Dr. Jeffrey Coe Silicon Valley Spine Institute Campbell, California

Dr. Dr. Jeffrey Coe
Campbell, California

Dr. Coe looks at the total person when evaluating his patients taking into account their goals and lifestyle. His interest and research in innovative spine technologies allow him to provide the best solutions for his patients.

Dr. Coe’s interest in innovative spine technologies and his background as an electrical engineer allows him in his orthopaedic spine practice the ability to understand underlying biomechanical processes and logical problem solving to provide the best solutions for his patients with injuries, deformity and other diseases of the spine.  He has been in practice in the Los Gatos/Campbell, CA area since 1992.

He is a native of San Antonio, Texas.  Dr. Coe earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, graduating cum laude.  His M.D. degree was earned at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO.  He served in the U.S. Army for 13 years with his internship and residency at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco, CA and The Shiners’ Hospital for Crippled Children in St. Louis, MO.  He received valuable experience serving as a staff orthopaedic surgeon at the 34th General Hospital in Augsburg, Germany for three years. During part of that time he provided orthopaedic coverage for the U.S. Women’s Ski Team during their training sessions in Europe and also at the World Cup Games in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.  He returned to the U.S. for a fellowship in Reconstructive Spinal Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD.  He returned to his roots in San Antonio where he served as the Chief of the Spine Surgery Service at Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) at Ft Sam Houston, TX.  During his tenure at BAMC he served as Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery in Saudi Arabia and Iraq in Support of Operation Desert Storm.

Dr. Coe’s professional interests include Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery, Spinal Reconstructive Surgery, Spinal Disc Arthroplasty Surgery, Scoliosis Surgery, Adult and Pediatric Spinal Deformity Surgery and Cervical Spine Surgery.  He has performed research in the field of spinal biomechanics, spine surgery, disc replacement surgery, scoliosis and spinal instrumentation.  His work has been presented at multiple national and international meetings.  He has collaborated on book chapters and published numerous articles related to the study of surgery of the spine.  He is involved in teaching other spine surgeons new techniques to further the advance of the practice of spine surgery.

Dr. Coe is board certified as a diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a Fellow in the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). He is a member of the Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS), Lumbar Spine Research Society (LSRS), North American Spine Society (NASS), Society of Lateral Access Surgeons (SOLAS), Spinal Arthroplasty Society (SAS) / International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS), Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS) and the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS).

Dr. Coe looks at the total person when evaluating his patients.  He takes into account their goals and lifestyle.  When spinal surgery is indicated he works closely with the patient pre and post operatively to ensure the best result possible.

Appointments

Silicon Valley Spine Institute
Campbell, CA
Dec. 2005-Current

Center for Spinal Deformity and Injury
Los Gatos, CA
Medical Director
September 1, 1995-Currrent 

Center for Spinal Deformity and Injury
Los Gatos, CA
Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon 
July 1, 1992-Currrent

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
Bethesda, Maryland
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery 
September 1, 1988 - Current

Private Practice
Los Gatos, California
Orthopaedic Surgeon
July 1, 1992-Dec. 2005

Education

Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri 
M.D.
1975-1979

Letterman Army Medical Center
Presidio of San Francisco, California
Internship
1979-1980 (Flexible)

Letterman Army Medical Center
Presidio of San Francisco, California
Residency
July 1, 1980 - June 30, 1983

Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children
St. Louis, Missouri
Residency
July 1, 1983 - June 30, 1984

Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Adult Reconstructive Spinal Surgery
Fellowship
July 1, 1987 - June 30, 1988

Licensure & Certification

Licensure:

Board of Medical Quality Assurance (California), 1980-Present
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (Maryland), 1987-1988

Certification:

National Board of Medical Examiners, 1980 
Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1985 (Non time-limited)

Professional Associations

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Member, Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS) Executive Committee, 1996-2001, 2003-2008 Exhibits Committee, 1994-1997, 2003-2007    Chairman 1996-1997, 2003-2007   Communications Committee, 1998-2001    Chairman, 1998-2001 Local Arrangements Committee 2001, 2007    Chairman 2001, 2007 Long Term Planning Committee 2008    Chairman 2008

Member, North American Spine Society (NASS)   Coding Committee, 1999-2000 Practice Expense Committee, 2000-2001 Coding and Nomenclature Committee, 2001-Present

Fellow, Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)   FOSA Representative, 1999-2002 Mortality and Morbidity Committee, 2000-2005    Chairman, 2003-2004

Member, Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS)

Member, Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (SOMOS)

Federation of Spinal Surgical Societies (FOSA)   Executive Board, 1999-2008 President, 2002   Secretary-Treasurer, 2003-2008

Member, California Orthopaedic Association (COA) Workers’ Compensation Committee, 2001-Present

Member, Santa Clara County Medical Association (SCCMA) Professional Review Committee, 2002-Present External Affairs Committee, 1996-Present Insurance Review Committee, 1995-2000 Alternate Delegate to the CMA House of Delegates, 1998-Present

Member, California Medical Association (CMA)

Member, American Medical Association (AMA)

Specializations

Orthopaedic Surgery

Journal Articles

MCALISTER, W.H., COE, J.D., and WHYTE, M.P.: Macroepiphyseal Dysplasia with Symptomatic Osteoporosis, Wrinkled Skin, and Aged Appearance, A Possible Autosomal Recessive Condition. Skeletal Radiology 15: 47-51, 1986.
COE, J.D., SCHOENECKER, P.L. and GILULA, L.A.: Roentgen Rounds #84: Myositis Ossificans Progressiva. Orthopaedic Review 15: 612-616, 1986.
COE, J.D., MURPHY, W.A. and WHYTE, M.P.: Management of Femoral Fractures and Pseudofractures in Adult Hypophosphatasia. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 68-A: 981-990, 1986
COE, J.D., BECKER, P.S., MCAFEE, P.C, and GURR, K.R.: Neuropathology with Spinal Instrumentation. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 7:359-370, 1989.
COE, J.D., WARDEN, K.E., SUTTERLIN, C.E., III, and MCAFEE, P.C.: Biomechanical Evaluation of Cervical Spinal Stabilization Methods in a Human Cadaveric Model. Spine 14:11221131, 1989
COE, J.D., WARDEN, K.E., HERZIG, M.A., and MCAFEE, P.C.: The Influence of Bone Mineral Density on the Fixation of Thoracolumbar Implants. A Comparative Study of Transpedicular Screws, Laminar Hooks, and Spinous Process Wires. Spine 15:902-907, 1990
ZDEBLICK, T.A., BECKER, P.S., MCAFEE, P.C., SUTTERLIN, C.E., COE, J.D., and GURR, K.R.: Neuropathological Changes
with Experimental Spinal Instrumentation: Transpedicular Versus Sublaminar Fixation. Journal of Spinal Disorders 4:221-228, 1991
BEACH, W.R, STRECKER, W.B., COE, J.D., MANSKE, P.R., SCHOENECKER, P.L., and DAILEY, L.: Use of the Green Transfer in Treatment of Patients with Spastic Cerebral Palsy: 17Year Experience. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 11:731-736, 1991
PARSONS, T. W., III; LAUERMAN, W. C.; ETHIER, D. B.; GORMLEY, W.; CAIN, J. E.; ELIAS, Z.; and COE, J.D.: Spine Injuries in Combat Troops: Panama, 1989. Military Medicine 158: 501502, 1993
FRANCE, J.C., YASZEMESKI, M.J., LAUERMAN W.C., CAIN, J.E., GLOVER, J.M., LAWSON, K.J., COE, J.D., and TOPPER S.M.: A Randomized Prospective Study of Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion. Outcomes with and without Pedicle Screw Instrumentation. Spine 1999 24: 553-60
LOWE, T.G., and COE, J.D.: Bioresorbable Polymer Implants in the Unilateral Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion Procedure. Orthopedics 2002 25: s1179-83
LOWE, T.G., and COE, J.D.: Bioresorbable Polymer Implants in Unilateral Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion. Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine 2002 97: 464-467

 

Book Chapters

COE, J.D.: “Persistent Spinal Fluid Leakage Following Spinal Surgery” in Master Cases: Spine Surgery. Alex R. Vaccaro & Todd J. Albert, Editors. Thieme, New York, 2001
FREEDMAN, M.K., BRISLIN, B.T., VACCARO, A.R., O”NEIL, C., COE, J.D., MAURER, P.M., & O’BRIEN, E.: “Invasive Spinal Diagnostics” in Principles and Practice of Spine Surgery. Alex R. Vaccaro, Randal R. Betz, & Seth M. Zeidman, Editors. Mosby, St. Louis, 2003
COE, J.D. & VACCARO A.R.: “Dural Repair Techniques (Fascial Patching” in Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade. Alex R. Vaccaro & Todd J. Albert, Editors. Thieme, New York, 2003
COE, J.D. & VACCARO A.R.: “Complications of Anterior Cervical Plating” in The Cervical Spine, 4th Edition. Charles C. Clark, Editor. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia (in press).
COE, J.D.: “Overview of Fixation: Basic Biomechanics. When to Stabilize - Tumor/Trauma/Infection/Rheumatoid/Deformity/Degenerative” in Atlas of Cervical Spine Surgery, 2nd Edition. Harry N. Herkowitz, Editor. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia (in press).

 

Scientific Exhibits & Posters

Carpal Navicular Compression Plating with Iliac Crest Bone Grafting for Fracture Nonunion; Exhibited at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 50th Annual Meeting; Anaheim, California; March, 1983.
Dynamic Foot Splint for Traction Patients; Exhibited at American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia; April 1985.
Management of Femoral Fractures and Pseudofractures in Adult Hypophosphatasia - A Medically Untreatable Osteomalacia; Exhibited at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 53rd Annual Meeting; New Orleans; Louisiana, February, 1986.
Neuropathological Changes with Spinal Instrumentation. A Canine Model; Exhibited at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society; Las Vegas, Nevada; February 8, 1989.
The Biomechanics, Histomorphometry, and Neurological Effects of Pedicle Fixation; Exhibited at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 56th Annual Meeting; Las Vegas, Nevada; February, 1989.
3-D Imaging for the Post-Surgical Failed Back Syndrome; Exhibited at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 56th Annual Meeting; Las Vegas, Nevada; February, 1989.
Spinal Cord Monitoring with Neurogenic Motor Evoked Potentials Using Percutaneously Placed Interspinous Electrodes: A New Technique for Spinal Cord Stimulation; Exhibited at the 28th Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society; Dublin, Ireland; September, 1993.
Transarticular Screw Fixation For C1-2 Fusion: A Review of the Early Results and Complications of the Collected Experience of North American Spinal Surgeons with the Magerl Technique; Exhibited at the 28th Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society; Dublin, Ireland; September, 1993.
Combined Intra-Sacral Fixation of the Lumbosacral Junction with Segmental Spinal Instrumentation of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spin in Treatment of Adult Scoliosis; Exhibited at the International GICD Congress, June 1995.
Postoperative Blood Salvage Utilizing Cell Saver After Spinal Reconstructive Surgery; Exhibited at the 30th Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society; Asheville, North Carolina; September, 1995.
Intra-Fascial Approach in Posterior Iliac Bone Grafting with Donor Site Reconstruction; Exhibited at the 31st Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society; Ottawa, Ontario; September, 1996.
Results of Pre-Operative Teaching Program and Postoperative Clinical Pathways in Adult Spinal Surgery; Exhibited at the 31st Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society; Ottawa, Ontario; September, 1996.
Augmented Posterior Lumbar Interbody Reconstruction: Results and Outcome; Exhibited at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society; St. Louis, Missouri; September, 1997
Preoperative Narcotic and Perioperative Tobacco Usage as Predictors of Outcomes in Instrumented Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery; Exhibited at the 34th Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society; San Diego, California; September, 1999
Coblation: A New Technology for Soft Tissue Management in Spine Surgery; Exhibited at the 7th International Meeting for the Advancement of Spine Technologies; Barcelona, Spain; July 5-8, 2000
Minimally Invasive Discectomy in a Cadaver Model: A Feasibility Study Using Coblation Technology Combined with Novel Techniques for Minimally-Invasive Intradiscal Access; Exhibited at the 8th International Meeting for the Advancement of Spine Technologies; Paradise Island, The Bahamas, July 11-14, 2001
Complications of Anterior Cervical Surgery; Exhibited at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 69th Annual Meeting; Dallas, Texas; February 13-17, 2002
Complications of Anterior Cervical Surgery; Exhibited at the 30th Annual Meeting of the Cervical Spine Research Society; Miami Beach, Florida; December 4-7, 2002
Complications of Anterior Cervical Surgery; Exhibited at the 19th Annual Meeting of the Cervical Spine Research Society, European Section; Barcelona, Spain; June 17-20, 2003

 

Scientific Paper Presentations

Results and Complications of Revision Surgery for Failed Total Hip Arthroplasty; Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; El Paso, Texas; November 1982.
Carpal Navicular Compression Plating with Iliac Bone Graft for Fracture Nonunion; Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; Colorado Springs, Colorado; November, 1983
Management of Femoral Fractures and Pseudofractures in Adult Hypophosphatasia; Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; San Antonio, Texas; December, 1985
Neuropathological Changes with Spinal Instrumentation. A Canine Model; 23rd Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society; Baltimore, Maryland; October 1, 1988
Biomechanical Evaluation of Cervical Spinal Stabilization Methods in a Human Cadaveric Model; Cervical Spine Research Society 16th Annual Meeting; Key Biscayne, Florida; December 1, 1988
Neuropathological Changes with Spinal Instrumentation. A Canine Model; Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; Williamsburg, Virginia; December 5, 1988
Load to Failure Strengths of Spinal Implants in Osteoporotic Spines. A Comparison Study of Pedicle Screws, Laminar Hooks, and Spinous Process Wires; 35th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society; Las Vegas, Nevada; February 6, 1989
Neuropathological Changes with Spinal Instrumentation. A Canine Model; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 56th Annual Meeting; Las Vegas, Nevada; February 13, 1989
Load to Failure Strengths of Spinal Implants in Osteoporotic Spines. A Comparison Study of Pedicle Screws, Laminar Hooks, and Spinous Process Wires; Combined Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society and the European Spinal Deformities Society; Amsterdam, the Netherlands; September 18, 1989
Potential Neurologic Hazards With Interspinous Wiring in the Cervical Spine; 17th Annual Meeting of the Cervical Spine Research Society; New Orleans, Louisiana; December 8, 1989
Biomechanical Evaluation of Cervical Spinal Stabilization Methods in a Human Cadaveric Model; 5th Annual Meeting of the Federation of Spine Associations; New Orleans, Louisiana; February 11, 1990
Biomechanical Evaluation of Cervical Spinal Stabilization Methods in a Human Cadaveric Model; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 57th Annual Meeting; New Orleans, Louisiana; February 13, 1990
Spinal Cord Monitoring Using Neurogenic Motor Evoked Potentials in Spinal Surgery; North American Spine Society 7th Annual Meeting; Boston, Massachusetts; July 10, 1992
Transarticular Screw Fixation For C1-2 Fusion: A Review of the Early Results and Complications of the Collected Experience of North American Spinal Surgeons with the Magerl Technique; 20th Annual Meeting of the Cervical Spine Research Society; Palm Desert, California; December 5, 1992
Spinal Cord Monitoring with Neurogenic Motor Evoked Potentials Using Percutaneously Placed Interspinous Electrodes: A New Technique for Spinal Cord Stimulation; 28th Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society; Dublin, Ireland; September 21, 1993
Transarticular Screw Fixation For C1-2 Fusion: A Review of the Early Results and Complications of the Collected Experience of North American Spinal Surgeons with the Magerl Technique; North American Spine Society 8th Annual Meeting; San Diego, California; October 15, 1993
Transarticular Screw Fixation For C1-2 Fusion: A Review of the Early Results and Complications of the Collected Experience of North American Spinal Surgeons with the Magerl Technique; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 61st Annual Meeting; New Orleans, Louisiana; February 13, 1994
Subtotal Corpectomy with Autologous Iliac Strut Graft Fusion and Anterior Cervical Plating for Multilevel Cervical Disc Disease, Preliminary Results; 25th Annual Meeting of the Cervical Spine Research Society; Rancho Mirage, California; December 5, 1997
Reconstruction of Iliac Crest Bone Graft Donor Site in Reconstructive Spinal Fusion Surgery; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 65th Annual Meeting; New Orleans, Louisiana; March 19, 1998
Preoperative Narcotic and Perioperative Tobacco Usage as Predictors of Outcomes in Instrumented Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 66th Annual Meeting; Anaheim, California; February 6, 1999
Reconstruction of Iliac Crest Bone Graft Donor Site in Reconstructive Spinal Fusion Surgery; 34th Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society; San Diego, California; September, 1999
Preoperative Narcotic and Perioperative Tobacco Usage as Predictors of Outcomes in Instrumented Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery; North American Spine Society 14th Annual Meeting; Chicago, Illinois; October 24, 1999
Utility of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Parameters in Predicting Highly Sensitive Discs on Discography; North American Spine Society 17th Annual Meeting; Montreal, Quebec; November 2, 2002

 

Podium Presentations & Lectures

Impending Intra-Articular Migration of an Intramedullary Nail Presenting as Pyogenic Arthritis; Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; Bethesda, Maryland; November, 1981
The Dashboard Hip; University of California San Francisco Rotating Grand Rounds; Letterman Army Medical Center; Presidio of San Francisco, California; February, 1982
Compartment Syndromes; 2nd Annual German-American Medical Conference; 34th General Hospital, Augsburg, West Germany; September, 1985
Cervical Spine Trauma. University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Orthopaedic Grand Rounds; San Antonio, Texas; May 22, 1989
Biomechanics of Cervical Fixation Techniques; 1st Annual Challenge of the Cervical Spine; San Antonio, Texas; April 26, 1990
Posterior Cervical Wiring - Techniques and Hazards; 1st Annual Challenge of the Cervical Spine; San Antonio, Texas; April 27, 1990
The Role of Orthopaedic Surgery in Forward Hospitals; Operation Desert Storm Clinical Surgery Conference; Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; April 10, 1991
Recent Advances in Cervical Spine Surgery; Santa Clara County Orthopaedic Society; Campbell, California; May 17th, 1994
Battlefield Orthopaedics in the ‘90’s: Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm Revisited; Santa Clara County Orthopaedic Society; Los Gatos, California; January 16th 1996
Cervical Spine Trauma: Non-Operative Treatment; 5th Instructional Course of the Cervical Spine Research Society; Palm Beach, Florida; December 9, 1996
Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion with Threaded Titanium Cages; Santa Clara County Orthopaedic Society; Saratoga, California; September 16th 1997
Biomechanics of the Cervical Spine; 6th Instructional Course of the Cervical Spine Research Society; Atlanta, Georgia; December 6, 1998
Acceleration Injuries of the Cervical Spine; 6th Instructional Course of the Cervical Spine Research Society; Atlanta, Georgia; December 7, 1998
Anterior Fusion for Degenerative Disorders of the Lumbar Spine; American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, Symposium on Anterior Spinal Fusion; San Francisco, California; October 14, 1999
The Case for Lumbar Fusion; Spine Network of California Symposium; Las Vegas, Nevada; February 28, 2000
Neck and Arm Pain in the Injured Worker; California Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; San Francisco, California; April 30, 2000
Spinal Fusion; Presented to the Nursing Staff of Community Hospital of Los Gatos; Los Gatos, California, September 6, 2000
Iliac Crest Bone Graft Donor Site Reconstruction; Presented at “Advances in Spinal Surgery”; Vail, Colorado, December 9, 2000
Complications of Anterior Cervical Fusion; 7th Instructional Course of the Cervical Spine Research Society; Charleston, South Carolina; December 2, 2000
Laminectomy Membrane: Guilty or Scapegoat? AAOS Instructional Course: Current Strategies in Spine Surgery; Charleston, South Carolina; May 10, 2001
Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Options, the role of Dowels and Cages – When are Screws Indicated? AAOS Instructional Course: Current Strategies in Spine Surgery; Charleston, South Carolina; May 12, 2001
California Workers’ Compensation – A Case Study: A Physician Can Make a Difference; “Your Practice, Your Business”; Las Vegas, Nevada; August 25, 2001
Evaluation of the Injured Worker – History and Physical; Spine Network of California Symposium; Las Vegas, Nevada; October 15, 2001
The Case for Lumbar Fusion; Spine Network of California Symposium; Las Vegas, Nevada; October 15, 2001
Neck and Arm Pain in the Injured Worker; Spine Network of California Symposium; Las Vegas, Nevada; October 15, 2001
Complications of Anterior Cervical Fusion; 9th Instructional Course of the Cervical Spine Research Society; Monterey, California; December 1, 2001
Cervical Spinal Fusion; Continuing Education in Spine Seminar, Community Hospital of Los Gatos; Los Gatos, California, March 19, 2002