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About Dr. Daniel K Short

Dr. Daniel K Short, MD is a Doctor primarily located in La Crosse, WI. He has 19 years of experience. His specialties include Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and Internal Medicine. Dr. Short has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

8 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Daniel K Short is Great. Dr. Daniel K Short has been rated by 8 patients. From those 8 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Daniel K Short is 3.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Gunderson Health System

1836 South Ave
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Dr. Daniel K Short has the following 2 specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Daniel K Short has the following 14 expertise

  • Hormones
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Addison Disease
  • Diabetes (Types I & II)
  • Thyroid Diseases
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Fatigue
  • Diabetes
  • Gland Issues
  • Acromegaly
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Pituitary Diseases
  • Cushing Disease
  • Diabetes, Type 2

Board Certifications

Dr. Daniel K Short is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Five Stars

A true doctor who cares about each patient...demonstrated by the time he spent with me explaining every detail. He cares. I was so thoroughly satisfied by my experience with Dr. Short. I have never been so impressed by a doctor.

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No compassion. No follow through.

I am deeply disappointed in this physician's lack of insight, empathy, and compassion. I had a rapidly growing thyroid which was causing compression to my esophagus and trachea. I reported a feeling of choking and pressure, relaying my inability to lay supine or on my left side. He stated that it was most likely due to smoking, I completed a swallow study which definitively showed that my swallow was deviated from an outside mass at the level of my thyroid, thereby showing and proving that the sensations I was experiencing were legitimate claims. He never did address the swallow study. I didn't hear anything from him about it. In the meantime, I had 2 thyroid nodule biopsies in three months which were benign. This was good news, but the compressing sensations continued to worsen. I had another ultrasound at 6 months, which showed that two of the three nodules had doubled in size. He had his nurse call me to get me in for ANOTHER biopsy because he was "concerned with the rapid growth." I refused another biopsy and requested an appointment to seek treatment interventions. The nurse set up the appointment for THREE MONTHS later, stating, "Well, he's not THAT concerned." So he thought it warranted a biopsy, which meant he was worried it may have turned cancerous, but he didn't consider my case important enough to talk with me within a reasonable amount of time. No thank you. I have since gotten a second opinion and am already scheduled to have my thyroid removed because the nodule is growing sub-sternally. I am horrified at the lack of approach, knowledge, and ethics this physician exhibited.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    19 Years Experience

  • University Of Iowa Roy J And Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1999

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Daniel K Short accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
    • Anthem WI Blue Priority X Indiv DirectAccess
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
  • BCBS Minnesota
    • BCBS MN Blue Cross Accord
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Gundersen Health Plan
    • Gundersen Health Plan Select Network
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
  • Unity Health Insurance
    • Unity Health Ins Unity Network
  • WPS
    • WPS Group

Locations & Directions

Gunderson Health System, 1836 South Ave, La Crosse, WI
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