William Sherman, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon & Joint Replacement located in Metairie, LA

About Dr. Sherman

Dr. Sherman is a native of south Louisiana and received his medical degree and completed his orthopaedic surgical training at Louisiana State University Medical School in New Orleans. He received numerous awards as a resident including intern of the year and resident of the year both his PGY-4 and PGY-5 years.

He went on to complete a hip and knee joint reconstruction fellowship at the Harvard combined program in Boston, Massachusetts following his residency. Upon his return from his training he served as the chief of arthroplasty in the LSU department of Orthopaedic surgery for 5 years and served as the director of the LSU national arthroplasty course.

He has served as the chief of Orthopaedic surgery at East Jefferson General Hospital from 2014-2020 and joined the faculty of the Tulane Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2016.

He served as the lead team Physician for the New Orleans Zephyrs AAA Miami Marlins from 2012-2015 and the assistant team physician from 2016-2019.

His national involvement includes being selected in 2017 for the Leadership Fellows Program in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS) which selects ten fellows a year under 45 years of age to be trained in a national program involving mentoring, leadership, and teaching. His contributions also include serving on the international AAOS Knee Committee as well as the AAOS Critical Evaluators Committee. He was named the fellowship director of research in the Tulane department of Orthopaedic surgery and has published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery as a writing member of a national panel for hip fracture treatment and rehabilitation as well as his own knee and hip research in international Orthopaedic journals. He has given over 20 regional and national podium presentations and serves as a question writer for hip and knee replacements for the national training exams.

Dr. Sherman strives to provide the highest level of care to his patients with a patient centered and tailored approach using the most current and innovated techniques for faster recovery times. He performs robotic joint replacements and the minimally invasive anterior hip approach to help optimize outcomes. His philosophy is to treat every patient as if they were his own family member and strive to improve every day though research and commitment to excellence.

Recent Publications:

Increased Intercondylar Femoral Box Cut-to-Femur Size Ratio During Posterior-Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty Increases Risk for Intra-operative Fracture - Published June 2020, Arthroplasty Today

Complications Following Total Hip Arthroplasty Comparing Elective vs Hip Fracture Cases - Published March 09,2020, Journal of Arthroplasty


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