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Specialties & Research
Dr. Howard Shortley, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.
- He has special expertise in 3 areas:
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
Education & Awards
Dr. Shortley graduated from Creighton University, Omaha.
Dr. Shortley has 4 hospital affiliations:
- Mercy General Hospital
- Sutter General Hospital
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- Additional Information
- Dr. Howard Shortley MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
- Where does Dr. Howard Shortley practice?
- Dr. Howard Shortley has 1 office location.
Dr. Howard Shortley practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Sacramento, CA.
See Sacramento Orthopedic Surgeons.