Dr. John Coon, MD

Dr. John Coon, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
Dr. John Coon, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Riverside, CA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1968 and specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.

3975 Jackson St Ste 201

Riverside, CA 92503

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Stomach Surgery
more than 62% of peers
more than 46% of peers
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
more than 42% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Coon "We treat each patient as an individual with one on one attention in regards to their healthcare and related issues. " You are not a number" or just another patient is how we stand apart from other weight loss practices. Finding the best procedure and approach to each patients weight concerns is our primary focus and concern. We want each patient to succeed and help them reach their goals in health improvement and weight."

3  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

2  Conditions Treated

24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1964
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Saginaw Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • University Nm Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • La Cnty Usc Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Parkview Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Masters in Busines Administration at University of New Mexico
    Other Education | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Coon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Coon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Coon to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Coon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

This review is solely based on receptionist- not helpful in any way. Was rude. Took phone number and never called back. Disappointing.
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Greatest experience ever! I had gastric bypass five months ago. Consult, approval, surgery, care, and so much attention from Dr. Coon and all of his staff. Family like feeling in the office. So happy and no complications!
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Dr. Coon has that country Doctor bedside manner. He is patient, soft spoken and most of all professional and honest about your procedure. Sometimes your wait is a little long, but no one seems to mind because he gives you the time needed to discuss and answer any questions you may have. Also, it...more
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