John E. Sherman, M.D.

Practice Overview

Dr. John 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.


Dr. Sherman is a graduate of the Washington University School of Medicine, in St. Louis and returned to Minnesota to complete his surgery residency at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He completed his fellowship at UCLA's Department of Orthopedics.

Hospital Affiliations
  • Abbott Northwestern Hospital
  • Crosstown Surgery Center*
  • Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital
  • Queen of Peace Hospital
Professional Affiliations and Membership
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Hennepin County Medical Society
  • Minnesota Medical Association
  • Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • Spine Arthroplasty Society
  • Twin Cities Orthopaedic Society
Special Achievements and Awards
  • President of Twin Cities Orthopedic Society (1988)
  • Volvo Award for Neurological Recovery Following Immediate, Early, or Late Decompression (1991)
  • Acromed Award (1991)
  • Young Investigator Award (1992)
  • Acromed Award for The Pathophysiology of Spinal Cord Damage and Subsequent Recovery Following Immediate or Delayed Decompression (1993)
  • Published article "Functional Lumbar Artificial Nucleus Replacement-Dascor"
Special Interests

Orthopedic Surgery

*Please note this physician has a financial interest in Crosstown Surgery Center.

Dr. John Sherman

Appointment Info

952-456-7187 - Leslie

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Spine Surgery

Patient Education & Forms

Patient Intake Form

Board Certification

Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaeadic Surgery

Board Certified, American Board of Spinal Surgery

Educational Appointments

Assistant Professor, UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital Deptartment of Orthopaedic Surgery

Assistant Clinical Instructor, U of M Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


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