Michael Shortt, PA-C, DSc

Physician Assistant

Dr. Michael Shortt


Anne Arundel Community College
Physician Assistant Profession Certification, Aug 2017

University of MD, Baltimore Campus
Master of Health Studies, July 2017

University of Maryland
Shady Grove Campus
Bachelor in Biological Sciences,
May 2012

Montgomery College, Rockville, MD
Associates in Life Sciences, May 2010

Orthopedic Specialty Academy of
San Antonio, TX
Certification Health Sciences, Orthopedic Technician Certification, Mar 2004

Michael Shortt, PA-C, DSc

Mike received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Nebraska University through the Interservice Physician Assistant Program while serving in the US Army. He later was selected and earned his Doctorate of Science in Clinical Orthopedics through Baylor University/US Army Physician Assistant Orthopedic Fellowship.

Mike is a retired US Army Major with multiple combat deployments and an extensive background in Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Flight Surgery, Hormone Replacement Therapy, and Orthopedics both non-operative and operative. His final assignment included Cast clinic chief, Adjunct faculty member to US Army Graduate School Academy Health Sciences, and senior Orthopedic Physician Assistant for Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Texas. He is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Mike currently lives in McKinney with his wife and kids. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.

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