Assistant Professor of Neurology
Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
Education and Experience
- Columbia University College of Physicians and Surg (New York NY)/ (2003)
- The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore MD)/ Neurosurgery (2010)
Neurosurgery - Cerebrovascular
- Aneurysm Center
- Cerebrovascular Center
Additionally, Dr. Coon has expertise in the pre-operative embolization of tumors of the brain and spine. He works closely with members of the division of neurosurgical oncology and spine to decrease blood flow to solid tumors before surgical resection.
Dr. Alexander Coon currently sees patients at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Outpatient Center (JHOC) on Mondays or by alternate appointment in his office.
- Arteriovenous Malformations
- Carotid Artery Stenosis
- Cavernous Malformations
- Cerebral Aneurysms
- Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas
- Intracerebral Hemorrhage
- Moyamoya Disease
- Spinal Disorders
- Stroke, Acute
- Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Kretzer RM, Coon AL, Tamargo RJ. Walter E. Dandys contributions to cerebrovascular neurosurgery. J Neurosurg. 2010 Jun;112(6):1182-91.
Momin, EN, Recinos PF, Coon AL, Rigamonti D. Use of intraoperative venography to guide the distal portion of a VA shunt past an obstruction in the central veins: Technical case report. Neurosurgery. 2010 Jun;66(6 Suppl Operative):370-1; discussion 371.
Paul AR, Colby GP, Radvany MG, Huang J, Tamargo RJ, Coon AL. Femoral access in 100 consecutive subarachnoid hemorrhage patients: the craniotomy of endovascular neurosurgery. BMC Res Notes. 2010 Nov 5;3:285.
Colby GP, Paul AR, Radvany MG, Gandhi D, Gailloud P, Huang J, Tamargo RJ, Coon AL,. A single center comparison of coiling versus stent-assisted coiling in 90 consecutive paraophthalmic region aneurysms. J Neurointerv Surg. 2012 Mar 1;4(2):116-20.
Wicks RT, Pradilla G, Raza SM, Hadelsberg U, Coon AL, Huang J, Tamargo RJ. Impact of changes in intraoperative somato-sensory evoked potentials (SSEPs) on stroke rates after clipping of intracranial aneurysms. Neurosurgery 2011 Nov 3 (e-pub)
Chaichana KL, Coon AL, Tamargo RJ, Huang J. Dural arteriovenous fistulas: epidemiology and clinical presentation. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2012 Jan;23(1):7-13. Epub 2011 Oct 21.
Colby GP, Coon AL, Huang J, Tamargo RJ. Historical perspective of treatments for cranial arteriovenous malformations and dural arteriovenous fistulas. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2012 Jan;23(1):15-25.
Paul AR, Colby GP, Huang J, Tamargo RJ, Coon AL. Selection of treatment of modalities or observation of dural arteriovenous malformations. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2012 Jan;23(1):77-85. Epub 2011 Oct 21.
Pradilla G, Coon AL, Huang J, Tamargo RJ. Surgical treatment of cranial arteriovenous malformations and dural arteriovenous fistulas. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2012 Jan;23(1):105-22.
Coon AL, Paul AR, Colby GP, Lin LM, Pradilla G, Huang J, Tamargo RJ. Comparison of tertiary-center aneurysm location frequencies in 400 consecutive cases: Decreasing incidence of posterior communicating artery region aneurysms. Surg Neurol Int. 2011;2:152. Epub 2011 Oct 29.
- Dr. Coons research interests are in the development of endovascular devices and the techniques and outcomes associated with their usage for cerebrovascular pathology. He has published extensively in the field of stroke and subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH).