Dr. Cedric Shorter, MD

Dr. Cedric Shorter, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
42 y/o
(11)

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Dr. Cedric Shorter, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 5 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Neurosurgical Associates of Tampa Bay

603 7th St S Ste 540

Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 89% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
normal
more than 59% of peers
Brain Aneurysm
normal
more than 49% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Tumors (Brain)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Malformations of the Brain
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32  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm Clipping
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Rhizotomy
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Transphenoidal Surgery
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Northwestern State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Louisiana State University
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine, Indianapolis, In
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shorter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shorter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shorter

3.8

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
63.63636363636363%
(7)
4 Stars
9.090909090909092%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
27.272727272727273%
(3)

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Fusion of C6/7. Instant pain relief and outstanding follow-up care. Prompt and professional. I commend Dr. Shorter and his team on their exceptional care. Highly recommended professional Neurosurgeon.
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Brian in St. Petersburg – May 17, 2018
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Doctor Shorter , Is a Wonderful Doctor , He fixed 3 aneurysms in my Brain , He was so careful with my hairline , you couldnt even notice he performed craniotomy . I owe him my Life .
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renee parton in St Petersburg, FL – May 13, 2017
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