Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified Spine Surgery Fellowship
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.
In the News
Dr. Sherman responds to the need for Annular Repair in the June 5th issue of Orthopedics This Week – “Anulex Died, But There’s More to the Story”. “Annual repair is necessary because microdiscectomy frequently fails. The rate varies, but around 15% of the time you are going to have a symptomatic disc reherniation.” Learn more here.
Dr. Sherman identifies that Anchorknot herniated disc repair technology can benefit discectomy patients. Read more here.
Dr. Sherman describes postoperative care for spinal fusion surgery. Learn more here.
Spine & Neck Care, including Cervical and Low Back/Lumber
Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship in Spine Surgery at UCLA
University of Minnesota Medical School
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Crosstown Surgery Center
Fairview Southdale Hospital
Mayo Clinic Health System – New Prague
Board Member, Fairview Southwest Care Systems (2002 – Present)
Chair, Fairview Southdale Hospital Credentials Committee (2005 – Present)
Chair, Fairview Southdale Hospital Quality Committee (2003 – 2004)
Chief-Elect, Methodist Hospital Orthopedics (1997 – 1999)
Chief of Orthopedics, Fairview Southdale Hospital (2001 – 2003)
Chief of Orthopedics, Methodist Hospital (1999 – 2001)
Chief of Staff-Elect, Fairview Southdale Hospital (2003 – 2004)
Chief of Staff, Fairview Southdale Hospital (2004 – 2005)
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Student Honor Society (1983)
Top Doctor: Voted a top orthopedic surgeon by his peers in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine (2006)
Named one of Top 20 Spine Surgeons Focused on Product Design by Beckers Health Care
LuAnn Runkle, CST/CFA, OA-C
Barb D., RN