University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Family Medicine

Bio for Timothy Lishnak, M.D.
Timothy Lishnak, M.D.

Timothy Lishnak, M.D.

Assistant Professor and Medical Director
Department of Family Medicine

Contact Information
Office Location:
The University of Vermont Medical Center, Family Medicine - Milton, 28 Centre Drive, Milton, Vermont 05468


2007-2008 University of Connecticut/St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center Sports Medicine Fellowship
2004-2007 University of Connecticut/St. Francis Family Medicine Residency Program
2004           St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford CT
2004           MD, The University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
1997           B.S. in Biology with Honors Trinity College, Hartford, CT Minor:  Introductory Science Program (ISP) - 
                   Selective honors program in the sciences
1996           Trinity College/Rome Campus, Italy

Academic Interests

Evidence based medicine and the use of technology at point of care
Prevention and treatment of chronic disease through the use of lifestyle factors including diet, exercise, and weight management.

Academic Appointments

2011-present Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Vermont College of 
                        Medicine, Burlington, VT
2012-present Adjunct Experiential Faculty, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Colchester, VT
2011-present Medical Director. Milton Family Practice, Milton, VT

Prior Academic Appointments
1999-2000 The University of Vermont College of Medicine, Department of Neurology. Burlington, VT
1998-1999 Technical Research Assistant, Cerebrovascular and NeuroScience Research Institute, Brigham & Women’s Hospital,
                   Boston, MA
1997-1998 Research Associate. CuraGen Corporation. New Haven, CT

Awards and Honors

2007           Society of Teachers of Family Medicine – Resident Teacher Award
2006-2007 UCONN/St. Francis Family Medicine Residency - Chief Resident
2006           UCONN/St. Francis Family Medicine Residency - Sports Medicine Award
2004           Connecticut Academy of Family Physicians Award of Excellence
2001           Hartford County Medical Association Memorial Scholarship
1997           Phi Beta Kappa
1994-1995 Trinity College Faculty Scholar
1993           National Merit Scholar


2013 Coenen, J. and Lishnak, T.  (2013). Health Concerns: Injuries in endurance sports. PEPID Primary Care Plus. Evanston, IL:
2013 Hunter, S.R., Lishnak T.S, Powers, A.M., and Lisle, D.K.  (2013).  Male Genital Trauma in Sports.  Clinics in Sports 
          Medicine  32, 247-254.
2009 Lishnak, T., Heiman D., and Trojian T.  (2009).  Epididymitis and Orchitis:  An overview.  American Family Physician  
          79(7), 583-587.
2008 Heiman D., Lishnak, T., and Trojian T.  (2008).  Irritable bowel syndrome in athletes and exercise.  Current  Sports 
          Medicine Reports  7(2), 100-103.
2006 Lishnak, T.S., and Trojian, T.  (2006).  Fifa “The 11”.  Connecticut Sportsmed