Dr. Brian Coleman is a general practitioner practicing in , KY. Dr. Coleman does not specialize in one area of medicine, however provides routine health care services. General practitioners typically have regular, even life-long patients who they provide health care services to. Dr. Coleman provides services including physical exams, immunizations, and diagnosing and treating multiple illnesses and injuries. General practitioners typically work in private offices and clinics and have staffs of nurses and administators.
Education and Training
University of Louisville
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Local Public Speaking -
- Presentations During Diabetes Fellowship on Head and Neck Surgery and Intraoperative Radiation Therapy and Outcomes -
- Buchman Foreign Language Award
- Mr. Pioneer, Class of 2005
- Started Clinical Rotation at Vanderbilt with Kentucky Refugees Ministries
- Head and Neck Surgery in Morgantown, West Virginia; Internal Medicine, University of Louisville
- Diabetes Research Focus, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2007
Professional Society Memberships
- American Medical Association, The Humanist Society
Articles and Publications
- Journal of Molecular Imaging and Biology, 2009
- Wildlife Journal of Conservation, 2003
What do you attribute your success to?
- Driven by his award winning parents who are family doctors, learning to strive and give the type of care he saw them give their patients.
Favorite professional publications
- British Medical Journal, Journal of the American Medical Association- Articles Focusing on Urgent Care, General Practice, Psychiatry and Medical Nutrition
Brian B. Coleman's Practice location
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Get to know General Practitioner Dr. Brian B. Coleman, who serves the population of Pikeville, Kentucky. Dr. Brian B. Coleman has been practicing for more than seven years and is currently serving patients within Brandon Akers Chiropractic Center located in Pikeville, Kentucky. He is also affiliated with the University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Ruby Memorial Hospital. Dr. Brian B. Coleman gained his Doctor of Medicine Degree in 2010 from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Kentucky. Following this, he completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Louisville, prior to an internship in Head and Neck Surgery at the West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown. He then went on to complete a research fellowship in Diabetes at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Coleman attributes his success as a physician to the inspiration that he’s taken from his own parents, who are both family doctors. Dr. Coleman says that he always tries to give the level of care that he saw his parents give to their patients, and this drives him on throughout his medical career. In the medical profession, a general practitioner (GP) is a medical doctor who treats acute and chronic illnesses and provides preventive care and health education to patients. A general practitioner manages types of illness that present in an undifferentiated way at an early stage of development, which may require urgent intervention. The holistic approach of general practice aims to take into consideration the biological, psychological, and social factors relevant to the care of each patient’s illness. Their duties are not confined to specific organs of the body, and they have particular skills in treating people with multiple health issues. They are trained to treat patients of any age and sex to levels of complexity that vary between countries.
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