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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 


  • Spanish
  • English

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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.