Jack L. Koch Jr., M.D. 
Child, Adolescent, & Adult Psychiatrist

Dr. Koch obtained both his undergraduate degree at the University of South Alabama, obtained his medical degree at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, completed his Internship and Residency in General Psychiatry at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and completed his Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  During his last year at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, he served as Chief Fellow for the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 

Dr. Koch is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology both in Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  He has served as an Associate and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University, has served as the Assistant Residency Training Director for the Department of Psychiatry, and co-lead a year-long course in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and other impulse control disorders for the Vanderbilt Child & Adolescent Psychiatry fellows.  He was a founding member of the Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee (E.D.C.T.) (now known as Renewed) and served as a board member for the  first seven years of the organization’s existence.  His areas of interest include Eating Disorders, ADHD, Mood Disorders, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

In addition to his outpatient private practice, Dr. Koch is the treating psychiatrist at both Woodland Hills Youth Detention Center and the G4S Stones River Academy, Academy for Young Women, and Academy for Young Men.  Dr. Koch also provides expert testimony for Keystone Peer Review Organization, Inc.  He has also previously served as the treating psychiatrist at multiple jails and prisons, both for adults and adolescents, as well as at multiple community mental health centers.

Talent is like a marksman who hits a target which others cannot reach;
genius is like a marksman who hits a target which others cannot see.
(Schopenhauer, World As Will, vol. 2, p.391 / chap. 31, “On Genius.”)

Child, Adolescent, & Adult Psychiatrist