Dr. Joseph Koen, MD

Dr. Joseph Koen, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Joseph Koen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Norfolk, VA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery.

6261 E Virginia Beach Blvd Ste 200

Norfolk, VA 23502

Contact Information

(757) 625-4455

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Koen'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*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Duke University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Duke University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Koen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Koen's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Koen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I absolutely love Dr. Koen and his staff! I feel that I receive the most personalized care and his Secretary is phenomenal! I look forward to my appointments and I have never been disappointed. By far the most excellent care I've ever received! Highly Recommended to anyone that is in need of a...more
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Dr. Koen is great!! His staff however, not so much. They dont answer the phone, and they do not call you back. It's a shame a really good Dr. has such a subpar staff. I have left messages to call me after they were to verify with him. They never called back and they do not answer the phone......more
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I was very disappointed with my experience with Dr. Koen. He was very rude and argumentative on my first appointment and I will be seeking a different doctor. I know that specialists in this field can have a total God complex, but one thing this man needs to learn is compassion, a bedside manner,...more
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