Timothy Hunter, was born and raised in Erie Pennsylvania. He graduated from High School in 1978 and joined the United States Military that same year. He served as a corpsman in the Navy and Marine Corps.
Further education led to a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and English Literature from The University of Pittsburgh, and a Doctor of Medicine degree from George Washington University. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Dr Hunter and his wife, Dr Maria Baens, have practiced medicine in Myrtle Beach South Carolina since 1996. They have three beautiful children: Tim, Paul and Isabella.