Timothy Short


Medical Director

Dr. Timothy Short served as Hospice of the Piedmont’s Chief Medical Officer from 2008 to 2010 and 2021 to 2023. He was also the Director of the Education Institute. Today, Dr. Short brings tremendous clinical and educational experience to his role as a Medical Director.

In 2021, He came to HOP from the University of Virginia, where he was an associate professor of medicine in palliative care. He has been a family medicine doctor for over 20 years, with certifications in family practice, palliative care, and hospice. Dr. Short was on the 2019-20 Best Doctors in America ® list and had numerous honors and awards spanning two decades. In 2020, he was inducted as a Distinguished Fellow into the National Academies of Practice. In 2019, he was awarded the Outstanding Teacher Award by Family Medicine Residents at UVa.

Dr. Short attended Duke University, graduating Magna Cum Laude with his B.A. in Religion. He went on to receive his medical degree from Duke, as well. His family practice residency took place at the University of Virginia. Throughout his career, he worked and taught for hospitals and practices locally and in Illinois.