With an appreciation for all the fields of medicine and a special interest in helping people overcome their fears of surgery, Dr. Nancy Couleman found her niche in the area of anesthesiology. After receiving a BS with highest honors in Biology from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, she earned a medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia, also in Richmond. Dr. Couleman then remained in Richmond to complete her formal medical education with an internship and residency in anesthesiology at the Medical College of Virginia Hospital.
After practicing anesthesia primarily throughout Virginia and Maryland, Dr. Couleman joined OrthoVirginia as a staff anesthesiologist in 2006. A mother of two, she particularly enjoys working with children and helping to ease their fears and place them at ease before surgery.
Dr. Couleman is an active member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Maryland Society of Anesthesiologists, and the Virginia Society of Anesthesiologists.
In her leisure time, Dr. Couleman enjoys the Solomons Island, Md area where she sails, boats, motorcycles, plays her piano and attends her college kids’ lacrosse games whenever she can.
To improve the musculoskeletal health and well-being of those who live in our communities