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Dr. Amit Kochhar, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery* Age 44
Dr. Amit Kochhar, MD
4.7 (47 Ratings)

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Dr. Amit Kochhar, MD is an Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Specialist in Santa Monica, CA.
Dr. Amit Kochhar, MD
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Dr. Amit Kochhar, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery* Age 44
Santa Monica, CA
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Dr. Amit Kochhar, MD is an Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Specialist in Santa Monica, CA.

About

Dr. Amit Kochhar, MD is an Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Specialist in Santa Monica, CA. They studied at University of Maryland, College Park - Biology and Neurophysiology. They currently practice at Pacific Neuroscience Institute and are affiliated with Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, Providence Saint John's Health Center, Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center and Children's Hospital Los Angeles. At present, Dr. Kochhar received an average rating of 4.7/5 from patients and has been reviewed 47 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Kochhar is board certified in Otolaryngology and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Bell's Palsy
Facial Nerve Disorder
Throat Pain
Bell's Palsy
Facial Nerve Disorder
Throat Pain
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Earwax Buildup
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Headache
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Nosebleed
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sudden Deafness and-or Hearing Loss
Sudden Idiopathic Hearing Loss
TMJ
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Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Rhinoseptoplasty
Acoustic Nerve Disorder
Acute Respiratory Infection
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Aging Face
Allergic Rhinitis
Bedsores
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Blepharochalasis
Bone Cancer
Broken Nose
Brow Ptosis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Conductive Hearing Loss
Cough
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Deafness
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Dentofacial Anomalies
Deviated Septum
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
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Ectropion of Eyelid
Enlarged Turbinates
ENT Cancer
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Facial Fracture
Facial Laceration
Facial Palsy
Facial Paresis, Hereditary, Congenital
Facial Trauma
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Hair Loss
Head and Neck Cancer
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Jaw Fracture
Laryngeal Cancer
Lip Cancer
Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
Malignant Otitis Externa
Maxillary and Malar Fractures
Microtia
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Mixed Hearing Loss
Mohs Defect
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Nasal Obstruction
Nasal Polyp
Nasal Septal Perforation
Nose Cancer
Orbital Fracture
Perforated Eardrum
Peritonsillar Abscess
Postnasal Drip
Sinusitis
Skin Aging
Skin Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Swimmer's Ear
Tempormandibular Joint Pain
Thyroid Cancer
Tongue Cancer
Tonsillitis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertigo
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Vocal Cord Paralysis
Wheezing
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Wrinkles
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Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Adenoidectomy
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Blepharoplasty
Botox® for Chronic Migraine
Botox® Injection
Chemodenervation
Complex Revision Rhinoplasty
Cosmetic Facial Surgery
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
Endoscopic Cosmetic Facial Plastic Surgery
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Facial Bone
Excision of Skin Lesion
Eyelid Surgery
Facelift
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Facial Bone Fracture Repair
Facial Contour Alteration
Facial Implant Surgery
Facial Peel
Facial Prosthetic
Facial Reconstruction
Facial Rejuvenation
Facial Surgery
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Mohs Defect Reconstruction Surgery
Nasal Airway Surgery
Nasal Reconstruction
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Primary Cosmetic Rhinoplasty
Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
Skin Grafts
Tonsillectomy
Wound Repair

Insurance Accepted

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  • Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
    Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
    Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
    Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
    Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
    Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
    Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    Select Plus-CA HMO
    UC Health Savings Plan-CA
    UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select PPO
  • Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • United Healthcare

Locations

  1. 1 Pacific Neuroscience Institute - Santa Monica
    2125 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2 Pacific Neuroscience Institute
    2125 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404

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4.7
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3 Stars (2)
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1 Star (2)

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Jan 18, 2024
Dr. Kochar could not have done a better job with my septoplasty. He was professional, responsive and a pleasure to work with. Highly recommended.
— Jan 18, 2024
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About Me

Specialties*
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Ear, Nose, and Throat
Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
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Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Otolaryngology, Otorhinolaryngology and Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
    2008
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    2015
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • UCLA
    2016
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Amit Kochhar, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Kochhar's profile.

Dr. Amit Kochhar, MD is affiliated with Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, Providence Saint John's Health Center, Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center and Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

Yes, Dr. Amit Kochhar, MD holds board certification in Otolaryngology, Otorhinolaryngology and Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Providence Holy Cross Medical Center

    15031 Rinaldi St, Mission Hills, CA

  • Providence Saint John's Health Center

    2121 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA

  • Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance

    4101 Torrance Blvd, Torrance, CA

  • Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

    501 S Buena Vista St, Burbank, CA

  • Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center

    18321 Clark St, Tarzana, CA

  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles

    4650 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA