Dr. Coleman enlisted into active duty in the U.S. Navy after high school in 1989. He graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology in 1997 and went on to receive his Doctorate of Optometry degree from the Ohio State University in 2001. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, Maryland Optometric Association and AOA Contact Lens Section. His Certifications include Diagnostic Pharmaceutical and Treatment / Management of Ocular Diseases. He has had co-management courses in PRK and LASIK with TLC. Dr. Coleman has three children, Jadelyn, Cannon and Tatum and resides in Mt Airy.