Dr. Jessica Short, MD

Dr. Jessica Short, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Female
(23)
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Dr. Jessica Short, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Fayetteville, AR. She has been practicing for 13 years.

688 E Millsap Rd Ste 100

Fayetteville, AR 72703

Contact Information

(479) 463-3070

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Arthritis
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

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dry Eyes
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arkansas.

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

  • Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
    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
3.4
based on 23 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Short's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Greenwood AR |
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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in Rogers, AR |
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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Summers, AR |
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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Hurst, TX |
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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in Siloam Springs, AR |
Dr. Short is very compassionate and gentle - she listens to my concerns and gives me viable options - I have the highest confidence in her knowledge and abilities. I always feel that my health care is a partnership between Dr. Short & me - she never tries to force a decision or treatment on me but...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Short accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Pyramid Life
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Short has admitting privileges

Washington Regional Medical Center
3215 N North Hills Boulevard
Fayetteville, AR 72703
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