Allen Coffman, MD

Dr. Allen Coffman is a pediatrician at Highland Pediatrics. After graduating from the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Medical College of Georgia, he completed his residency at Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati. A leader in local healthcare delivery system design and strategies, Coffman serves on the boards of the Beacon Health Alliance and LifeSpring Community Health. He was recognized as the 2016 Pediatrician of the Year by the Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics for his work in developing a statewide pediatric quality network, the Pediatric Healthcare Improvement Initiative for Tennessee, and his successful work on a Children’s Hospital at Erlanger and Hamilton County Department of Education school-based health network. Coffman also serves on the board of the Skyuka Hall school—Chattanooga’s leader in individualized education for children with special educational needs. He and his wife, Joanne, are the parents of three children—a GPS alumnae and a current member of the Class of 2021.