With over 30 years in practice performing general neurosurgery, board-certified physician Roger W. Shortz, MD, has a passion for helping clients achieve optimal wellness. He offers some of the most innovative and heavily tested anti-aging and aesthetic medicine solutions at Integrity Aesthetics MD in Pleasant Hill, California.
Dr. Shortz earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Miami School of Medicine (currently Miller School of Medicine). He went on to complete an internship at Miami’s Jackson Memorial Hospital, followed by a neurosurgery residency through the University of Miami affiliated hospitals.
As a board-certified physician through the American Board of Neurological Surgery, Dr. Shortz regularly receives ongoing training. Dr. Shortz is a member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, the American College of Surgeons, and the North American Spine Society.
Because of Dr. Shortz’s background in general neurosurgery and minimally invasive microsurgery of the spine, he has special interests in modern in-office treatments and medical laser systems. Dr. Shortz went through extensive aesthetic training with some of the top-rated cosmetic surgeons in the United States. He completed Cynosure® Smartlipo training with Kevin Johnson, MD, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, in addition to specialized aesthetic training under Jeffrey Caruth, MD, of Plano, Texas.
At Integrity Aesthetics MD, Dr. Shortz performs and oversees all procedures and aesthetic services. The office offers some of the most innovative skin and body treatments including Cynosure Smartlipo for gentle body fat removal.
With his expertise with complex medical care and surgical procedures, Dr. Shortz’s clients appreciate his ability to carefully explain their treatments and what to expect afterward. Dr. Shortz spends time with each client before services to ensure clients achieve their desired outcome.