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Dr. Richard L. Short, MD


  • (619) 464-6434

Dr. Short's Overview

Dr. Richard L. Short graduated from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in 1977. He works in La Mesa, CA and specializes in Pediatrics. Dr. Short is affiliated with Sharp Grossmont Hospital.

Dr. Short's Experience

Years in Practice: 38

Dr. Short's Specialties


Dr. Short's Education & Training

Medical School: University of California, San Diego School of Medicine; Graduated 1977

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Dr. Short's Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA members only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X HMO Guided Access
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Dr. Short's Office Information & Appointments

Office Locations

La Mesa Pediatrics Medical Group

8881 Fletcher Pkwy Ste 200
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 464-6434


Office Hours and Information

Fax: (619) 464-5109

Practice Website: Not Available

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Medicare Accepted: No

Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed

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