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Dr. Walter Short, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Thoracic Surgeon, Hand Surgeon
36 years of experience

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(22)
Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Walter Short, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Thoracic Surgeon, Hand Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Short has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
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Promptness 4.6
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Courteous Staff 4.8
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
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Bedside Manner 4.4
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Spends Time with Me 4.5
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Follows Up After Visit 4.6
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Walter Short, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hand Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Wrist Injury

Education & Awards

Dr. Short graduated from Upstate Medical University Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Syracuse. He has 6 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)
Patient's Choice *

Affiliations

Dr. Short has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • St Joseph's Hospital Health Center 
  • Crouse Hospital 

Languages

  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Walter Harvey Short MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 36 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. Walter H. Short practice?
Dr. Walter Short has 1 office location.
Dr. Walter Short practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand near Syracuse, NY.
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