Lancaster East Staff

Timothy L. Kauffman, PT, PhD, FAPTA, FGSA

Highlights and Specialties:  Dr. Tim Kauffman, has had a distinguished physical therapy career that spans over four decades and includes work in U.S. Army and Reserve Unit hospitals, nursing homes, home care, research, writing, lecturing, and private practice. Tim is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy and in the Sports Medicine Section. He is co-author and editor of the first and second editions of the Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual and the new (2014) A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation Rehabilitation, third edition, an internationally acclaimed practical manual that provides step-by-step guidance on the treatment and evaluation of geriatric diseases and disorders.

He is active as a hiker, mountain climber, scuba diver and cyclist. He and his wife Brenda reside in Lancaster.


BETH KAUFFMAN (Physical Therapist)

Education: Masters of Physical Therapy, Chatham College, B.S. in Movement Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

Certified Athletic Trainer and APTA Certified Clinical Instructor

Highlights and Specialties:  A native of Lancaster County, Beth joined KPT as a Physical Therapist in 1999 and currently serves as the director of clinical operations for KPT. In addition to direct patient care, she is a keen promoter of health and wellness. She also stays current on the latest literature on nutrition and diet.

A Certified Athletic Trainer, Beth is recognized for her work helping athletes maintain peak agility. Beth contributed to the chapter, “Aquatic Therapy” in the Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation – 3rd edition. She wrote chapters on aquatic therapy for the Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual, editions 1 and 2. She also wrote “The Vestibular Component in Gait and Balance Dysfunction” that was published in journal Rehab Management, 2013.

You might catch Beth on the sidelines as medical support to teams like the Warwick Swarm Rugby Club and other sporting events. She enjoys swimming, yoga, and traveling.


JAQUALYN BOOZ (Physical Therapist Assistant)

Education: AS, Physical Therapy Assistant, Central Penn College

Highlights and Specialties:  Jacqualyn speaks German fluently and had the opportunity to do some schooling in Bad Beuren, Germany. She came to HARTZ PT through our merger with Kauffman Physical Therapy.  In college, Jacqualyn played volleyball for her college team.

When not in the office, Jacqualyn enjoys spending time with her large family and friends in addition to staying active outdoors with her husband.


KRYSTLE GROFF (Physical Therapist Assistant)

Education: AS, Physical Therapy Assistant, Central Penn College

Highlights and Specialties:  Krystle was an avid swimmer in high school and has first hand knowledge of rehabilitation of the lower extremity.

Krystle enjoys spending time with her husband and twin daughters as well as hunting, camping and crafting.