Dr. Walter H. Short, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 64

5000 W Seneca Tpke
Syracuse, NY 13215
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Hospital Quality

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Saint Joseph's Hospital Health Center
301 Prospect Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13203
Crouse Hospital
736 Irving Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
4888 W Taft Rd
Liverpool, NY 13088
5000 W Seneca Tpke
Syracuse, NY 13215
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    Dr. Short's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Short's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery, 2004
    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1982
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pseudoarthrosis
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    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Short

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Patients' Choice Award 2008, 2008
    • Patients' Choice Award 2009, 2009
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Graduated in 1975

    Residency Hospital

    University Hospital SUNY Health Science Center
    University Of Nc Hosps
    Upstate Medical University
    Complete in 1976

    Undergraduate Schools

    Cornell University
    Graduated in 1971
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Short & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Short's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Community - General Hospital of Greater Syracuse

    • Crouse Hospital

    • Saint Joseph's Hospital Health Center

    • Upstate University Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Short

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Short to family and friends

    34 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Short's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    34 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    34 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    34 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 34 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Short
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    34 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    34 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    34 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    34 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Short accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    4888 W Taft Rd
    Liverpool, NY 13088
    (315) 453-4567 (Office)
    B
    5000 W Seneca Tpke
    Syracuse, NY 13215
    (877) 881-4263 (Office)
    C
    Specialists One-Day Surgery
    190 Intrepid Ln
    Syracuse, NY 13205
    (315) 498-6200 (Office)
    • Free Standing Surgery Center
    D
    5700 W Genesee St
    Camillus, NY 13031
    (877) 881-4263 (Office)
    E
    SOS
    5719 Widewaters Pkwy
    Syracuse, NY 13214
    (315) 251-3100 (Office)
    F
    4115 Medical Center Dr
    Fayetteville, NY 13066
    (877) 881-4263 (Office)
    G
    5100 W Taft Rd
    Liverpool, NY 13088
    (877) 881-4263 (Office)
    H
    5586 Legionnaire Dr
    Cicero, NY 13039
    (877) 881-4263 (Office)
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