Timothy Shafer, MD

Timothy Shafer

M.D., Dartmouth School of Medicine, Hanover, NH
B.A., Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

Residencies, Board Certifications & Professional Memberships
Lancaster General Health Family Practice Residency Program, Lancaster, PA
Board Certified, Family Medicine
Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians

A graduate of Oberlin College and Dartmouth School of Medicine, Dr. Timothy Shafer completed his residency at the Lancaster PA General Family Practice Residency Program. He came to Grace Cottage in 1984 as part of the National Health Services Corp sponsored by the Valley Health Council. He maintained his own practice in Townshend until rejoining Grace Cottage in 2003. Dr. Shafer is board certified in family practice and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Shafer and his wife, author Deborah Lee Luskin, have three daughters. Dr. Shafer has been cross-country skiing since he was six and loves the outdoors.

“Everyone should recognize the importance of play to one’s mental health. Getting outside in the fresh air energizes me.”