Timothy L. Kauffman, PhD, PT
Doctorate of Philosophy, LaSalle University
Masters of Science in Physical Therapy, Medical College of Virginia
Physical Therapy Certificate, University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Arts, Gettysburg College
Dr. Tim Kauffman, founder of Kauffman Physical Therapy, has had a distinguished physical therapy career that spans over four decades and includes work in U.S. Army and Reserve Unit hospitals, nursing homes, home care, research, writing, lecturing, and private practice. He was named a Fellow for the American Physical Therapy Association on June 2015. He was also named a Fellow for the Gerontological Society of American in 2012. He has served as adjunct and clinical professor for a number of physical therapy schools located at universities scattered across southern and eastern US. Tim is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy and in the Sports Medicine Section. He has served on the Academy’s Board of Directors, Research Committee, and the Editorial Board for Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy. He has lectured throughout the U.S. and internationally on geriatric physical therapy care and his research has been published in a variety of journals. He is co-author and editor of the first and second editions of the Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual and the new (2014) A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation Rehabilitation, third edition, an internationally acclaimed practical manual that provides step-by-step guidance on the treatment and evaluation of geriatric diseases and disorders. Regionally, Tim has served the Lancaster Arthritis Foundation, Multiple Sclerosis Society, American Red Cross Board and Health Volunteers Overseas. He is active as a hiker, mountain climber, scuba diver and cyclist. He and his wife Brenda reside in Lancaster. His son Ben and daughter in law Beth work with him. His daughter Emily is married and continues to advise him about environmental issues. His family continues to be a source of joy and pride.