Jack Coleman, Jr., MD

Senior Medical Director

Meet Your Nashville, TN Senior Medical Director

dr-jack-colemanJack Coleman, Jr., MD, is the Senior Medical Director for the Lung institute and is based at our Nashville, TN facility. He earned his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati and completed his internship and general surgery residency at the same institution. Moving to Pennsylvania, Dr. Coleman became otolaryngology resident at the University of Pittsburgh Eye and Ear Hospital. He also served as a Lieutenant Commander and Commander in the United States Naval Reserve.

In addition to being a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, Dr. Coleman is Board Certified in Otolaryngology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. He is also a Fellow with the American College of Surgeons and holds membership in the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States and the Pan-American Society of Otolaryngology.

Along with his distinguished medical career, Dr. Coleman is a published author for several medical books and is referenced in numerous medical journals. Listed below is Dr. Coleman’s Board Certification information, educational record and various professional and academic honors that he has achieved.

  • Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, 1980
  • The American Board of Otolaryngology, 1987
  • The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1992
  • 1969-1973 Undergraduate
    University of Virginia
  • 1973-1976 Medical School
    Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
    Guadalajara, Mexico
  • 1977-1979 Medical School
    University of Cincinnati
    Degree- M.D.
  • 1979-1980 Internship
    University of Cincinnati General Hospital
    Department of Surgery
  • 1980-1981 Residency
    University of Cincinnati General Hospital
    Department of Surgery
  • 1981-1984 Residency
    University of Pittsburgh Eye and Ear Hospital
    Department of Otolaryngology
  • Lieutenant Commander USNR     1988-1992
  • Commander USNR 1993- 2004
  • “Retropharyngeal Hematoma”, Pittsburgh Academy of Otolaryngology Awarded Second Prize – April, 1983
  • “Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans”, Pittsburgh Academy of Otolaryngology Awarded Second Prize – April, 1984
  • American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award – 1981, 1984, 1987, 1990
  • Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, 6th Ed., 2001 to Present
  • Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 6th Ed., 2006
  • America’s Top Physicians award, Consumer’s Research Council – 2006
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • A diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners

If you or a loved one is living with a lung disease and would like to learn more about all available treatment options, we can help. Please contact a patient coordinator today at (800) 729-3065 to schedule a free consultation.

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As required by Texas state law, the Lung Institute Dallas Clinic has received Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval from MaGil IRB, now Chesapeake IRB, which is fully accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Program (AAHRPP), for research protocols and stem cell procedures. The Lung Institute has implemented these IRB approved standards at all of its clinics nationwide. Approval indicates that we follow rigorous standards for ethics, quality, and protections for human research.