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Charles V. Coren, MD — Academic Profile

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Board Certifications


Medical School
  • University of Cincinnati (1978)
Residency Training
  • General Surgery, New York University
Fellowship Training
  • Pediatric Surgery, SUNY-Health Science Center at Brooklyn

Affiliated Specialty Center

Clinical Interests/Expertise

  • Surgical management of congenital and acquired anomalies/diseases of the neck, chest, abdomen, anorectum, and soft tissues in children (newborns to adolescents aged 17 years), including, but not limited to, congenital anomalies of the esophagus
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Inguinal hernias
  • Undescended testes
  • Appendicitis
  • Tumors of the kidneys, adrenal glands, gastrointestinal tract, lymphatics, and soft tissues
  • Minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery
  • Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS)
  • Prenatal consultation
  • Neonatal surgery
  • Pediatric trauma
Dr. Charles V. Coren | Stony Brook Pediatric Surgeon

Contact Information

Division of Pediatric Surgery
Department of Surgery, Health Sciences Center T19-090
Stony Brook Medicine
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8191
Tel: 631-444-2045
Fax: 631-444-8824

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  • Honors
  • Publications
  • Additional
  • Selected for inclusion in the Castle Connolly Guide, Top Doctors: New York Metro Area, representing the top 10% of physicians in the New York Metropolitan area
  • Cohen HL, Haller JO, Mestel AL, Coren C, Schechter S, Eaton DH. Neonatal duodenum: fluid-aided US examination. Radiology 1987;164:805-9.
  • Coren CV. Burn injuries in children. Pediatr Ann 1987;16:328-32, 335, 338-9.
  • Eisenberg P, Cohen HL, Coren C. Color Doppler in pulmonary sequestration diagnosis. J Ultrasound Med 1992;11:175-6.
  • Gilchrist BF, Valerie EP, Nguyen M, Coren C, Klotz D, Ramenofsky ML. Pearls and perils in the management of prolonged, peculiar, penetrating esophageal foreign bodies in children. J Pediatr Surg 1997;32:1429-31.
  • Gittleman AM, Price AP, Coren C, Akhtar M, Donovan V, Katz DS. Juvenile granulosa cell tumor. Clin Imaging 2003;27:221-4.
  • Gross BR, D'Agostino C, Coren CV, Petrikovsky BP. Prenatal and neonatal sonographic imaging of a central diaphragmatic hernia. Pediatr Radiol 1996;26:395-7.
  • Kabeer A, Gunnlaugsson S, Coren C. Neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis. A 12-year review at a county hospital. Dis Colon Rectum 1995;38:866-72.
  • Kim PS, Cataletto M, Garnet DJ, Alexeeva V, Selbs E, Katz DS, Coren CV. Unusual presentation of a cutaneous bronchogenic cyst in an asymptomatic neonate. J Pediatr Surg 2012;47:E9-12. doi:
  • Kottmeier PK, Velcek FT, Klotz DH, Coren CV, Hansbrough F, Price AP. Results of levatorplasty for anal incontinence. J Pediatr Surg 1986;21:647-50.
  • Lipkowitz G, Phillips T, Coren C, Spero C, Glassberg K, Tolete-Velcek F. Hemipelvectomy, a lifesaving operation in severe open pelvic injury in childhood. J Trauma 1985;25:823-7.
  • Mir R, Weitz J, Evans J, Coren C. Oral congenital cystic choristomas: a case report. Pediatr Pathol 1992;12:835-8.
  • Prose NS, Laude TA, Heilman ER, Coren C. Congenital malignant melanoma. Pediatrics 1987;79:967-70.
  • Tolete-Velcek F, Hansbrough F, Kugaczewski J, Coren CV, Klotz DH, Price AF, Laungani G, Kottmeier PK. Utero vaginal malformations: a trap for the unsuspecting surgeon. J Pediatr Surg 1989;24:736-40.
  • Wax BN, Durie NM, Khullar P, Price AP, Coren CV, Katz DS. Radiology-pathology conference: choledochal cyst. Clin Imaging 2007;31:269-72.
  • Yam B, Georgiou NA, Khullar P, Coren CV, Katz DS. Radiology-pathology conference: Mature teratoma arising from an intra-abdominal undescended testis in a 7-month-old infant. Clin Imaging 2010;34:466-71.
  • Yam B, Walczyk K, Mohanty SK, Coren CV, Katz DS. Radiology-pathology conference: incidental posterior mediastinal ganglioneuroma. Clin Imaging 2009;33:390-4.
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Society Memberships
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (Surg Sec)
  • Association for Academic Surgery
  • American Burn Association
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association