Dr. Cheryl Short, MD

Dr. Cheryl Short, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Cheryl Short, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Valparaiso, IN and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1991 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

85 E US Highway 6 Ste 330

Valparaiso, IN 46383

Contact Information

(219) 462-6144

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
very high
more than 98% of peers
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Short's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Short "Accomplished in providing for the gynecologic concerns of women across all ages and varieties of diseases including urinary incontinence, pelvic prolapse, laparoscopic and robotic surgery, benign pelvic masses, pelvic pain, modern contraceptive techniques, menopause and PMS."

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

53  Conditions Treated

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35  Procedures

  • Amniocentesis
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

  • Southern Illinois University At Edwardsville
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Short has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Short's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Short to family and friends
24 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Short's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Short is great once you get in to see her. Her staff is terrible and borderline incompetent. Be careful! They do not follow up, nor return calls. Go elsewhere.
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Very rude and unprofessional receptionists. Incompetent and argumentative. Very difficult to get through to office. One time I was chastised by the woman who answered the phone for not not leaving a voicemail. I said I wanted to talk to a real person. She was a complete jerk. If I didn't like...more
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Dr Short is a great Dr but almost impossible to get an appointment with
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Very good Dr. Highly recommend her!
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