Dr. Kochenburger is Alameda's Only Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgeon!

Since 1993, Harvard-educated, Board Certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Dr Richard Kochenburger, has enthusiastically served the women's health needs of East Bay women.

With daily office hours and a cheerful, holistic/prevention-oriented approach, Dr. Kochenburger and Nurse Practitioner Ms. Azam Moore provide attentive, compassionate care. Every attempt is made to provide personalized, "old fashioned" service in a "partnership model". Dr. Kochenburger is only one of a handful of solo private practice obstetrician gynecologist that remain in the greater East Bay area. He offers concierge type service, and is present at around 90% of his patient's births and deliveries.

Whether expecting the birth of a child, requiring an annual PAP smear, discussing family planning or a related women's health concern, Dr. Kochenburger, Ms. Moore and our friendly staff would love to meet you!

Meet Us

Dr. K and granddaughter Arden with "Doc" (horse).
Dr. Kochenburger

I am a native of New Jersey and except for my stint in medical school at the University of Illinois from 1985-1989, have lived in the Bay Area since 1983. My education includes: B.A. Harvard University (Biochemistry), M.P.H. UC Berkeley, M.D. University of Illinois at Chicago (Member of Alpha OMega Alpha Honor Society), Ob/Gyn Residency at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland. I have one daughter and two lovely grandchildren. I live in Oakland, am an avid equestrian, hiker and dog lover.

Ms. Azam Moore
I am a Family Nurse Practitioner and I joined Dr. Kochenburger's practice in 2003. I received my B.S.N. and M.S.N. degree from the University of Utah Salt Lake City 1981. After 18 years of hospital experience, I then returned back to school at Holy Names College for a second MSN degree as a family Nurse Practitioner. Since graduation as an F.N.P., I've worked as an OB-GYN and Children Primary Health Care Provider.
I provide:
  • Annual PAP/Pelvic and Breast Examinations.
  • Individual education to clients according to their age and health requirements.
  • The latest family planning options.
  • Advice regarding preventive measures, diagnosis and treatment of STD infections.
  • Evaluations for premenopausal women on signs and symptoms of menopause.
Coming from a Middle Eastern background, I do have experience in teaching in that part of the world. I am very knowledgeable and understanding of our multicultural and multiracial clients. I am cordial and respectful to our clients in meeting their needs. I work on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon 1:30pm to 5:30pm and I welcome you to our practice.

Dr. Leslie Prins
Dr. Leslie J Prins
Chiropractor, Leslie J Prins DC, DACNB, CCSP has been practicing in Alameda for 30+ years. He specializes in Chiropractic Neurology. Find out more on his website. And you can reach him at (510) 769-6066 or by email.

Dr. Prins offers a variety of rehabilitation modalities, including:  
  • manual chiropractic adjustments
  • physical therapy
  • neurological evaluations
  • strengthening, stretching, and breathing exercises
  • nutritional evaluations with hole food supplementsprotocol recommended