Dr. Coffelt attended undergraduate education at the University of Virginia, earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. He then moved to Ohio to attend medical school at Wright State University School of Medicine where he earned his MD degree. Finally, he moved to Indiana where he completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine & Pediatrics. He then completed a fellowship in Pediatric Hospital Medicine. He continues to practice in Indiana, working for Indiana University Health at both Riley Hospital for Children and Indiana University Health West Hospital as an Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Hospitalist.