Dr. 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 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.

Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine (2015)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery (2013)
  • Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center GME Office (2011) IL
  • Residency: Hospital for Special Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery Residency (2010) NY
  • Medical Education: Weill Cornell Medical College (2005) NY


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Practice Locations

Sports Medicine Clinic Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA

450 Broadway Street

Redwood City , CA 94063

(650) 723-5643

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Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Redwood City Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA

450 Broadway Street

Redwood City , CA 94063

(650) 723-5643

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(23 reviews)

even though the clinic is busy, the doctors I saw were amazing and very positive. any questions I had were answered.
I do recommend my friends. They are very attentive.
Dr. Sherman answered all my questions and took time to explain the procedure.
Very pleased with the service.
Dr. Sherman is an amazing, personable, approachable and talented surgeon! I'm so thankful he did my surgery!
Totally pleased with the service.
Doctor Sherman was excellent. Professional, listened intently as I explained my injuries and symptoms to him. I am extremely grateful that he is my physician.
Dr Sherman answers all of my questions and allows me to ask all of my questions.
Totally pleased with the service staff.
Dr. Sherman is awesome he explained everything very well and included me on options.
I was totally pleased with the service.
I had some specific questions coming from physical therapy that were dismissed and the dr said everything was normal while my physical therapist was concerned about some pain. a bit of explanation on where this might be coming from would have been useful. instead, the visit felt rushed.
would have liked some processing time for the bad news about my knee, but overall was very informative
Still getting to know Dr. Sherman. So far pretty good. We've had some miscommunication but were able to get back on the same page.
Visit seemed rushed & perfunctory.
I felt that he gave me a generous amount of time to talk and discuss. He and the yonger Dr. explained my situation well to me.
Again, I cannot say enough about the incredible care that I was given. I really appreciate it. Thanks
A bit fast and not much pause for reply by patient
The dr. save me for two issues saving me another all day trip.
I was looking at the full plan and protocol by the dr. but didn't get clarity on that. Would be helpful if more explanations was given . Not very.
I usually like to know why something is a concern. (In my case, swelling.) The doctor mentioned that if swelling doesn't decrease within a few weeks, the best option is to try to drain the swelling. I trust that it's the best option, but I wasn't sure why the swelling is a concern.
Awesome. Never had a decent explanation/expected outcome of my condition before. Very professional.
Dr. Lawrence made the transition from Dr. Dragoo seamless.

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