Dr. Karen Sherman, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Female • Age 39
  
Dr. Sherman

Duke Colon and Rectal Surgery

3404 Wake Forest Rd Raleigh, NC 27609

Dr. Karen Sherman, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Raleigh, NC. Dr. Sherman has more experience with Transplant Surgery and Colorectal Surgery than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with Duke Health Raleigh Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sherman to book an appointment.


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Dr. Sherman accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Practice Areas

Transplant Surgery

Transplant surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on replacement of damaged or diseased organs with healthy donor organs and includes partial, single or multi-organ transplant, as well as living donor organ procurement.

Typically treats 61% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sherman performs Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy) more than 61% of their peers

Dr. Sherman performs this procedure more than 61% of their peers

Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal surgery treats conditions affecting the colon and rectum, including colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis and hemorrhoids, through procedures such as tumor removal, colectomy, colostomy and resection.

Typically treats 54% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sherman performs Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Sherman performs this procedure more than 87% of their peers

Colectomy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sherman performs Colectomy more than 71% of their peers

Dr. Sherman performs this procedure more than 71% of their peers

Colon and Rectal Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sherman performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 67% of their peers

Dr. Sherman performs this procedure more than 67% of their peers

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Dr. Sherman's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystotomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Karen Sherman, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Raleigh, NC. Dr. Sherman has more experience with Transplant Surgery and Colorectal Surgery than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with Duke Health Raleigh Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sherman to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Awards

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Locations

Duke Colon and Rectal Surgery

Duke Colon and Rectal Surgery3404 Wake Forest Rd Raleigh, NC 27609
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Duke Health Raleigh Hospital

Raleigh, NC

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average