Board Certified — National Board of Medical Examiners
Board Certified — The American Board of Otolaryngology
Education Committee — Laser Institute of America
Subcommittee on Core Education — American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, Inc.
Chairman, Sleep Disorders Committee — American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, Inc.
Clinical Practice Review Committee — American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Standards of Practice Committee — American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Advisory Council for Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery — American College of Surgeons
Surgical Practice in Hospitals and Ambulatory Settings Committee — American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery — Fellow
American Academy of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery — Fellow
American College of Surgeons — Fellow
Association of Military Surgeons of the United States — Life Member
Honor Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, San Antonio, TX.
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare
America’s Top Physicians award, Consumer’s Research Council
America’s Top Physician award in Cosmetic and Regenerative Medicine, Consumer’s Research Council
Jack Coleman Jr., M.D., FACS
Senior Medical Director
Dr. Jack Coleman Jr. is the senior medical director for the Lung Health Institute clinic in Nashville, Tennessee. As the senior medical director, Dr. Coleman is responsible for ensuring that each patient who comes to a Lung Health Institute clinic receives the same excellent standard of care.
Dr. Coleman obtained his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati and then completed an internship and general surgery residency at Cincinnati General Hospital. He next completed a residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Eye and Ear Hospital, followed by a fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the English Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Center. Dr. Coleman also underwent training in stem cell medicine during his time at the English Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Center.
In addition to his medical career, Dr. Coleman has been a lieutenant commander and commander in the United States Naval Reserve.
Dr. Coleman is the author or co-author of several medical textbooks, articles in medical journals and book chapters in medical textbooks. His interests include studying ways to expand new technologies into medical care. He enjoys helping people by using new methods and tools, or by using old tools in new and constructive ways. He has given lectures throughout the United States and in many foreign countries.
Coleman JA, Ossoff RH. Laser Safety in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. Conference paper at: International Laser Safety Conference. 1991.
Coleman JA. Laser Safety Training and Programs as They Relate to Otorhinolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery. Conference paper at: International Laser Safety Conference. 1994.
Publications in Refereed Journals
Coleman JA. Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty: Long Term Results With a Treatment for Snoring. Ear, Nose & Throat Journal. January, 1998;77(1):22-24,26-29,32-34.
Coleman JA, Ries WR, Werkhaven JA. Unusual Laser Complications and How to Avoid Them. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology. 1992.
Couch SL, Coleman JA. Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty in the Outpatient Setting. ORL Head and Neck Nursing. Fall, 1994;12(4):17-21.
Meoli AL, Casey KR, Clark RW, Coleman JA, Fayle RW, Troell RJ, Iber C. Hypopnea in Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Adults. Sleep. June, 2001;24(4):469-470.
Meoli AL, Coleman JA, et al. Upper Airway Management of the Adult Patient With Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the Perioperative Period — Avoiding Complications. Sleep. December, 2003;26(8):1060-1065.
Morgenthaler TI, Kapen S, Lee-Chiong T, Alessi CA, Boehlecke B, Brown TM, Coleman JA, et al. Practice Parameters for the Medical Therapy of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Sleep. August, 2006;29(8):1031-1035.
Coleman JA. Complications of Rigid Endoscopy. In Krespi YP, Ossoff RH, eds. Complications of Head and Neck Surgery. Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders; 1993.
Coleman JA. Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty — Method of Coleman. In Fairbanks DNF, Fujita S, eds. Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Raven Press; 1994.
Duncavage JA, Coleman JA, Aly A. Upper Aerodigestive Tract Laser Surgery: Which Laser and Why? In Johnson JT, et al., eds. Instructional Courses. Vol 6. St. Louis, MO: C.V. Mosby Co.; 1993.
Schwaber MK, Coleman JA. Lasers in Otologic Surgery. In Ossoff RH, Duncavage JA, eds. Lasers in Otolaryngology. St. Louis, MO: C.V. Mosby Co.; 1988.
Coleman JA, ed. EMedicine: Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery.
Coleman JA, ed. Sleep Apnea, Part 1: The Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America. Vol 31. 6th ed. Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders; 1998.
Coleman JA, ed. Sleep Apnea, Part 2: The Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America. Vol 32. 2nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders; 1999.
Coleman JA. Cell Therapy for Chronic Lung Disease. Oral presentation at: Stem Cell Research; March, 2018; New York, USA.
Coleman JA. Clinical, Ethical, Economic and Regulatory Considerations for the Introduction of New Stem Cell Therapies in the United States. Poster presented at: From Cells to Cell Products: Development of New Therapeutic Tools; November, 2016; Padua, Italy.
Coleman JA, Rubio M. Regenerative Therapy for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, a Retrospective Study of Benefits and Safety. Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine. March, 2018;2(1):1-6.