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Timothy McKee, MD, FACS

My Locations

Map Marker A WellSpan General Surgery
450 S. Washington St., Suite C
Gettysburg, PA 17325
(717) 339-3110
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in medicine:

My dream at the age of 18 was to become a professional baseball player. I was All-Conference as a freshman at Ursinus College and majored in pre-med as a "backup plan." I transferred to Baylor University, and fortunately, as it turned out, I was not good enough to make the higher level team. I therefore concentrated all of my efforts into my academic studies. I had come to realize that my energies were better placed into working toward caring for others. I began a path to orthopedic surgery, but when my mother-in-law developed breast cancer, I developed a passion for general surgery.


What I want my patients to know about me:

I try to care for you as I would want to be cared for. I have been happily married to my wife, Judy, for over 30 years. I have, as of today, three children and four grandchildren, who I adore. I have been a part of the Gettysburg/Adams County community for nearly 25 years.


What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

I love outdoor activities like hiking. I spend most of my free time with my wife and grandkids. I love traveling, and love to go to the shore/beach. I'm originally from Philadelphia, so I like to watch the Phillies and the Eagles when I can.


Clinical Interests

  • Breast Surgery
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Surgery
  • Esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy
  • Hernias
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Stereotactic Biopsy
  • Thyroid
  • Thyroid Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery | General Surgery

Education & Credentials

  • Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
  • Internship Program: Abington Memorial Hospital
  • Residency Program: Abington Memorial Hospital
  • Undergraduate Education: Baylor Universtiy

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas PA
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Cigna Healthsprings(Formerly Bravo)
  • EHP Significa
  • Gateway
  • Geisinger
  • GreatWest OneHealth
  • Health America
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • InterGroup
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • South Central Preferred
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare/ Mamsi
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan



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