Ron Short is currently the Chief Executive Officer Longview Orthopedic Clinic Association, an independent orthopedic surgery practice in Longview, Texas. Prior to his role at Longview Orthopedic, Ron served as Chief Operating Officer of Care Systems, a healthcare technology company based in Washington, D.C. and as Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer of Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview, Texas.
Ron holds a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from Boston University and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Texas at Tyler, and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He will begin pursuit of his Doctor of Business Administration degree in January 2020. In his spare time, Ron enjoys mentoring young leaders, playing competitive baseball for the Oklahoma Vipers and the Dallas Thunderbirds of the Men’s Senior Baseball League, and attending heavy mental concerts with his 20 year old son Andrew and his 15 year old daughter Abby.