Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- AIDS & HIV
- Bipolar Disorder
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Psychiatric Disorders
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Michigan Health System
Consultation Liaison, Psychiatry
Ann Arbor, MI USA
Residency - University of Chicago Hospitals
Chicago, IL USA
Internship - Michael Reese Hospital & Medical Center
Chicago, IL USA
Graduate School - Wayne State University
Detroit, MI USA
Medical Education - Wayne State University School of Medicine
MD Medical School
Detroit, MI USA
Undergraduate - Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI USA
- Board-certified in psychiatry
- Board-certified in geriatric psychiatry
- Board-certified in addiction psychiatry
- Board-certified in psychosomatic medicine
- Spoke at the National Institutes of Health in Washington, D.C., on outcomes with alcoholic liver transplant patients
- Participant on the Step Two Committee for the United States Medical Licensing Exam for the National Board of Medical Examiners.
- Section Editor for the psychiatric, financial and ethical issues section of Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation
- Psychiatry and Neurology - Psychiatry
- Psychiatry and Neurology - Geriatric Psychiatry
- Psychiatry and Neurology - Addiction Psychiatry
Transplant psychiatry, ethics, substance abuse.
Awards & Honors
- Fellow of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
- Best Doctors in Los Angeles
- Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
Research & Publications
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34 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
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|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
8 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Mar 4, 2021
Dr Cathy Coffman set what has now become my "gold standard" for medical care that I expect to receive from each of my other doctors. Her commitment to providing me with the best medical care to achieve the optimal desired results has been Proven to me time and time again. I have already recommended her repeatedly to family and friends.
Reviewed on Jan 14, 2021
Kathy is one of my favorite doctors. very smart funny and kind. she's been in my life for along time. not thinking of going to anyone else!!
Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020
the provider was very easy to speak with and which allowed me to be at ease with the appointment.
Reviewed on Nov 11, 2020
the visit with the doctor was very good she was respectful and courteous of all situations that we talked about but some things I did not agree with her about but all overall the appointment was very good and insightful
Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020
Tracy who works in Dr Coffman's office has been outstanding as a professional. She demonstrates Care at it's optimized level. She is an excellent example of what I commonly refer to as my "Cleveland Clinic Gold-Standard" of care.
Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020
Dr Coffman is a Doctor who I can trust to take Full Responsibility for her own actions. Because of her dedicated Professionalism, I do NOT have to be "one step in front of her" to protect myself in Any way. I do not have to try to be "smarter" than the doctor whom I have hired to help me just to protect my own interests. In a society of opioid addictions, she is a Doctor who maintains Full control over and willingly accepts full responsibility for ANY and ALL prescriptions she prescribes. She is articulated and not easily daunted. Her professionalism is matched ONLY by her compassion. Period!
Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020
Originally, My husband drove me from Florida to see my doctors at Cleveland Clinic. Because of this new and exciting way of care that Cleveland Clinic is now offering, I no longer have to "settle" for care from somewhere else. We couldn't be more pleased.
Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020
I have been seeing Dr. Coffman for a year and a half and have been very happy with the care she has given me.
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