Charles Shafer, MD, Local Site Director- CFM

Dr. Shafer earned his medical degree from the University of Nebraska in 1986, and completed residency training at Sioux Falls Family Practice Residency in 1989. His professional interests include preventive medicine, HIV/AIDS, Third-world medicine and working with the underserved. Dr. Shafer is credentialed as an HIV Specialist by the American Academy of HIV Medicine. Dr. Shafer is married and has five sons. He and his wife are active in their church and enjoy singing together. The Shafers took a six-month leave from the SFFPR to pursue a medial mission in Zimbabwe, Africa. Dr. Shafer also enjoys ornithology, tennis, Cornhusker football and playing with his boys.