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.

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


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




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.

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

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

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