Dr. Valerie Coon, MD

Dr. Valerie Coon, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
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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

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • LifeWise
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Dr. Coon's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coon treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 86% of her peers

Dr. Coon treats this condition more than 86% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coon treats Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma) more than 78% of her peers

Dr. Coon treats this condition more than 78% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Chordoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
Brain Cancer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coon treats Brain Cancer more than 77% of her peers

Dr. Coon treats this condition more than 77% of her peers

Dr. Coon's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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 Surgery
Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

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

Dr. Coon's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Coon

4.5

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
85%
(17)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
5%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
10%
(2)

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Doesn’t listen to patients. In my one, and guaranteed only, consultation with her, she dismissed paralysis, pain, balance, and other problems from a spinal injury. She is the single worst doctor I have ever encountered.
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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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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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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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not dependable
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