ABOUT ME: I have worked at La Mesa Pediatrics since 1992, but have been a Pediatrician in private practice since 1980. I like to stay active, having played Varsity baseball and wrestling in college, and have climbed Mt. Whitney 21 times. I have two grown children and two grandchildren.

EDUCATION: College- California Institute of Technology

Medical School- UC San Diego

Residency- UC- Irvine (Chief Resident 1979-1980)

MOTTO: I like to treat each patient as if he or she were a family member.

FAVORITE RESOURCES: "Caring For Your Baby & Young Child" AAP publication

Dr. Richard Short, M.D.