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.
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 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.
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.