Dr. Short attended the University of Washington, after having lived in many different parts of the U.S. while growing up. He received his D.D.S. degree from the UW Dental School, graduating with honors in 1980. Following thirteen years of general practice in Seattle, Dr. Short was accepted to the Endodontology Residency at the Oregon Health Sciences University, earning his Specialty Degree in 1995.
Besides full-time endodontic practice, Dr. Short taught at the University of Washington Dental School for over 20 years, while on clinical faculty in the Departments of Prosthodontics, Restorative Dentistry, and finally the Department of Endodontics. He also provided specialty care for Children’s Hospital, and currently is Endodontic Chief for the Swedish Hospital General Practice Residency Program.
Dr. Short is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Endodontists, Washington State Dental Association, Seattle King County Dental Association, Alpine Dental Seminar, and the Marshall-Baumgartner Endodontic Study Group.
His private interests include music, restoring guitars, cycling, hiking, sailing, and woodworking.