Amit Kochhar - PIH Health - Whittier, CA

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Amit Kochhar

Amit Kochhar, MD

4.8 / 5 (based on 31 Reviews) View 9 Comments

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Dr. Amit Kochhar joins PIH Health after completing his training in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (Ear, Nose and Throat) at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He then completed a Fellowship in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at UCLA where he focused on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, specifically rhinoplasty (nasal surgery), face lifting and cancer reconstruction. Dr. Kochhar has always had an interest in science and technology but he did not decide to pursue medicine until he went to college at the University of Maryland, College Park.  During that time he spent several summers working at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. These summer experiences are what Dr. Kochhar enjoyed the most. They allowed him to appreciate the medical environment, team camaraderie and caring for patients.  As both a Facial Plastic and Head and Neck Surgeon, Dr. Kochhar receives gratification knowing that he is able to have an impact of improving a patient’s life, from smell and taste to the ability to sleep and be active. In his spare time, Dr. Kochhar enjoys the outdoors, hiking and running and spending with his wife and two small children.


12462 Putnam St #500
Whittier, California 90602
  • Main: 562.789.5456
  • Fax: 562.789.5457

Hospital/Group Affiliation

PIH Health Physicians

PIH Health Hospital - Whittier





Otolaryngology, ENT



Johns Hopkins Hospital (Maryland)


UCLA Medical Center (California)


University of Miami School of Medicine (Florida)

Patient Reviews

February 14, 2017
Thank you for your time, it was a pleasure meeting you.
February 13, 2017
Excellent clinician, very knowledgeable. Very friendly and helpful staff.
February 06, 2017
he is quite fine
January 24, 2017
specialist first
January 24, 2017
Dr. Amit Kochhar is very professional, knowledgeable, and seems to genuinely care. I am glad that PIH has added Dr. Kochhar to their team.
January 10, 2017
He covered the information in my file completely in words I could understand. Over all I was very happy with this doctor
November 29, 2016
He was very detailed in trying to find a cause or solution to my condition and was readily willing to do the extra step to get to the bottom of it
November 29, 2016
Doctor was not sensitive and is not thorough when explaining medical condition he was very cold and I felt rushed out of his office.
November 15, 2016
He listened to all my concerns and addressed them with thorough answers.he was patient. And gave me informative answers!!??