Alexander Y. Coe, MD, MEd

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Alexander Y. Coe, MD, MEd, is a fellow with the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Gastroenterology, Advanced endoscopy
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV


Pediatrics - Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH


Pediatrics - Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH


Advanced Fellow in Advanced Endoscopy - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatric Gastroenterology - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MEd in Curriculum and Instruction - University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

Titles and Academic Titles


Departments and Services




Mamula P, Coe A. Gastric Peroral Endoscopic Pyloromyotomy for Infants With Congenital Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis: Ready for Prime Time? Am J Gastroenterol. 2023 Mar 1;118(3):459-460. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 36799880. Pub Status: Published.

Coe A, Ciricillo J, Mansi S, El-Chammas K, Santucci N, Bali N, Lu PL, Damrongmanee A, Fei L, Liu C, Kaul A, Williams KC. Evaluation of Chronic Constipation in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2023 Feb 1;76(2):154-159. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 36705696. Pub Status: Published.


Coe, A., Kapur, R., Avansino, J.. Distal Rectal Skip-Segment Hirschsprung Disease and the Potential for False-Negative Diagnosis.. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology. 2016, Apr; 19(2): 123-131. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 26372258. Pub Status: Published.


Coe, A., Collins M.H., Lawal T.A., Louden E., Levitt M.A., Pena A.. Reoperation for Hirschsprung Disease: Pathology of the Resected Problematic Distal Pull-Through.. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology. 2012, Feb; 15(1): 30-38. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 22111560. Pub Status: Published.


Lawal T.A., Chatoorgoon K., Collins M.H., Coe, A., Pena A., Levitt M.A.. Redo pull-through in Hirschprung's disease for obstructive symptoms due to residual aganglionosis and transition zone bowel.. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2011, Apr; 46(2): 342-347. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 21292085. Pub Status: Published.



Coe A, Fahey L; Clinical Approach to Gastrointestinal Bleeding; In Nelson Pediatrics Board Review; Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA; Dean T. and Bell L.; 2nd Edition. (In review).

Mamula P, Coe A, Sahn B; Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage; In Wyllie Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease; Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA; Wyllie R, Hyams J, and Kay M; 7th Edition (In Draft).

Posters and Presentations


Evaluation of Defecation Disorders in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder by Colonic Manometry. Accepted for oral presentation at the 2020 4th Meeting of the Federation of Neurogastroenterology and Motility. Coe A., Circillo J., El-Chammas K., Santucci N., Damrongmanee M., Fei L., Liu C., and Kaul A.

Awards and Honors

2024-2025, NASPGHAN Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship Grant
2022-2023, CHOP GI Fellowship Citizenship Award
2017-2018, Edwin L. & Kathryn L. Cantlon Scholarship
2016-2017, George H. Bourget Scholarship
2015-2016, Semenza Medical Student Scholarship
2015-2016, Thomas Scully Medical Scholarship
2012, Magna Cum Laude, The Ohio State University

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2022-present, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
2019-present, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
2018-present, American Academy of Pediatrics