Dr. Christopher Sherman, DO

Dr. Christopher Sherman, DO

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Dr. Christopher Sherman, DO is an orthopedic trauma surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Midwestern University / Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine / Midwestern University in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic trauma surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

4910 Directors Pl Ste 350

San Diego, CA 92121

Contact Information

(858) 346-7171

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Keenan
  • Self Pay
  • Tricare
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sherman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Clavicle Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Dislocation
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Sherman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sherman "Dr. Christopher Sherman is a leading Orthopedic Surgeon who serves patients from San Diego and Orange County from his three offices in Sorrento Valley, National City, and Mission Viejo, CA. Dr. Sherman provides treatment and care for foot, knee, and hip pain, sport and work-related injuries, traumatic injuries and fractures, as well as hip and knee replacement surgeries. Dr. Sherman obtained his Medical degree from the Midwestern University in 2005 and completed his residency and internship in Orthopedic Surgery at Riverside County Regional Medical Center in 2010. Dr. Sherman followed this with fellowships in the Orthopedic Trauma and Adult Joint Reconstruction at the University of California at San Diego in 2011. He received his Board Certification in Orthopedic Surgery 2015. It is Dr. Sherman's firm belief that in order to achieve the best possible outcomes, his practice must be committed to achieve exceptional results, provide personalized and comprehensive care, and stay abreast of the emerging trends and innovations in the Orthopedic field. Dr. Sherman stays busy taking emergency trauma call at multiple hospitals and tending to the needs of the patients at his three Southern California offices. In addition, Dr. Sherman's article regarding Intertrochanteric fractures was recently published in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. When not working with patients, Dr. Sherman enjoys exercising, spending time outdoors, traveling, and attending sporting events and academic conferences. Dr. Sherman welcomes all new patients to his practices, where most major forms of medical insurance are accepted. He speaks English and Spanish."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sherman "A succesful Orthopedic Surgery practice must be focused on effective communication, sound principle, a commitment to achieving exceptional results, and an emphasis on emerging trends and technologies."

8  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*

87  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Extremity Trauma
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Trauma
  • Wrist Fracture

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48  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Arizona
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Midwestern University / Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine / Midwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Riverside County Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Riverside County Regional Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University of California, San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • San Diego State University
    Other Education | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sherman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Sherman's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sherman to family and friends
25 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Sherman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

I feel so fortunate that Dr. Sherman performed my hip surgery. He is one of the select few doctors who specializes in anterior hip replacement, which allows for a fully non-restrictive range of motion during recovery following the surgery. Also, whenever I had concerns, Dr. Sherman made sure he...more
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Dr. Sherman repaired my 93 year old mother's crushed femur. From this first encounter Dr. Sherman and his team have shown such exemplary patient care and concern, in addition to being the finest surgeon. My mother experienced two other fractures, and I immediately called Dr. Sherman. Again his...more
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No stars, hardly saw him, one doctor said, "we don't know were we went wrong," one said, "IV antibiotics very unlikely to clear the infection," don't care how U get treated by staff, nurse, witch with capital "B," never told me when sutures coming out, in 10/21/17, out 2/7/18. Couldn't get wound...more
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I would 100% recommend Dr. Sherman to anyone in the area. They fit me in the day of and I could not be more grateful. Dr. Sherman and his staff are friendly, professional and have great positive attitudes. I know I am in the right hands!
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Dr. Sherman is the absolute best ortho surgeon . He detected my sc joint dislocation in 2 visits. I had spent a year in pain from a MD who had no idea what to do with the dislocated sc joint . Dr Sherman knew from the start and got me right into surgery. Within 3 months I am completely healed. I...more
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