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Rebecca Short, MD

Endocrinology

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About Rebecca Short, MD

Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna - Choice POS II
Aetna - Elect Choice
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Aetna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access HMO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Select
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Select SM
Aetna - US Access
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Great West POS
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Great West PPO
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
Cigna - LocalPlus
Cigna - Network
Cigna - Network Open Access
Cigna - Network POS
Cigna - Open Access Plus
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - POS
Cigna - POS Open Access
Cigna - PPO
Accepts New Patients
Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
Accepts New Patients
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
Accepts New Patients
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
Accepts New Patients
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - National POS
Imagine Health - EPN
Accepts New Patients
Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Accepts New Patients
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Accepts New Patients
Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
Mother Frances Hospital Regional - Self-Insured Employee Plan
OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
Accepts New Patients
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
Accepts New Patients
Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Accepts New Patients
Superior - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Background

Education
  • Medical School: TEXAS A&M HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (Bryan) (2013)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University (2014)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University (2016)
  • Fellowship: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Duke University Medical Center (2018)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Med
  • Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism - American Board of Internal Med/Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education. To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities. The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements. Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 25, 2020, Rebecca Short, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (183) for Rebecca Short, MD

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Sep 13, 2022
Dr. Herbst is always nice and takes time to listen to my concerns/questions.
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Sep 13, 2022
She's a good listener while explaining what your concerns are.
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Sep 12, 2022
Everyone is very friendly, and Dr Herbst-Short listens to me and honestly seems to want to help me figure out my health issues. She is very personable, professional & make me feel comfortable.
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Sep 8, 2022
Rebecca Herbst Short is one of my favorite Dr.s. She listen to me. She always has the answer to my questions. She doesn't rush me in and out but takes time to make sure I am on program, doing what I need to do and most of all makes me very comfortable with her. I truly appreciate Dr Short !
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Sep 2, 2022
Very caring doctor.
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Sep 1, 2022
Caring, listens, on topic, excellent in her field, minimum wait time
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Sep 1, 2022
Takes time to listen. Very encouraging
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Sep 1, 2022
Dr Short was interested in helping me get my diabetes under control. She appeared to listen as well as give positive feedback.
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Aug 30, 2022
She is thoughtful and thorough. Thinks long term. Very patient. Highly pleased.
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Aug 19, 2022
Appreciated the patience and time she took to hear and listen to what I had to say. And how she took the time to explain things for me.
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Aug 17, 2022
This was my 2nd visit with Dr Short and I felt like she listened to what I had to say and was willing to let me have my say and opinion.
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Aug 14, 2022
Dr Short was a pleasure to visit with this is the first meeting she was thorough.
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Aug 13, 2022
Gave good advice information
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Aug 9, 2022
Great
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Aug 8, 2022
Dr Herbst-Short is very friendly, listen carefully, and provides feedback in a logic and easy to understand statements.
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Aug 3, 2022
Pleasant, patience and professional.
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Aug 3, 2022
It was my first time seeing an endocrinologist but my visit went really well. The service was very quick. Typically I feel like I have to wait long periods of time at a doctor's office, but was pleasantly surprised how quickly I was seen. Additionally, she was very clear and thorough and answered all my questions. I love that they do blood work there as well making it much easier for me and within the same day I already started receiving my results
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Aug 3, 2022
Very knowledgeable and caring physician.
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Aug 2, 2022
It was very informative and helpful.
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Aug 1, 2022
I like that she listens to me and we come up with a plan together. She takes the time to understand my issues.
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Jul 27, 2022
Pleasant and knowledgeable
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Jul 25, 2022
Office staff very helpful DR and Nurse right on track
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Jul 22, 2022
She was very thorough in my care
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Jul 22, 2022
The doctor was very concerned and was well informed about my health.
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Jul 21, 2022
Very kind and compassionate person
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Jul 20, 2022
My doctor was extremely caring, patient and knowledgeable. It is the best care I could receive. It exceeded my expectations in every aspect.
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Jul 16, 2022
Always concerned about my well-being, pleasant and very professional.
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Jul 14, 2022
Great
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Jul 14, 2022
Dr. Herbst always shows concern and compassion relating to your problems and excellent treatment for your concerns
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Jul 13, 2022
Sits and explains all aspects of care. Includes the patient in decisions
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Jul 8, 2022
I was very happy with the visit. I felt enough time was provided to answer my questions and felt that she was genuinely interested in my problems.
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Jul 3, 2022
She listens carefully and is not condescending.
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Jul 2, 2022
Good service
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Jun 19, 2022
Very friendly, makes me feel at ease with my condition
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Jun 16, 2022
Great appointment as always.
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Jun 14, 2022
Wonderful Doctor
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Jun 13, 2022
Dr.Herbst is a wonderful and kind doctor. She is very thorough and never in a rush. I always enjoy my visits because of.her compassionate nature.
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Jun 4, 2022
She always takes great care in listening to me and my needs.
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Jun 1, 2022
Very professional, thanks.
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Jun 1, 2022
I am so impressed with Dr Herbst! With her help & guidance my blood sugar is now under control. I'm on steroids so it's been impossible to get it under control. This was my second visit with her & she gave me a plan to follow & it has helped tremendously! No other doctor has been able to help control my diabetes. I think she's a genius & would highly recommend.
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Jun 1, 2022
Excellent service
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May 27, 2022
She truly cares about her patients, not just about their medical conditions. My health has greatly improved since I'm in her care.
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May 26, 2022
She is the best.
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May 21, 2022
Dr. Herbst is an absolute pleasure to work with. Kind, caring, attentive
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May 21, 2022
She has been accurate and proactive in treating my gestational diabetes. I feel like she cares just as much about where I am as I do. She's kind and decisive.
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May 13, 2022
I really care for my doctor because since I have been seeing her she has never told me anything wrong and my whole process everything that goes on with my health she explains it to me and tell me all the fact's no matter what I love my doctor she tells you the truth about your whole situation.
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