Dr. Coney received his BS degree in biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He received his MD degree from Loyola Stritch School of Medicine. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Case Western Reserve University and a medical retina fellowship in diabetic retinopathy at the Joslin Diabetes Clinic of Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Coney also finished a two-year vitreoretinal surgical fellowship at the Vitreoretinal Foundation in Memphis, Tennessee. He was president of both the Cleveland Ophthalmological Society and the Ophthalmology Section of the National Medical Association, and serves as president-elect and executive board member for the Ohio Ophthalmological Society. Dr. Coney is a 2015 Patients' Choice Award winner and was recognized in Castle Connolly's list of America's Top Doctors in Cleveland Magazine.America's Top DoctorsCleveland Magazine
His primary interests include diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, traumatic eye injuries and complex retinal surgeries. He speaks locally, nationally, and internationally about retinal vascular diseases.