Dr. Shawn Hermenau, MD

Dr. Shawn Hermenau, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Shawn Hermenau, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Yuma, AZ and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 2000 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

2851 S Avenue B Ste 2401

Yuma, AZ 85364

Contact Information

(928) 247-9714

Insurance Accepted

  • American Republic
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
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Top Care Areas


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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hermenau "Comprehensive care for patients with spinal pathology. Patient centered care."


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Utah
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hermenau has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hermenau's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hermenau to family and friends
based on 18 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hermenau's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Yuma, AZ
Dr. Shawn Hermenau, MD has a perfect technique . He wants an MRI before your first visit. Later Dr. may ask for a CT Scan w/contrast dye. Problem was severe headaches, left arm & palm aches, and upper chest pain on left side. MRI suggested surgery of my neck. Dr told me my left arm pain & chest...more
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in Yuma, AZ
We waited 90 + days to get an appointment with this doctor. The day of our appointment we were in and out of his office in less than ten minutes. He never did an exam or discuss with us what other options there could be for chronic neck pain and stiffness. He said he would refer us to a "pain...more
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in Somerton, AZ
First visit Dr. seemed interested in my problem, but other 2 visits he just seemed to be in a rush to get through all of his patients.
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in Yuma, AZ
After reviewing my symptions and my MRI, it was concluded that I am not a patient for any surgery now nor in my future. My spine is such a mess that Dr. Shawn would not know where to start or where to end. He also told me that IF he were to do surgery, I would have a 70/30 chance of ever walking...more
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in Yuma, AZ
very knowledgeable surgeon. He was patient and took the time to explain my surgery so that I knew what I was getting into. He has a beautiful office and very friendly staff
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