Dr. Valerie Coon, MD

Dr. Valerie Coon, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Valerie Coon, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Stanford University in 2005 and specializes in neurosurgery.

50 N Medical Dr

Salt Lake City, UT 84132

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Kaiser Permanente
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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 80% of peers
Spine Disorders
more than 76% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
more than 73% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Coon "I care for patients with brain and spine trauma, brain tumors, pituitary tumors, degenerative diseases of the neck and lower back, disc herniations, and chronic pain. I am one of the spine surgeons working with the Salem spine center."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Coon does not have any board certifications listed.

61  Conditions Treated

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

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  • University Of California At Davis / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 2005

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Valerie Coon, MD
I had the privilege of having Dr. Valerie Coon M.D. as my neurosurgeon as the result of a stage three cancerous brain tumor in my left frontal lobe. She is still my Dr. now and I am absolutely thrilled both with the results of her steady hand during a successful surgery, and as a patient who gets...Read More
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Peter Slivkoff in Salem, OR – Nov 28, 2016
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Dr. Coon saw me in her private offices during a two-hour break between surgeries. She probably could have used some downtime between procedures but during my visit I felt I had her complete and undivided attention. She went over my diagnostics thoroughly with me, explained everything in detail and...Read More
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Tim M. in Detroit, OR – Sep 13, 2016
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I had a nerve sheath tumor and laminectomy both out of one incision 2/17/2016 and went home the same day. My wife and I both agree Dr. Coon is a Perfect 10.
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Carl Soles in Canby, OR – May 06, 2016
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not dependable
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Jorel in Brookings, OR – May 03, 2016
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I would recommend Dr. Coon, as she is very well trained. She not only took me out of my immediate pain and she eased my fears of going being put under anesthetics. She has a smile that will brighten up your day and will make you feel comfortable. She's young and knows what she is doing and cares...Read More
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Samantha Lundin in Salem, OR – Feb 12, 2016
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