Dr. James Shortt, MD

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Dr. James Shortt, MD
Dr. James Shortt, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Sarasota, FL. He is 77 years old and has been practicing for 52 years. Dr. Shortt is affiliated with Doctors Hospital of Sarasota.

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Dr. Shortt's Care Philosophy

My philosophy is to allow a patient sufficient time to describe their symptoms to allow me to more accurately come to the right diagnosis and provide the appropriate treatment.

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    Dr. Shortt's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      Under 10 minutes
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    Dr. Shortt's Care Philosophy

    My philosophy is to allow a patient sufficient time to describe their symptoms to allow me to more accurately come to the right diagnosis and provide the appropriate treatment.

    Dr. Shortt's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Sternum Fracture
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture

    Education

    • Medical School
      Dalhousie University Faculty Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1965

    • Internship Hospital
      Victoria General Hospital
    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Toronto Teaching Hospitals
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Royal College Surgeons

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • French
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Independent Medical Examiner
    • Non-Surgical Orthopedics

    Procedures Performed

    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate