LeAnn Coberly

LeAnn Coberly

Professor of Clinical Geo

Medical Sciences Building


COM IM General Medicine Division - 0535

Office 6055 Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0535

Professional Summary

Dr Coberly is the Director of Medical Student Education for the Department of Internal Medicine. She practices at the Hoxworth Faculty Internal Medicine Practice.  Dr Coberly has a special interest in the prevention of cardiovascular disease and the role of fitness and nutrition in health and wellness. 


Bachelor's Degree, Wittenberg University 1985 (Chemistry)

Medical Degree, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 1989

Residency, Duke University Medical Center 1992 (Internal Medicine )

Research and Practice Interests

Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Behavioral determinants of health

Clinical Focus

Internal Medicine


Internal Medicine


American Board of Internal Medicine



Chief of staff, UC Medical Center 2015-2016


Published Abstracts

Emadi A, Coberly L. (2007. ) Microcrytic Anemia, Tell Me, What's Your Job? .[Abstract]Journal of Internal Medicine, 22(S1) ,1-276

Bradley D, Lower E, Baughman R, Coberly L. (2003. ) Sarcoidosis presenting as a cervical cord syndrome .[Abstract]J Gen Internal Medicine, 18(suppl 11) ,37

Burridge S, Coberly L. (2003. ) Mitochondrial toxicity and HIV therapy. .[Abstract]J Gen Internal Medicine, 18 (suppl 11) ,37

Meier C, Coberly L. (2003. ) Adult polycysitc kidney disease presenting with a ruptured cerebral aneurysm. J Gen Internal Medicine, 18 (suppl 11) ,37

Toebbe F, Tsevat J, Coberly L, Simbartl L, Rouan G. (1999. ) Prediction of ABIM certifying examination pass rate using a multivariate model. J Gen Internal Medicine, 14(suppl 2) ,157

Peer Reviewed Publications

Coberly, LeAnn; Goldenhar, Linda M (2007. ) Ready or not, here they come: acting interns' experience and perceived competency performing basic medical procedures.Journal of general internal medicine, , 22 (4 ) ,491-4

Emadi, Ashkan; Coberly, LeAnn (2007. ) Intoxication of a hospitalized patient with an isopropanol-based hand sanitizer.The New England journal of medicine, , 356 (5 ) ,530-1

Sostok, Michael A; Coberly, LeAnn; Rouan, Gregory (2002. ) Feedback process between faculty and students. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, , 77 (3 ) ,267

Sullivan, C, Coberly L. (2009. ) What are these lesions? .Consultant, , 49 (9 ) ,

Luckhaupt S, Coberly L. (2005. ) A case of post-obstructive pneumonia due to broncholithiasis. Advanced Studies in Medicine, , 5 (7 ) ,366-367

Robertson J, Coberly L. (2003. ) Acute generalized exanthematous postulosis .Advanced Studies in Medicine, , 4 (3 ) ,151-154

O'Brien T, Coberly L. (2003. ) Severe hypophosphatemia in respiratory alkalosis .Advanced Studies in Medicine, , 3 (6 ) ,345-348

Coberly L, Harrison JK, Bashore TM. (1990. ) Percutaneous balloon pulmonic valvuloplasty following treated endocarditis in a patient with valve stenosis .Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis, , 21 ,245-247

Raza, Ali; Houk, Larry; Yousaf, Wajeeha; Smiley, Dia; Coberly, LeAnn (2013. ) Unusual para-neoplastic manifestation of cholangiocarcinoma.Journal of gastrointestinal cancer, , 44 (2 ) ,228-30


Invited Presentations

Coberly, L (2010. ) Lifestyle Choices for a Healthy Heart .Mini Medical College, University of Cincinnati.

Coberly, L (2008. ) Nutrition for Heart Health .Cincinnati Chapter Daughters of American Revolution,

Coberly, L (2001. ) Cholesterol, The Low-Down on High Numbers .Mini Medical College, University of Cincinnati.

Coberly, L (2000. ) Update in the Management of Hyperlipidemias .22nd Annaul Meeting of the Society of Medical Decision Making,

Coberly, L (2000. ) Lipid Disorders in the Elderly .23d Annual Geriatric Seminar, Department of Veteran's Affairs, Dayton, OH.

Coberly, L (1999. ) Cardiovascular Prevention: Focus on Hyperlipidemia .Ohio American College of Physicians (ACP), State Meeting,

Poster Presentations

Coberly L, Goldenhar L, Lefebvre J. (10-2005. ) Students' experience with procedures during the acting internship in internal medicine. National Clerkship Director's in Internal Medicine (CDIM) Meeting, Portland, Oregon. .

Coberly L, Sostok M, Sanker J, Rouan G. (2002. ) Utilizing standardized patients to assess and teach history taking in the internal medicine clerkship. Midwest Society of General Internal Medicine,

Sostok M, Walker L, Coberly L, Air D, Rouan G. (2001. ) Measuring the impact of a community-bases faculty development program .General Internal Medicine Clinical Education Leadership Conference,

Sostok M, Coberly L, Rouan G, Gruppen L. (1999. ) Do faculty provide effective feedback to students during a clinical exam? .Midwest Society of General Internal Medicine,

Sostok M, Coberly, Rouan G. (1998. ) Do faculty teaching priorities match students' self-assessment of their competency in an ambulatory experience? .Midwest Society of General Internal Medicine,

Honors and Awards

2010 University Hospital "Physician of the Year" Chosen by hospital administration for the physician who best exemplifies the core values of respect, integrity, team work and excellence

2004 Fellow - American College of Physicians

Nominated for AAMC Humanism in Medicine Award 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008

2003 Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Silver Apple Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching - University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (voted by students) 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2010, 2020

1995 Nominated by the CEO of University Hospital for the national Americas Most Positive Physicians profile

1989 Hiram B. Weiss Award Awarded by the faculty of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for excellence in physical diagnosis

1988 Alpha Omega Alpha University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

1987 Eugene B. Ferris Award for the top ranked student in the basic science years - University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

1985 American Chemical Society - Oustanding Chemistry Major Wittenberg University


medical education, cardiovascular disease prevention, nutrition, wellness, lifestyle medicine

Professional Affiliation

2011 -To Present: Medical Executive Committee University Hospital,

1994 -To Present: Chair, Internal Medicine Residency (R1) Selection Committee Department of Internal Medicine,

2010 -2011: Dean's Search Committee College of Medicine,

2010 -To Present: Curriculum Revision Task Force UC College of Medicine,

2006 -To Present: Chair, Medical Record Committee University Hospital,

2003 -2008: Chairman, Website Advisory Committee Department of Internal Medicine,

2002 -2003: Licensing Committee for Medical Education (LCME) Subcommittee on the Medical Curriculum

2002 -2009: Medical Executive Committee University Hospital ,

1998 -To Present: Alpha Omega Alpha selection committee College of Medicine,

1992 -To Present: Clinical Biennium Curriculum Committee College of Medicine,

1994 -To Present: Medical Education Administrative Committee Department of Internal Medicine,

1994 -To Present: Academic Promotions Board College of Medicine,

1996 -2007: Nutrition Task Force College of Medicine,

2007 -2009: Appointment to USMLE Step 3 Test Material Development Committee Philadelphia, PA,

2005: Abstract Review Committee Midwest Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) ,

2004: National Standard Setting Committee for USMLE Step II

2001 -2005: Medical Student Abstract Judge National American College of Physicians (ACP),

1995 -To Present: Medical Student Committee American College of Physicians (Ohio Chapter),

Contact Information

Academic - Office 6055 Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267-0535
Phone: 513-558-5295
Fax: 513-558-3878