Holly Short is a Littlefield, TX native and Littlefield HS graduate of 1995.  She attended Texas Tech University graduating with her undergrad in 1998 then graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Sciences in 2000 from Texas Tech Health Sciences Center.  Holly followed that up by graduating from the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center Physician Assistant Master’s Program in December of 2003.

            After leaving TTUHSC, Holly worked for Covenant Medical Group for 10 years serving in various departments including Cardiovascular Surgery, Covenant Orthopedics, and Orthopedic Trauma Surgery.  She has since started her tenure with Lubbock Sports Medicine since August 2014 and serves as the Physician Assistant to Dr. David Shephard.  Holly works closely with Dr. Shephard and is involved in all aspects of patient care including office visits, assisting in surgery, and making patient rounds in the hospital.  

Holly and her partner, Rhonda, live in Lubbock and have twins, Alex and Carter.  They enjoy family outings with the kids, travelling, and a round of golf when they get the chance.

•       Professional Memberships
       American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
       Orthopedic Trauma Association
       American Society for Clinical Pathology

•       Licensure 

       Certified Physician Assistant – National Commissioners on Certification of Physician Assistants
       Physician Assistant – Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners
       Medical Technologist – American Society for Clinical Pathology

Holly is the Physician Assistant to Dr. David Shephard


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Our team at Lubbock Sports Medicine is here to provide excellent care for your initial injury.  
Follow up that great care by rehabing with our Lubbock Sports Rehab team. 

Lubbock Sports Medicine

4110 22nd Place
Lubbock, TX 79410
Phone: (806) 792-4329
Fax: (806) 792-2255
Monday-Friday: 8am - 5pm

Lubbock Sports Rehab

5044 Frankford Ave
Lubbock, TX 79424
Phone: (806) 792-7200
Fax: (806) 792-7225
Monday-Thursday: 8am - 6pm
Friday: 8am - 12pm

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