Mount Nittany Physician Group

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Specialties and Biography

“My philosophy of patient care is to help every patient, every time, to the very best of my ability,” says Dr. Shunk. “Helping them achieve their health goals is my number one priority.”

Dr. Shunk earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from The Pennsylvania State University, and his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery internship at Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. Dr. Shunk completed his family practice residency at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood, Texas, where he served as chief resident. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

“The experiences I share with my patients – as part of their healthcare journey – inspires me as a physician,” Dr. Shunk says. “I look forward to joining Mount Nittany Physician Group and working together with my patients toward optimum health.”

Outside of the office, Dr. Shunk enjoys spending time with his wife, Jill, and their four children. He is active in community service, especially Boy Scouts of America, and in the care of area veterans. Dr. Shunk enjoys spending time outdoors and the arts.


Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine

Medical Education

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine


Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston/Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center


Reviews and ratings

Rating Summary


February 29, 2024
Dr. Shunk is very professional, caring, and a good listener.
February 16, 2024
Dr. Shunk is always excellent.
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