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Tina Coleman is a Nurse Practitioner at the Southwest Scoliosis and Spine Institute. We are proud to offer advanced treatment and compassionate, individual care from our board-certified, fellowship-trained physicians, nurses, and care coordinators.
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Tina Coleman


Mrs. Tina Coleman is a nationally certified and licensed Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant. She comes from a military family and grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, TX, where she received her bachelor’s degree in nursing. It was during her nursing career that she discovered a love for surgery and surgical patients, achieving her certification as a registered nurse and first assistant in surgery, the highest level attainable for surgical registered nurses. She then attended the University of Texas at Arlington where she received her master’s degree in nursing as a nurse practitioner.

As a nurse practitioner, Tina worked for a neurosurgery group and surgical assistant company prior to joining the Southwest Scoliosis and Spine Institute. She assists our physicians with patient care in the clinic and in the operating room.


6/2006 to 8/2008 – the University of Texas at Arlington, Master of Science degree in Nursing. She graduated with distinction.

8/1980 to 12/1985 – Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She graduated Sum Laude

Licenses and Certifications for Mrs. Tina Coleman

Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified (ACNP-BC)

Certified registered nurse first assistant (CRNFA)

Texas State Board of Nursing license as advanced practice registered nurse (APRN)

Texas State Board of Nursing license as a registered nurse (RN)

Certified in basic and advanced cardiac life support

Professional Organizations

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

Texas Nurse Practitioners (TNP)

Association of Operating Room Nursing (AORN)