Dr. Brian Coan, MD

Dr. Brian Coan, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
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Dr. Brian Coan, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in Cary, NC. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 10 years.Read his story

2001 Weston Pkwy

Cary, NC 27513

Contact Information

(919) 484-4884

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas


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Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
more than 46% of peers
Benign Tumor
more than 25% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
more than 20% of peers

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Dr. Coan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Coan "Dr. Brian S. Coan is double board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Board of Surgery and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). Dr. Coan received his undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA. As an undergrad, Dr. Coan earned a selective place working alongside the world-renowned Dr. Robert Langer, founder of the largest biomedical engineering laboratory in the world. During this time Dr. Coan learned firsthand the innovations in tissue engineering, biotechnology and drug delivery systems. He completed medical school at the University of Chicago-Pritzker, a General Surgery residency and then went on to complete a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at the prestigious Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, where he served his final year as Chief Resident. With training from prestigious institutions including M.I.T. and Duke University, he currently serves as Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Author, Lecturer and Clinical Adjunct Faculty at both Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine in the respective Divisions of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Coan's reputation for innovation and surgical excellence led him to perform the first bilateral tram breast reconstruction at the Alamance Regional Medical Center in Burlington, NC."


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  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)


  • Abdominoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Non-Surgical Facelift
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Ut Southwestern Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Ut Southwestern Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Duke University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Coan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Czech
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Coan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Coan to family and friends
based on 72 total reviews (23 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (72)

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  • 3
  • 2
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Dr. Coan's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (23)

in Durham, NC |
Love love love my experience with Care staff and Dr Coan! There’s no real way to say how scary the beginning of this experience was me but after having my FIRST consultation, I was put at ease as if I was with family! I’m planning on returning for another procedure very soon! Everyone there...more
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in Knightdale |
He is the man! I recommend him 10 times over. Words can not express how please I am with his services
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in Chapel Hill, NC |
My experience with Dr. Coan and the rest of the staff at Care could not have been better. I felt comfortable and welcomed from the moment I stepped into the office. Dr. Coan really took his time talking to me and understanding what I was looking for. This is what set him apart from other surgeons...more
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in Fort Bragg, NC |
I absolutely adore Dr. Coan and the staff at Care! You won't find a more polite and professional team. Dr. Coan more than exceeded my expectations. You won't find a more knowledgeable doctor anywhere. He's truly a pioneer in the field of plastic surgery.
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Durham, NC |
I can't say enough good about Dr Coan, the office staff and CARE plastic surgery!! Dr Coan is so down to earth and listens so intently that you feel at such ease! He answers any questions you may have along the entire process! To see the results will make you want to flaunt your body across a...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Coan accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Coan has admitting privileges

Alamance Regional Medical Center
1240 Huffman Mill Rd
Burlington, NC 27215
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