Biographical Synopsis


A plastic surgeon in practice in New York City since 1980, John E. Sherman, M.D. is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at The Weill Cornell University Medical College. Dr. Sherman operates and admits his patients to Manhattan’s finest hospitals. He is an attending plastic
surgeon at the following hospitals:


Dr. Sherman also operates in his own facility which is fully accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF).

Meet John E. Sherman, MD, FACS New York Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Sherman, who devotes most of his New York practice to aesthetic surgery, specializes in facial rejuvenation and body contouring. An expert in liposuction, he was one of the first plastic surgeons in the United States trained to perform ultrasonic-assisted liposuction, and has performed liposuction on thousands of patients. Dr. Sherman is also highly experienced with breast augmentation and revisional breast surgery. Dr. Sherman has been chosen as one of a limited number of investigators for the Allergan Inamed 410 Cohesive Gel breast implants. As a result of his expertise, Dr. Sherman is regularly consulted by patients throughout the world. Learn how to receive a plastic surgery consultation from Dr. Sherman if you live outside New York.

Board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr.Sherman is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons and served as President of the Manhattan Council of the American College of Surgeons, representing over 1,100 surgeons. He is now an officer of The New York State Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Sherman attended New York Medical College and trained in General Surgery at Montefiore Hospital Medical Center and Plastic Surgery at The New York Hospital – Cornell Medical Center, where he was appointed Chief Resident in plastic surgery. He also did a fellowship in reconstructive plastic surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Sherman is the co-author of Surgery of Facial Bone Fractures, a surgical textbook used by plastic surgeons throughout the world, and has been published widely in numerous medical journals. He is frequently quoted in such magazines as Vogue, Elle, Good Housekeeping, Glamour, W, and Tatler, New York Magazine, The New York Times and has been featured on many local and national television news programs over the last 30 years of his practice. Dr. Sherman is the co-author of the following articles:

  • Sherman John E., Fanzio, P., White, H., and Leifer, D. “Necrotizing fasciitis and bacterial meningitis after liposuction and fat injections.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2010 Oct; 126(4): 1358-63.
  • Sherman John E., Fanzio, Paolo “Serious Complications in Patient after Augmentation Mammoplasty with Polyacrylamide Gel.” European Journal of Plastic Surgery. Vol. 33, No. 5, October 2010

Dr. John E. Sherman invited speaker at Aesthetic Surgery Symposium Dr. Sherman was an invited speaker at the 2011 Aesthetic Surgery Symposium.


Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon New York -  John E. Sherman - Manhattan, New YorkDr. John E. Sherman, pictured with Michael Scagnelli,
Chief of the New York City Police Department, was inducted into the Honor Legion of the New York Police Department. This honor was given to Dr. Sherman for his response to the World Trade Center attacks, in which he was injured. The Honor Legion is among the highest honors given by the New York Police Department. Dr. Sherman is an Honorary Surgeon for the NYPD as well as Surgeon for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), New York Field Division.

To find out more about plastic surgeon Dr. Sherman and the procedures he performs, read plastic surgery magazine articles in which he has been featured. The magazine articles are several of more than 40 national and international magazines
Dr. Sherman has appeared in.

Note: Articles have been edited for brevity. Excerpted “Before and After” photos are of Dr. Sherman’s patients only.

To set up a private consultation with Dr. Sherman, contact us today. Call us at (212) 535-2300 or e-mail us.

Member American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Member, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Fellow American College of Surgeons, Member American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons