Hospital Counsel, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center and MedStar Harbor Hospital
Keith T. Shiner, JD, is hospital counsel for MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center and MedStar Harbor Hospital. In this role, he has primary responsibility for all legal matters for MedStar Franklin Square, including regulatory matters, contracts, and medical staff and governance issues. With 433 licensed beds and a team of 3,450 medical and administrative professionals, MedStar Franklin Square is Maryland’s fourth largest hospital and one of 10 hospitals in the MedStar Health system.
Shiner is also hospital counsel for MedStar Harbor Hospital, and is a member of the Senior Management Team of both hospitals. He is the legal representative on the MedStar Vice President of Medical Affairs Council, which provides system-wide oversight, support, and advocacy for MedStar’s quality, safety, and clinical integration initiatives.
He has been a health care lawyer since beginning his practice in 1997. Prior to joining MedStar Health in 2013, he was senior counsel for medical staff and patient care with The Johns Hopkins Health System, and in private practice with regional and international law firms in Virginia.
Shiner received his law degree, magna cum laude, from Washington & Lee School of Law, where he was an editor of the Law Review, and his undergraduate degree from Duke University. He clerked for a Federal District Court Judge before beginning private practice.