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Nailah Japera Coleman, MD

The Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Center for Surgical Care

Obesity Institute

Obesity Clinic

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Sports Medicine
National Provider Identifier1396828695

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Children's Outpatient Center of Montgomery County
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Shady Grove Medical Park
9850 Key West Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
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Phone: 301-765-5400 or 800-787-0243
Fax: 301-765-5497
*Ambulatory Surgery Center 301-765-5500

Children's Outpatient Center of Northern Virginia

3023 Hamaker Court
Suite 300, Third Floor
Fairfax, VA 22031
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Phone: 571-226-8380
Fax: 571-226-8362

Children's National Specialists of Virginia, LLC
An affiliated private practice

3023 Hamaker Court
Suite 500
Fairfax, VA 22031
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Phone: 571-766-3100
Practice Manager: Chris Reilly
Fax: 571-766-3091

Nailah Coleman, MD, FAAP, is a sports medicine pediatrician in the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. She is board certified in both pediatrics and sports medicine.

During her training, Dr. Coleman worked in four different hospital environments and had the opportunity to see children at different life stages and assess their growth and wellness. She observed a need to improve the physical health of the athletic and the non-athletic student during their various developmental stages. She believes that athletic performance, nutrition, and physical health plans should be developed and tracked for all students, starting in primary school and continuing through college. Sports medicine should include the athlete and the non-athlete.

Dr. Coleman enjoys cooking, traveling, reading, yoga, and participating in sports.

*This physician is an employee of Children’s National Specialists of Virginia, LLC.

TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Emory University Atlanta, GABachelor of Science 1992 -1996
Medical School Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta, GADoctor of Medicine 1996 -2000
Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
FellowAmerican Academy of PediatricsPediatric Sports Medicine Section2006 - 2009
MemberAmerican Academy of PediatricsYoung Physicians Section2006 - 2009
MemberAmerican College of Sports Medicine2005 - 2009
MemberAmerican Medical Society of Sports Medicine2006 - 2009
MemberAmerican Medical Association1996 - 2009
Conference Presentation - Poster, Coleman, N., Kilmer N. (2008), Pelvic Injury – Pediatrics, Poster session presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN

Conference Presentation - Poster, Coleman N., Kilmer N., Bryan S. (2008), Not Your Average Fracture, Poster session presented at the Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Birmingham, AL

Journal Article, Bryan, S., Coleman, N., Blueitt, D., Kilmer N. (2008), Bladder Problems in Athletes, Current Reviews in Sports Medicine.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Weissman, Burroughs, Coleman N. (2006), Pediatric Documentation Challenge, Poster session presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics Super Continuing Medical Education Meeting, Washington, DC

Journal Article, Coleman, N. (2005), Medical Informatics for the Medical Practitioner, Caring.

Journal Article, Yamada, M., Bolden-Watson, C., Watson, M.A., Cho, T., Coleman, N.J., Richelson, E. (1995), Regulation of neurotensin receptor in mRNA expression by the receptor agonist SR 48692 in the rat midbrain dopaminergic neurons, American Association for Cancer Research.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Nailah Coleman, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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