Dr. Nicholas Shorter, MD

Dr. Nicholas Shorter, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Nicholas Shorter, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med in 1979 and specializes in pediatric surgery.

450 Clarkson Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11203

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Umbilical Hernia
normal
more than 28% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
normal
more than 26% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
normal
more than 23% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

16  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Burn Injuries
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

9  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Childrens Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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