Dr. Dexter Koons, MD

Dr. Dexter Koons, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 76
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Dr. Dexter Koons, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Pueblo, CO and has been practicing for 50 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health and specializes in neurosurgery.

400 W 17th St

Pueblo, CO 81003

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Koons performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Traumatic Brain Injury
normal
more than 21% of peers
Fracture
normal
more than 16% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 12% of peers

Dr. Koons's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

2 Sanctions
  • Unprofessional Conduct (8/22/2014)
    Action Taken: License Restricted
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Colorado
  • Other (10/18/2013)
    Action Taken: Restriction of Controlled Substance License
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Colorado
0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Koons has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Koons has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Koons' Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Koons to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Koons' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Doctor Koons is a thorough and compassionate professional. I have worked with Doctor Koons professionally as a Registered Nurse in Neuro Step-Down units and in ICU environments, since 1993. I became his patient secondary to a crushed spine injury, in 2005. He is always open to discussions about...more
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I had a spinal cord stemulator input for major pain. He did no follow ups and told me to have a good life. That was my last appointment with him 13 years ago. I have sever pain and stimular stopped working two years ago. I would not recommend my worst enemy to him.
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