Stephen C. Shy, DO, of Huntington, W.Va., has been a board-certified osteopathic family physician since 1992.
He was in the US Army Special Forces from 1969 until 1971 in the airborne unit. Shy graduated with his Bachelor of Science from Alderson-Broaddus College in Philippi, W.Va., in 1977 and attended Marshall University in Huntington, W.Va., in 1978.
He obtained his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, W.Va., in 1982 and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Florida in Tampa, Fla., in 1997.
He is certified as an instructor in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from American Board of Independent Medical Examiners.Shy is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, West Virginia State Osteopathic Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians.
He is the medical director at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Ky. and was the medical director of the Emergency Room at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson, Ohio and Southeast Ohio Emergency Medical Services in Willow Wood, Ohio.
Shy was a member of the Wayne County Board of Education in Wayne County, W.Va., from 1984 until 1990 and a chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va.
Shy had a private family practice from 1983 until 1999, was a managing partner with ER Power Doc's from 2000-04, a medical staff member at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W.Va., a medical staff member at St. Mary's Medical Center from 1983-1999, the ER medical director of River Valley Hospital in Ironton, Ohio, from 2000-01 and at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson, Ohio since 2001.