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Home  |  Doctors |  Richard Sherman, MD

Richard Sherman, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon with Fellowship Training in Sports Medicine and Total Joint Replacement

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Practice Locations

2101 Waukegan Road
Suite 110
Bannockburn IL 60015
Fax: 847-914-9009

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Evanston Hospital - NorthShore University Health System
  • Glenbrook Hospital - NorthShore University Health System
  • Highland Park Hospital - NorthShore University Health System
  • Ravine Way Surgery Center
  • Skokie Hospital - NorthShore University Health System

Biography

Dr. Richard Sherman is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in treating disorders of the knee, hip and shoulder, including sports injuries, trauma and the various forms of arthritis. He offers patients the latest techniques in joint replacement, as well as arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery, which reduces pain and speeds recovery times.

His father was a pediatrician, and seeing the difference he made in children’s lives and the satisfaction he took from it inspired Dr. Sherman to become a doctor himself. A careful listener, he seeks to understand fully each patient’s medical problem and desired results from treatment. He tries conservative treatments first whenever possible and only proceeds with surgery when it clearly is needed.

He has been the team physician at New Trier High School for 28 years and at Deerfield High School for 15 years. Dr. Sherman also is a clinical assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at Loyola University Medical Center, training orthopaedic surgery residents.

Dr. Sherman continues his lifelong interest in athletics by skiing and playing tennis and golf. His enjoyment of these activities gives him an added appreciation of the importance of healthy joints.

Additional Areas of Expertise

  • Joint Replacement of the Hip, Knee and Shoulder
  • Arthroscopic Surgery of Knee, including Ligament Reconstruction and Meniscal Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery of Shoulder, including Rotator Cuff Repair and Instability Reconstruction
  • Pediatric Orthopedics

Philosophy of Care

My practice philosophy is to give every patient the highest level of personalized care using state of the art techniques and cutting edge knowledge. I treat my patients in the same manner that I would hope to be treated – they have my attention, heart and soul.

Education

Fellowship
Harvard Medical School - Brigham and Women's Hospital
Total Joint Replacement
Fellowship
Harvard Medical School - Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital
Sports Medicine
Residency
Loyola University Medical Center
Orthopaedic Surgery
Internship
Loyola University Medical Center
General Surgery
Medical School
University of Chicago
Undergraduate
Harvard University
Bachelor of Science, Biology

Appointments

  • Senior Attending Orthopedic Surgery, Northshore University Healthsystem
  • Clinical Assistant Professor: Loyola Medical Center, Maywood IL: 1988-present
  • Team Physician: New Trier High School, Winnetka, IL
  • Team Physician: Deerfield High School, Deerfield, IL

Our Team

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Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna EPO, HMO, PPO, POS, NAP
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO, HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Beech Street/Concentra/Viant PPO and Workers’ Compensation
  • Blue Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, BlueChoice PPO, HMO, HMOI, HMO Advantage, Blue Precision HMO, Medicare Advantage, MMAI Plan (some physicians)
  • CareIQ, Rehab for Workers Compensation
  • CCN POS
  • CCN PPO
  • Cigna HMO, PPO, POS
  • CorVel PPO, Workers’ Compensation
  • Coventry Medicare Advantage PPO, HMO
  • Coventry PPO, Workers’ Compensation
  • Encompass (surgery network for injured workers)
  • First Health PPO
  • Healthcare’s Finest Network PPO, Workers’ Compensation
  • HealthLink Plans HMO, PPO
  • HMO Illinois (some physicians)
  • Humana MMAI, HMO, POS, PPO
  • Imagine Health/Smart Network (MRI/CT Services, Rehab Services, and some Physicians)
  • Longevity Health Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Medicare
  • MedRisk (Rehab services for injured workers)
  • MultiPlan/Private Health Care Systems PPO
  • One Call Medical Network (Imaging services for injured workers)
  • One Call Care Management (Rehab services for injured workers)
  • Orchid Medical (Rehab services for injured workers)
  • PPO Next (aka HealthStar PPO, Preferred Health Network PPO)
  • Preferred Network Access PPO
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • Premier Comp Solutions (imaging services only)
  • Savility
  • Sunrise Advantage Medicare Advantage Plan
  • Therapy Direct (Rehab services for injured workers)
  • Union Health Service
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO, Open Access, POS, PPO

IBJI providers are participating providers in the following workers’ compensation Preferred Provider Programs (PPP):

  • CorVel
  • Coventry
  • Healthcare’s Finest Network
  • MedRisk (Rehab/Work Comp)

Patient Resources

Rehab Protocols

My Real Life Left Leg Story: Charlie N’s Story
Charlie Notarus began treatment for his arthritic left knee with IBJI’s Richard Sherman, MD in 2010…read more

HPI Allowed Me to Walk Again Without Pain: Mike E’s Story
Since 2016, three sets of initials have made a great positive impact on my physical health and my mental outlook…read more

Played More Than 50 Rounds of Golf After Shoulder Therapy: Ross’s Story
Dr. Sherman determined that I had a 90% tear in my left shoulder. My concern was my golf game…read more

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Additional Patient Feedback

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