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Rheumatology Clinic

 

 

 

 

Dr. Jessica Short is devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of conditions and diseases affecting joints, muscle and bones. These may include but are not limited to: arthritis, certain autoimmune diseases, musculoskeletal pain disorders and osteoporosis. There are more than 100 types of these diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, lupus, back pain, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia and tendonitis. Some of these are very serious diseases that can be difficult to diagnose and treat.

 


Hours

The clinic is open Monday through Thursday 7:30am - 4:30pm and Friday 7:30am - 12:30pm.  Holiday closings include New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.  Signs will also be posted when the clinic is going to be closed. Patients should call the clinic before coming in during inclement weather.

Emergencies

In case of an emergency, please go to Washington Regional Medical Center or the nearest hospital Emergency Room.

Refill Guidelines

Refills will be done Monday – Thursday.  Refills requested after 2pm will be done the next business day.  No early refills on pain medications or narcotics.  Refills should be requested from the pharmacy a minimum of 2-3 days prior to running out.  Refills will be called in within 48 hours.  Call your pharmacy after this time to see if refills are ready.  Patients need to be seen by the provider at appropriate intervals.  Please bring your medications or a list of your medications with you to your appointment.  If you need refills on any medications, ask your provider to write them during your appointment.  If you are taking critical medications, please adhere to your provider’s requirements for lab and office visits.  If you have a mail order pharmacy plan, you will need to pick up written prescriptions to mail in.

Appointments

We make every effort to see you in a timely manner.  Call 479-463-3070 to make an appointment.  We request you call to reschedule or cancel if you are unable to keep you appointment time.

Financial Arrangements

Your insurance cards are requested at the time of you first visit.  Payments of co-pays, your portion of your remaining deductible are/or co-insurance is required at the time service is rendered.  Each time you have a medical visit, you are required to pay.  We accept cash, checks and credit (debit) cards.  Please contact our office prior to your appointment if you need to make payment arrangements.

Medical Records

A medical request signed by the patient is required to send or release records to anyone.  If you are requesting a copy of your records, there will be an additional fee.

Medical Affiliations

Dr. Short is affiliated with Washington Regional Medical Center.  She works closely with area physicians and health care institutions to provide a high quality of care.

We appreciate the opportunity to provide you with quality health care.  Our staff consists of qualified, dedicated professionals who team up to bring you the latest treatment in a warm, caring environment.   To schedule an appointment, call 479-463-3070 Monday through Thursday 7:30am - 4:30pm and Friday 7:30am - 12:30pm.

In order for our medical staff to determine your diagnosis and treatment plan, you must bring all radiographic studies (CT scan, MRI, etc) and any medical records pertaining to your current medical condition.  Also please bring the following:

  • Insurance cards and any other insurance information
  • Photo ID
  • Complete history and personal information forms
  • ALL RADIOGRAPHIC STUDIES. REPORTS AND ACTUAL FILMS OR CD-ROM

Contact Us

Rheumatology Clinic
688 Millsap Road Suite 100
Fayetteville, AR  72703
479-463-3070
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