Free Mesothelioma Information Packet

H. David Short III MD

Dr. Short is a member of the cardio-thoracic surgical group at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler, Texas.

After graduating from Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Short completed a residency there, specializing in general and thoracic surgical methods. He completed a fellowship at Baylor Affiliated Hospital in Houston, and is certified in general surgery.

Dr. Short has served as an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Baylor, and was named director of Space and Life Sciences at Johnson Space Center, an organization that specializes in medical science and the research and healthcare of astronauts.

Dr. Short also has great interest in organ transplantation, and has conducted wide research and study on the topic.

Mesothelioma cancer patients are often urged to consult with a cardiothoracic specialist, as well as various oncologists, when in the early stages of planning their treatment. Specialists like Dr. Short are able to provide imperative information to new patients and their families.


  • Trinity Mother Frances Physician Profile
  • Johnson Space Center

Last modified: December 24, 2010.