Dr. Roger Shortz, MD

Neurosurgery •  Male • Age 78
  
Dr. Shortz
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Bay Spine Medical Associates

7851 Mission Center Ct Ste 205 San Diego, CA 92108

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Dr. Roger Shortz, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in San Diego, CA and has over 52 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Miami / School of Medicine medical school in 1968. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus and L A Downtown Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shortz to book an appointment.


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      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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      Dr. Roger Shortz, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in San Diego, CA and has over 52 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Miami / School of Medicine medical school in 1968. He is affiliated with medical facilities...Read more

      Specialties

      • Neurosurgery
      • Cosmetic Medicine
      • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

      Education

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

      Languages

      • Spanish
      • English

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      (619) 491-0410

      Dr. Shortz accepts the following insurance:

      Aetna
      Choice Plus POS II
      Anthem
      Advantage-CA PPO
      Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
      Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
      Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
      Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
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      Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
      Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
      Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
      Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
      Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
      Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
      Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
      EPO-CA
      Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
      Gold Advantage-CA PPO
      Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
      Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
      Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
      Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
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      Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
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      UC Care-CA PPO
      UC CORE-CA PPO
      UC Health Savings Plan-CA
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      UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
      UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
      UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
      UCSHIP-CA PPO
      Blue Cross Blue Shield
      Blue Card PPO
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
      Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
      Select Plus HMO
      Blue Shield of California
      Access Plus Savenet
      Basic PPO
      CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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      Background Check

      No malpractice claims found for California
      No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
      No board actions found for the years we collect data
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      Dr. Shortz's Top Procedures and Conditions

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      Intervertebral Disc Disease
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      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Shortz treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 62% of his peers

      Dr. Shortz treats this condition more than 62% of his peers

      Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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      normal

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Shortz treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 61% of his peers

      Dr. Shortz treats this condition more than 61% of his peers

      Rating Includes other areas of care:

      • Brachial Neuritis
      • Neuritis
      • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
      • Optic Neuritis
      • Peripheral Neuritis
      • Polyneuritis
      • Radiculitis
      • Ulnar Neuritis
      • Vestibular Neuritis
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      Spine Disorders
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      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Shortz treats Spine Disorders more than 52% of his peers

      Dr. Shortz treats this condition more than 52% of his peers

      Rating Includes other areas of care:

      • Arthritis of the Spine
      • Degenerative Spine Diseases
      • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
      • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
      • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
      • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
      • Spinal Cord Tumor
      • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
      • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
      • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
      • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
      • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
      • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
      • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
      • Spinal Tuberculosis
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      Dr. Shortz's conditions and procedures:

      • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
      • Aneurysm
      • Brain Aneurysm
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
      • Ear Disorders
      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Fracture
      • Herniated Disc
      • Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Myelopathy
      • Neuroplasty
      • Neurostimulation
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Spinal Cord Stimulation
      • Spinal Fusion
      • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Spondylosis
      • Thrombosis
      • Torticollis

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      Bay Spine Medical Associates

      Bay Spine Medical Associates7851 Mission Center Ct Ste 205 San Diego, CA 92108
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