Gary M. Coleman, M.D. F.A.C.C. was born in Wichita Falls, Texas. After graduating from Rice University in 1980, Dr. Coleman received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 1984. He completed an Internal Medicine internship, residency, and fellowship in cardiovascular disease at the University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center and affiliated teaching hospitals including Hermann Hospital and St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in the Texas Medical Center. Dr. Coleman has been practicing in The Woodlands and North Houston area since 1990.
Dr. Coleman is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in the Subspecialty of Cardiovascular Disease, is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Coleman served as a Clinical Instructor in the Internal Medicine Department at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for ten years. Dr. Coleman has published several clinical reports and basic research articles in peer-reviewed journals, including the prestigious Circulation, and is active in all phases of the latest cardiovascular diagnostic and coronary artery and peripheral arterial interventional techniques.
Dr. Coleman has served as chairman of the cardiology and internal medicine departments at two of our affiliated hospitals. Honors include being named “best cardiologist” in the Woodlands in 1993 Houston Metro Magazine’s survey “R.N.’s Rate The Doctors” and a “Top Doctor” in the October 1998 Inside Houston Magazine’s report on Houston’s best physicians. Dr. Coleman is in the database “The Best Doctors in America”.
Dr. Coleman advocates an aggressive approach to the prevention of coronary artery disease and stroke, and the use of advanced atherosclerosis risk factor assessment and early atherosclerosis detection techniques to identify and aggressively treat those at risk for these life-threatening events before they occur.