Dr. Jessica Short, MD

Dr. Jessica Short, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Dr. Jessica Short, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Fayetteville, AR and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from UNIV OF AR COLL OF MED in 2005 and specializes in rheumatology.

688 E Millsap Rd Ste 100

Fayetteville, AR 72703

Contact Information

(479) 463-3070

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Short performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 96% 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.

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

57  Conditions Treated


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2  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arkansas.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


    Medical School | Graduated 2005

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Short to family and friends
24 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Short's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

On my 2nd visit, she confirmed I have RA, but wouldn't allow any questions, and prescribed methrotrexate. Then when I reminded her I have latent TB, she changed it and insisted I get TB treatment. She knows nothing about my Health Dept. requirements to not take any other meds with TB treatment. I...more
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I am surprised by the negative reviews but sounds like patients that failed to show up and failed to call and cancel which is rude to say the least. I found Dr. Short to be very accommodating, caring and has worked hard to find the root cause of my connective tissue disorder. She includes me on all...more
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We are extremely disappointed in Dr. Short's refusal to see my husband, a VETERAN, all because he cancelled an appointment a couple years ago and is now considered a new patient. We've jumped through hoops for months trying to get approval through TriWest and the VA. Made multiple calls to Dr....more
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No compassion, caring or professionalism from Dr. Short or her staff. I missed one appointment due to taking care of my husband who has battled a foot ulcer for 2 years & recently underwent a below the knee amputation. I called to make an appointment due to worsening symptoms & the nurse berated...more
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No compassion at all. Refuses to listen to anything that is longer than one sentence no matter how vital to your care it is. I felt like I had absolutely no say in my care and she completely disregarded 6 years of chronic illness as if they never happened because she didn't "see" it. All of the...more
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