Contact Info

Premier Medical Group
50 Eastdale Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

400 Westage Center Business Drive
Suite 210
Fishkill, NY 12524

Phone:
(845) 437-5000

Fax:
(845) 704-2669

Neil J. Kocher, M.D.

Urologist, Women's Health Specialist, Poughkeepsie, Fishkill

Biography

Dr. Neil J. Kocher is a fellowship-trained urologist in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS). Dr. Kocher specializes in complex pelvic organ prolapse repair, including surgical reconstruction using minimally invasive and robotic-assisted techniques, as well as medical and surgical treatment for urinary incontinence, voiding dysfunction, pelvic floor disorders, and complications of vaginal surgery including mesh removal.

Dr. Kocher earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology summa cum laude with a minor in English at Wilkes University.  He received his MD degree from Temple University School of Medicine and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.  He completed his urology residency at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, where he received multiple teaching awards including the Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society and Department of Surgery Resident Leadership Awards.

Dr. Kocher then pursued a two-year accredited fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS) at the Cleveland Clinic Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute, and he was awarded the Department of Urology Honors for his outstanding and dedicated efforts as an FPMRS clinical fellow.

Dr. Kocher has authored over 25 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, and presented at numerous national and international conferences on topics including management of vaginal mesh complications and treatment therapies for refractory overactive bladder.

Dr. Kocher is currently accepting new patients at Premier’s Poughkeepsie and Fishkill locations:

50 Eastdale Avenue North, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

400 Westage Center Business Drive Suite 210 Fishkill, NY 12524

 

area of expertise

  • Bladder Botox Injection

  • Overactive Bladder

  • Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery

  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse Repair

  • Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation

  • Robotic Surgery

  • Stress Urinary Incontinence

  • Sacral Neuromodulation/ InterStim

  • Urethral Bulking Agent Injection

  • Urethral Diverticula

  • Urethral Prolapse/ Caruncle

  • Urethral Sling Surgery

  • Urethral Stricture Disease

  • Urgency Urinary Incontinence

  • Urodynamics

  • Vaginal Atrophy

  • Vaginal Cyst Excision

  • Vaginal Hysterectomy

  • Vesicovaginal Fistula

  • Voiding Dysfunction

Hospital Affiliations

Vassar Brothers Medical Center
45 Reade Place
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center
241 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Northern Dutchess Hospital
6511 Springbrook Avenue
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

board certification

Board Eligible – Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Board Eligible – American Board of Urology

PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL SOCIETIES

  • American Urological Association (AUA)
  • Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU)
  • International Continence Society (ICS)

Education

Fellowship – Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute – Cleveland, OH

Residency – Urology
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center – Hershey, PA

Medical School
Temple University School of Medicine – Philadelphia, PA

published articles

Patient Perceived Improvement and Medication Resumption Rates
After Intradetrusor Onabotulinumtoxina for Idiopathic Urgency Urinary
Incontinence. 

Neil J. Kocher · Jacqueline Zillioux · Howard B. Goldman

June 3, 2022. International Urogynecology Journal
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00192-022-05252-z

 

 

 

 

Dr. Neil Kocher talks with  Annie from Q92’s Annie in the Morning radio show to discuss Urinary Incontinence

 

 

 

Dr. Kocher discusses the hesitations some women have in reaching out to a Urologist for conditions such as urinary incontinence, pelvic floor disorders, and female sexual dysfunction.