We are a group of physicians and nurse practitioners who are experts in palliative care and pain and symptom management.

Geoff Coleman, MD, MHA

Palliative Care Physician

Dr. Geoffrey Coleman attended the Georgia Institute of Technology (Mechanical Engineering) and Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. His first residency training was in emergency medicine, an experience which persuaded him to pursue a career that allowed more hands-on patient contact. He decided to switch to family medicine and earned his board certification in this specialty. Dr. Coleman spent his first year of practice in Kenya and Sierra Leone, Africa. On his return to the United States he provided primary medical care for nine years on the Menominee Indian Reservation in Wisconsin. Moving east to be near family, he established a community health center in Montross, Virginia, providing primary and preventive healthcare, with regular house calls to patients. He continued his passion for direct patient care, and for home visits, when he moved into hospice work by starting a practice focusing on home visits and palliative care in 2004. He served as its medical director. Since 2007 Dr. Coleman has practiced hospice and palliative medicine exclusively. Dr. Coleman is certified in Hospice & Palliative Medicine and in Family Medicine.

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Sharon Cline

Sharon Cline, RN

Director of Clinical Access

Sharon Cline received her nursing degree in 1968 from Church Home Hospital School of Nursing in Baltimore, MD, and has been a registered nurse in Maryland since then. She was a Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN) for nearly 20 years. Ms. Cline has a strong background in hospice and palliative care nursing and patient advocacy, with experience developing and delivering programs to staff, community organizations, and medical providers on a range of hospice and palliative care management topics. She has over 20 years of specialty experience in Oncology, Hospice, and Palliative Care Nursing. She has previously worked on units at Church Home Hospital in Baltimore, MD, St. Francis Hospital in Cincinnati, OH , and John’s Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. She also managed a Family Practitioner Office in Hagerstown, MD for 14 years. Ms. Cline has been affiliated with the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association since 1995.

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Geoff Coleman, MD, MHA

Palliative Care Physician

Dr. Geoffrey Coleman attended the Georgia Institute of Technology (Mechanical Engineering) and Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. His first residency training was in emergency medicine, an experience which persuaded him to pursue a career that allowed more hands-on patient contact. He decided to switch to family medicine and earned his board certification in this specialty. Dr. Coleman spent his first year of practice in Kenya and Sierra Leone, Africa. On his return to the United States he provided primary medical care for nine years on the Menominee Indian Reservation in Wisconsin. Moving east to be near family, he established a community health center in Montross, Virginia, providing primary and preventive healthcare, with regular house calls to patients. He continued his passion for direct patient care, and for home visits, when he moved into hospice work by starting a practice focusing on home visits and palliative care in 2004. He served as its medical director. Since 2007 Dr. Coleman has practiced hospice and palliative medicine exclusively. Dr. Coleman is certified in Hospice & Palliative Medicine and in Family Medicine.

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Sharon Cline

Sharon Cline, RN

Director of Clinical Access

Sharon Cline received her nursing degree in 1968 from Church Home Hospital School of Nursing in Baltimore, MD, and has been a registered nurse in Maryland since then. She was a Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN) for nearly 20 years. Ms. Cline has a strong background in hospice and palliative care nursing and patient advocacy, with experience developing and delivering programs to staff, community organizations, and medical providers on a range of hospice and palliative care management topics. She has over 20 years of specialty experience in Oncology, Hospice, and Palliative Care Nursing. She has previously worked on units at Church Home Hospital in Baltimore, MD, St. Francis Hospital in Cincinnati, OH , and John’s Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. She also managed a Family Practitioner Office in Hagerstown, MD for 14 years. Ms. Cline has been affiliated with the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association since 1995.

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