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Brian A Coakley, MD Email Brian Coakley

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    • Positions
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
    • Specialties
    • Surgery
    • Pediatric Surgery
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai Queens

Dr. Coakley is an Assistant Professor of Surgery (Pediatric Surgery) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. 

Dr. Coakley received a bachelor’s of arts in biochemical science from Harvard University, and a medical degree from the Oregon Health and Science University. He completed his general surgery residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center (New York, NY). During his residency training, he also completed a two-year research fellowship in the Department of Oncological Sciences in cancer immunology at Mount Sinai. His research during this fellowship focused on the utilization of myeloid-derived suppressor cells as a delivery vector for tumor-specific therapies. After residency, he went on to complete a pediatric surgery fellowship at the British Columbia Children’s Hospital (Vancouver, Canada) and finally a pediatric surgical oncology fellowship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

He is a fellow of: the American Academy of Pediatrics; American College of Surgeons; American Pediatric Surgical Association, Children’s Oncology Group; and the International Society of Pediatric Oncology. Dr. Coakley maintains an active clinical practice spanning the breadth of general and thoracic pediatric surgery. He has a specific interest in the management of pediatric solid tumors, including the employment of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for the treatment of children with forms of intra-abdominal sarcomatosis. His practice includes performing cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC for children with multiple advanced tumors, including desmoplastic small round cell tumor, rhabdomyosarcoma, peritoneal mesothelioma, Ewing’s sarcoma, undifferentiated sarcoma, and germ-cell tumors. 



Pediatric Surgery
American Board of Surgery

Clinical Focus

  • Abdominal Desmoid Tumor
  • Adrenalectomy-Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Antireflux Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Colorectal Resection
  • Endocrine Tumors
  • Fistula
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Melanoma
  • Pediatric Surgery Second Opinion
  • Pediatric Tumor
  • Sarcomas, Pediatric
  • Sarcomas, Soft-Tissue
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Testicular Tumors
  • Thoracotomy

Research Topics

Cancer, Health Services Research, Healthcare, Metastasis, Pediatrics


MD, Oregon Health Sciences University

Internship, General Surgery
The Mount Sinai Hospital

Residency, General Surgery
The Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery
British Columbia Children's Hospital

Fellowship, Surgical Oncology
MD Anderson Cancer Center (Univ of Texas)