Summary

Group
Mount Nittany Physician Group

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.

Education

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine

Medical Education

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Internship/Residency

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

 

Wellness Articles

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Reviews and ratings

Rating Summary

Ease of scheduling appointments
★★★★★
5 out of 5
6 ratings
Explanations the CP gave you about problem or condition
★★★★★
4.8 out of 5
215 ratings
Amount of time care provider spent with you
★★★★★
5 out of 5
1 ratings
CP explanations of prob/condition
★★★★★
4.6 out of 5
6 ratings
Time CP spent with patient
★★★★★
4.8 out of 5
181 ratings
Likelihood of recommending this CP to other
★★★★★
4.9 out of 5
216 ratings
Likelihood of recommending CP
★★★★★
4.6 out of 5
6 ratings
Ease of scheduling appointment
★★★★★
4.7 out of 5
179 ratings

Reviews

★★★★★
February 15, 2021
This was my first visit with this doctor who has been assigned as my primary physician. I was very impressed. He is very thorough and personable.
★★★★★
February 11, 2021
I came away feeling very good about my test results and the explanation by Dr. Shunk on the results.
★★★★★
January 27, 2021
Dr. Shunk has made many suggestions and recommendations for improvement in my overall health and followed through with his recommendations.
★★★★★
January 26, 2021
*Dr. Brian Shunk is very easy to talk to. Takes time to explain.
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