Dr. Timothy Short, DPM

Dr. Timothy Short, DPM

Podiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Timothy Short, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Barry University / School of Graduate Medical Science in 2002 and specializes in podiatry, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

6130 N La Cholla Blvd # 135

Tucson, AZ 85741

Contact Information

(520) 469-8077

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
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Top Care Areas

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Foot Conditions
more than 79% of peers
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
more than 77% of peers
Nail Avulsion and Excision
more than 75% of peers

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Dr. Short's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Short "I believe patients appreciate my compassion, ability to relate to their injuries and optimistic approach to their care. Experiencing foot and ankle surgeries myself, I take the time to explain, diagnose, and provide treatment in an empathetic manner. My philosophy includes listening to the patient, being compassionate and providing a full explanation of diagnosis and treatment recommendations to ensure patient comfort and understanding."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Short "Dr. Short is Board Certified and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons as well as a Fellow of the Academy of Extremity Nerve Surgeons. Dr. Short specializes in all foot and ankle conditions with specific medical interests pertaining to both the conservative and surgical treatments of sports medicine injuries, tendon pathology, and peripheral nerve disease."

7  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Pediatric Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Short does not have any board certifications listed.

16  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Bunion
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis

13  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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.


  • Florida State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Barry University / School of Graduate Medical Science
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Millcreek Community Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Millcreek Community Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Virginia Mason Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Short has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Short has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Short's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Short to family and friends
39 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

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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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

I struck gold with Dr. Short! He is so knowledgeable, compassionate, soft spoken and patient! I hardly had any pain after surgery. I attribute this to Dr. Short! I had many post surgery appointments with Dr. Short. He really cared about my well being and wanted to make sure I was satisfied...more
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I had Bunion Surgery with Dr. Short on July 6, 2018. It has been 5 weeks and I am so pleased with the results! In addition to the bunion, I also had three hammer toes repaired. I had minimal pain during the recovery period. He always answered all of my questions, and took time to sit with my...more
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For the third time in a row, Dr. Short is a no show for my appointment. I have never seen this doctor. The first appointment, the office called to say that he wouldn’t make it. OK, I rescheduled. The second time I was never called to cancel (I checked message and phone history). It takes me over...more
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I am a very active and enjoy cycling, hiking and working out. Dr. Short was very thorough in diagnosing my issues with my foot and explaining all the options for correcting my problem. I choose to have surgery and my recovery has been quicker than initially expected. I would definitely...more
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Excellent surgeon. Very knowledgeable and personable, with a lot of patience. He doesn't give up, and his optimism is contagious.
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