Dr. Roger Shortz, MD

Dr. Roger Shortz, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 76
Dr. Roger Shortz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Pablo, CA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from University of Miami / School of Medicine in 1968 and specializes in neurosurgery, cosmetic surgery, and more.

3065 Richmond Pkwy Ste 102

San Pablo, CA 94806

Contact Information

(510) 243-2130

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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Spine Disorders
more than 7% of peers
Spinal Fusion
more than 6% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cosmetic Medicine
  • Cosmetic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

20  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Torticollis

9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • United States
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Florida State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1964
  • University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Miami Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Roger Shortz, MD
Dr Shortz was my surgeon a few years ago and I am in the exact same pain so I'm sure the degenerative disc disease has made it's way to another disc or More!¡! I am hopin and praying I can get him to be my surgeon Again because HE WAS AMAZING
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