professional Registry, Strathmore's Who's Who, and
America's Cosmetic Doctors &

Dentists; and

WHEREAS, When he is not working, Dr. Todd B. Koch enjoys various
athletic activities such as cycling and weight training, and above all,
spending time with his wife and two daughters; and

WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the occurrence of such a compassionate
blending of strength, leadership, intellect, and commitment as that
demonstrated by Dr. Todd B. Koch over three decades of sacrifice and
dedication to others; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is pleased to have this opportunity
to recognize Dr. Todd B. Koch for his long and sustained commitment to
the health and welfare of his patients, as he continues to provide
advanced and outstanding medical services; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Todd B. Koch MD upon the occasion of being named one of
America's Best Plastic Surgeons in 2021 by Newsweek magazine; and be it
further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Todd B. Koch MD.

actions

  • 02 / Jun / 2022
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 03 / Jun / 2022
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 03 / Jun / 2022
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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