John E. Sherman - Orthopedic Surgeon - Twin Cities Orthopedics

John E. Sherman, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified
Spine Surgery Fellowship

Areas of Focus
Pediatric Care
Spine & Neck Care
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Dr. John E. Sherman – Twin Cities Orthopedics Specialist

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Practice Overview

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 identifies that Anchorknot herniated disc repair technology can benefit discectomy patients. Read more, here


Clinical Interest

Pediatric Care
Spine & Neck Care
, including Cervical and Low Back/Lumbar


Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship in Spine Surgery at UCLA

University of Minnesota Medical School

Medical Degree
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations

    Abbott Northwestern Hospital
    Crosstown Surgery Center
    Fairview Southdale Hospital
    Mayo Clinic Health System - New Prague
    Methodist Hospital

Professional Affiliations

    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

Achievements and Awards

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


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