Dr. John Sherman, MD

Dr. John Sherman, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. John Sherman, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Edina, MN and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

4010 W 65th St

Edina, MN 55435

Contact Information

(952) 456-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthPartners
  • Medica
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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
high
more than 85% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
high
more than 83% of peers
Back Pain
high
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Sherman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Sherman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sherman "John E. Sherman, MD, specializes in spine surgery. He has conducted extensive research on engineering technologies, and focuses on motion preservation (dynesys, artificial total disc, artificial nucleus, and annular repair) and minimally invasive spine surgery. Dr. Sherman is an industry consultant for Anulex."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

33  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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9  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sherman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sherman's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sherman to family and friends
19 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Sherman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Sherman was great. He gave me all the facts and didn't sugar-coat during our initial consult. Surgery was fast, professional and I'm pain-free for the first time in a long time. Thank you so much Doc!
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Saw Dr Sherman for the first time today. Terrible, terrible experience. I can't stand for more than a minute and cannot walk 20ft. without going into a back spasm. He prescribed a stroid and wanted me to go back to work in less than a week but refused to give me a written notice to go back to work,...more
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Dr Sherman relieved me of decades of neck pain and 2 previous surgeries which only helped for a short while. I have been pain free for more than 8 years.
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I saw him twice in 7 months. He did my husband's surgery 16 yr. ago and he was pleased. We drove from Duluth twice to see him. In the first visit we were happy and welcomed him doing my surgery after I recovered from knee surgery. When I came back the second time, it was as if he had no recall...more
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I received nothing but the finest care from Dr. Sherman and Staff. I went into the clinic on the day of my surgery at a 9-10 pain level. It was excruciating! I walked out 3 hours later at a 0 and have not had any pain since. Dr. Sherman gave me my life back. I had been in bed for much of the...more
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