Shenary J. Cotter, MD

Shenary J. Cotter

Shenary J. Cotter, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
PO Box 100237
Gainesville, FL 32610

Contact Information
Phone: (352) 542-0068
Fax: (352) 542-1843

Professional Biography

Dr. Shenary J. Cotter is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and a member of the US Center for Global Missions as well as the Christian Medical and Dental Association. She is the assistant medical director for the UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital and a clinical assistant professor in the UF Department of Community Health and Family Medicine; she also serves as a medical student preceptor for family medicine. Dr. Cotter teaches medical students and residents, and she is actively involved in community outreach and indigent care.


Residency University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Family Medicine
MD University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
BS University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Certifications and Professional Organizations

  • Family Medicine and Family Medicine Obstetric Privileges
  • Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine Society
  • Society of Hospital Medicine
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Florida Academy of Family Physicians
  • Florida Medical Association
  • American Medical Director’s Association
  • Florida Medical Director’s Association

Honors and Awards

  • Golden Apple Teaching Award – Family Practice Residency (2000)
  • Outstanding Medical Student in Family Practice – University of Florida College of Medicine (1997)
  • Ciba-Geigy Award for Outstanding Community Service (1996)
  • National Health Service Corps Scholar (1993)

Academic Interests

  • PAMR Committee Advisor – Florida Department of Health
  • Medical Student Preceptor – Geriatrics and Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • Women’s Health
  • Preventative Health Care
  • Healthy Living