Timothy D. Shafman, MD


Timothy D. Shafman, MD

Senior Vice President, National Medical Director

Dr. Shafman received his M.D., cum laude, from Harvard Medical School in the Harvard University-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Division of Health Sciences and Technology.  Following an internship in Internal Medicine at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA, he completed a residency in Radiation Oncology at the Harvard Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, where he was elected Chief Resident in the final year of his training.

He served as an attending physician for five years at the Harvard Joint Center for Radiation Therapy where he concentrated his clinical practice on brain and lung tumors. He also performed basic research on the Ataxia-Telangiectasia gene and clinical research related to its influence on second tumors.  Dr. Shafman continued clinical research on brain and lung tumors as a member of the Duke University Medical Center, Department of Radiation Oncology.  Dr. Shafman has published over 45 peer reviewed articles and has also co-authored several chapters in widely read Radiation Oncology textbooks.

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