Dr. William Sherman, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 44

Dr. Sherman
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Tulane Doctors - Sports Medicine Plus - Lakeview

202 Janet Yulman Way New Orleans, LA 70118

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Dr. William Sherman, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in New Orleans, LA and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Sherman has more experience with Hip/Pelvic Bones and Knee/Lower Limbs than other specialists in his area. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans medical school in 2006. He is affiliated with medical facilities East Jefferson General Hospital and Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sherman to book an appointment.


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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sherman

4.4

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No don’t go! This office scheduled a new patient who has a Dx of Alzheimer’s an appointment, knowing she was living in a memory loss community. Then upon arrival expected her to complete and sign 3 forms. The power of attorney was summoned to the clinic to complete the paperwork. What should have been a quick office visit turned into a two hour fiasco. So sad that they would treat an elderly Alzheimer’s patient so badly. I wouldn’t trust them with any of my loved one.
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Sep 11, 2020
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Spent two hours for Dr. Sherman in the waiting room before being seen with terrible rap music playing on overhead system. Much confusion at front desk upon check in. Would never recommend anyone to these incompetent people and physician.
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Super doctor.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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W. J. – Feb 04, 2020
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I am 76 years old had a hip replacement by Dr. Sherman. I had a hip replacement on the other hip 2 years before that was done by the top hip replacement surgeon in Savannah. Dr. Sherman did an outstanding job on my hip. He was very good at describing what the operation would be like and his follow thru after the operation was excellent. He uses the anterior approach and only the best device to replace the hip. I would recommend Dr. Sherman without reservation for hip replacements.
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Robert Hunter, Slidell – Jan 24, 2020
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Love him. Honest, came in at 2 am to see my mom when she broke her leg
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
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Oct 21, 2019
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Dr. Sherman was recommended by my son-in-law, also an Orthopedic Surgeon. He performed a total right knee replacement on me at East Jefferson (Great hospital) on September 25, 2018. He used the MAKO robotic assisted surgery apparatus to ensure the perfect fit of the knee implants. The result is fantastic! He straightened my bent leg, eliminated my horrible limp and most importantly, ended the years of suffering intense pain. I highly recommend Dr. Sherman to everyone who has a bad knee.
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David Hirstius in Mandeville, LA – Jan 04, 2019
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Never , My husband went to see this so called Ortho he spent no more than 5 mins in the room with him. Told him to lift his leg ask him where the pain was told him oh that is your back. Let's do an MRI we will run your insurance I will be right back. He never came back the nurse did to say they would be in touch tomorrow . He did nothing for my husband pain who barely walked. No treatment no shot, no oral medication & no discussion of what he thought was wrong. Will not be back HORRIBLE!!!!
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Gwen Decker in Luling, LA – Nov 10, 2018
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My first visit was to determine who I would choose to do my knee replacement. Dr. Sherman was very understanding and patiently answered my list of concerns and questions. He seems to CARE. Since I already have another surgeon I wanted to get a second opinion. He gave me insight into the other surgeon I presently use and assured me that he thought the other surgeon would be a good choice. Due to his answers and my concerns, I have decided to choose Dr Sherman for my surgeon. He uses robotics.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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M D in LA – Sep 13, 2018
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Dr Sherman is very good doctor he did a knee replacement on my right knee. Hospital stay was one night. Everyone could not believe how well I did The problem is the opiate crisis because of that Dr Sherman does not prescribe anything by the 4 week and Pt alone is torture...this surgery pain was horrible for a 67 year old he made you feel like I don’t need any thing for pain He definitely a great surgeon. Also need a hip replacement which hurts bad .He made me feel very uncomfortable
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jeamne Rogers in Metairie,Louisiana – Aug 25, 2018
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Dr. Sherman did my knee replacement last year. I recovered so well with no complications and very little pain. He will be replacing my other knee soon. I highly recommend Dr Sherman
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Sharon Penny in Kenner la – Feb 24, 2018
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He has replaced both of my hips. The most caring and compassionate doctor I have ever met. Makes you feel at ease with his confidence and experience. Would highly recommend to anyone
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Donna Altmyer in Kenner, LA – Dec 23, 2016
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Dr. Sherman is very knowledgeable. He doesn't jump to surgery or dismiss your pain. He takes time with you and offers treatment options. No one likes going to the doctor, but he makes you feel at ease and it makes the visit nice.
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Julie O'Flynn in Metairie, LA – Aug 09, 2016
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My kind of doctor. love him
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N.P. in New Orleans, LA – Jul 04, 2016
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Excellent doctor. Drained my knee . No pain! Very patient and explained everything.
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Leslie Rodrigue Tierney in Metairie,LA – Jun 14, 2016
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Dr. Sherman has one of the best bedside manners' Ive experienced in as long time. He was very knowledgeable and most of all he was so kind. My wife who accompanied me to my appointment is even considering him for her own orthopedic needs. I look forward to trusting him with all my orthopedic needs.
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Mr and Mrs. Raphael Brown in New Orleans, LA – Apr 19, 2016
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Wonderful Doctor. Very knowledgeable and helpful. My husband had a serious knee injury which the original dr repaired the knee but in after that surgery 6 months later was having serious issues. He went to Dr. Sherman and had research the best option for my husband and won't know what could be done until he did the new surgery. He did a total replacement and after 3 months husband is getting back to normal without pain and no crutches after being on them for a year.
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Carol Shiyou in Kiln, MS – Apr 18, 2016
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After a traumatic break of my hip during the Christmas holiday, Dr. Sherman treated me. I was impressed with his dedication, skill and last but not least, his willingness to communicate. This doctor is dedicated 24/7 and is one of the best representatives of the medical profession I have yet encountered.
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Michelle Byrom in Austin, TX – Jan 02, 2016
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Dr. William Sherman, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in New Orleans, LA and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Sherman has...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2006
La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
Medical School

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What are Dr. William Sherman, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Sherman frequently treats Hip/Pelvic Bones and Knee/Lower Limbs. See all practice areas where Dr. Sherman specializes.

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Dr. Sherman's office is located at 202 Janet Yulman Way, New Orleans, LA 70118. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Sherman

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Sherman treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Sherman treats other conditions, please contact the office at (504) 988-0100.

Hip/Pelvic Bones

Hip surgery includes arthroscopy, fracture repair, resurfacing, and replacment to treat conditions affecting the hip, such as arthritis, dysplasia, and injuries.Compare with other Hip/Pelvic Bones specialists.

Dr. Sherman typically treats 54% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Hip Replacement
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Knee/Lower Limbs

Knee and lower limb surgeons perform procedures such as total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and tendor repair, to treat conditions including arthritis, ligament tears, or bone fractures.Compare with other Knee/Lower Limbs specialists.

Dr. Sherman typically treats 49% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 14 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Knee Disorders
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Knee Dislocation
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Sherman's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

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Dr. Sherman accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CareSource
Medicaid
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Health Net
Medicaid
Medicare Advantage PFFS
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Elevator
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
WellCare
Wellcare of Georgia
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Tulane Doctors - Sports Medicine Plus - Lakeview

Tulane Doctors - Sports Medicine Plus - Lakeview202 Janet Yulman Way New Orleans, LA 70118
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    • Tue: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    • Wed: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    • Thu: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    • Fri: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    • Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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