Our staff at Coleman Addiction Medicine
in Fair Lawn, NJ

Dr. Peter Coleman

Founder, Medical Director

Dr. Coleman is the founder and National Medical Director of Coleman Addiction Medicine, the Coleman Institute, and The Coleman Network. He grew up in New Zealand and attended medical school there before moving to the US in 1980 to complete his Family Practice residency in Chapel Hill, NC. Dr. Coleman moved to Richmond in 1988. He has over 30 years of experience in the field of addiction medicine, as well as family practice medicine. Dr. Coleman is board certified in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine and in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine. Outside of the office, he enjoys Stand Up Paddle boarding, surfing and mountain climbing.

Dr. Ashraf Shaker

Program Physician

Ashraf Shaker, MD brings over 25 years of medical experience to the team. He is a Board-certified Physician with extensive experience in the Emergency Department. Dr. Shaker is a member of the Palisades Emergency Consultants’ Board of Directors, as well as a member of the Hackensack Meridian Health TTB Graduate Medical Educational committee. He remains actively involved teaching residents throughout their rotations in the Emergency Department.  He is a graduate of the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and holds an undergraduate degree from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt.

Sook McGrath, ANP

Nurse Practitioner

Sook McGrath has been a Nurse Practitioner with us since December 2019. Prior to joining the Coleman team, she worked for over 25 years at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s hospital in the department of Surgery, with experience spanning Cardio-Thoracic, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, and Bariatric Surgery. She is a graduate of Columbia University’s School of Nursing Master’s degree program in New York and is ANCC Board-certified in both Adult and Acute Care, as well as in Nutrition and Wound care. During her spare time, Sook enjoys playing competitive tennis in the USTA women’s tennis league.

E. Anthony Martinez, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Anthony Martinez is a Nurse Practitioner. Anthony has worked for many years at the NYU/Bellevue Medical Center in New York as a Family Nurse Practitioner and in a leader’s role as a Clinical Chief Nurse Manager. He has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Hunter College, and a Master’s in Nursing from the SUNY-Downstate Medical Center and is Board Certified by ANCC. Anthony is experienced in the area of Perioperative Anesthesia and Pain Management, Internal Medicine both in Adult and Pediatrics, with emphasis on Cardiology, Medicine and Anesthesia Clearances. In the future, he plans to join short medical group missions and contribute to other countries in need.

Yasmin Thomas Nurse Practitioner Fair Lawn

Yasmine Thomas

Nurse Practitioner
Yasmine Thomas, NP, has joined Coleman Addiction Medicine in Fair Lawn, NJ, bringing over 20 years’ experience in emergency medicine and trauma services. She has a Master’s of Nursing from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and is ANCC Board-certified in Acute Care. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Rutgers University. Yasmine served as a flight nurse in the Air Force Reserve and would like to one day be involved in medical missions. She enjoys spending time with her husband and son, and one of her bucket list items is to travel to at least 5 of the biggest bookstores in the world.

Erin Short

Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor, Case Manager
Erin Short is our Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor / Case Manager. Erin has worked as a counselor for Geo Reentry Services for a number of years. She is a LCADC, and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Seton Hall University, and a Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Apart from her passion for helping people, she is an avid lover of cats, coffee, and the beach.

Cindy Grossman

Executive Director
Cindy Grossman is the Executive Director of the Coleman Addiction Medicine in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. Cindy has over a decade of leadership experience in the healthcare field, along with broader account management and project management experience in the real estate and travel industries. She is dedicated to providing a highly productive, safe and compassionate environment for all, and is especially passionate about being part of the change in people’s lives. In her free time Cindy can be found outside, on the beach, hiking and kayaking. She enjoys reading, attending live music, dancing and taking photographs. Cindy resides in Westchester, NY with her two daughters and cats. 
Don Hebert

Don Hebert

Director of Business Development, Community Liaison
Don Hebert is our Community Liaison and Director of Business Development.   Before joining Coleman Addiction Medicine, Don was the Director of Peer Recovery Services at Prevention is Key’s Recovery Center (CARES) where he managed a team of certified peer recovery specialists and facilitated programming for the recovery community in the areas of health, home, community, and purpose.  Most recently he has focused on the impact addiction has on individuals and employers from a physical and economic health perspective. As a person in long-term recovery, Don is extremely active in the recovery community. He is a CCAR trained Recovery Coach and a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS.) He spends his extra time with his wife and children, and also enjoys a good cigar with his Recovery Cigar support group. 

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