About Dr. Sherman

About Dr. Sherman

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Dr Seth L Sherman Family PhotoDr. Seth L. Sherman is a third-generation team physician and surgeon. He is board-certified and fellowship trained in Sports Medicine. Dr. Sherman is proud to serve as Orthopedic Surgeon for Stanford Cardinal Football and as the Sports Medicine fellowship director.

Dr. Sherman specializes in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgical interventions for the knee and shoulder. He has subspecialty and research interests in knee joint preservation/cartilage restoration and the patellofemoral joint. As a tertiary care provider, Dr. Sherman offers non-surgical and salvage surgical solutions for active patients with complex problems and in cases where other surgeries have failed.

Dr. Sherman completed his residency training at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City and was trained by the team physicians for the NY Giants, Mets, and Knicks. During his sports medicine fellowship in Chicago , he served as assistant team physician for the Chicago Bulls and White Sox. Prior to joining the team at Stanford University in July 2019, he served as team physician for the Mizzou Tigers in the NCAA SEC conference.

Dr Sherman FishingDr. Sherman is co-author on more than 100 peer reviewed articles/chapters and actively presents his research at national and international meetings. He is Chairman of the AAOS Sports Medicine/Arthroscopy committee and holds leadership positions in several other organizations (AOSSM, AANA, ISAKOS, ICRS). He is a member of the prestigious international ACL and Patellofemoral Study Groups.

He enjoys spending time with wife Sylvia and daughter Evie. He is an avid fresh and saltwater fly fisherman.

Dr. Sherman’s Curriculum Vitae

Board Certification

  • Sports Medicine, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2015)
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2013)


  • Rush University Medical Center GME Office (2011) IL


  • Hospital for Special Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery Residency (2010) NY

Medical Education

  • Weill Cornell Medical College (2005) NY

Dr. Sherman's Affilliations

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American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Logo

American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine

Publication Committee

International Cartilage Regeneration & Joint Preservation Society Logo

International Cartilage Regeneration & Joint Preservation Society

ICRS NextGen Committee Chair

Arthroscopy Association Of North America Logo

Arthroscopy Association of North America

OLC and Fellowship Committee Member

International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Logo

International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Knee and Joint Preservation Committee Member

ACL Study Group Logo

ACL Study Group

Membership Committee Member

International Patellofemoral Study Group Logo

International Patellofemoral Study Group


Biologic Association Logo

Biologic Association


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HSS Alumni Association

Residency Class Representative ('10)




Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance Logo

Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance