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Dr. Sherman

Plastic Surgeon New York City Dr. ShermanJohn. E. Sherman, MD is a plastic surgeon in practice in New York City for over 30 years. He is one of the few senior surgeons who has a well-respected cosmetic and aesthetic practice, and also teaches trauma and reconstruction. The cosmetic procedures are performed in his fully accredited operating facility, or at one of New York’s finest Hospitals:


Dr. Sherman devotes most of his New York practice to aesthetic surgery, specializes in facial rejuvenation and aesthetic surgery of the body. This includes face lifts, eyelid surgery, and rhinoplasty. Body contouring includes breast surgery (augmentation, reduction and uplifts) abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) and all aspects of liposuction. 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 was one of the original plastic surgeons chosen for the FDA studies for the Allergan 410 Cohesive Gel breast implants. As a result of his expertise, Dr. Sherman is regularly consulted by patients throughout the world. Board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Sherman is a member of many organizations including:

  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons,
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery,
  • American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery
  • New York State Chapter American College of Surgeons
  • Castle Connolly: Top Doctors | America’s Top Doctors

He is now President of The New York State Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. Appointments:

  • Surgeon, Drug Enforcement Administration, Field Division N.Y., Department of Homeland Security
  • Surgeon (Hon.) New York City Police Department

Dr. Sherman attended New York Medical College after which he was a resident in General Surgery at The Montefiore Hospital Medical Center. He completed his residency in 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 that has been 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 The Wall Street Journal. Dr. Sherman has been featured on many local and national television news programs over the last 30 years of his practice. He is widely published in professional journals, having authored and co-authored over 25 articles and book chapters. Meet John E. Sherman, MD, FACS New York Plastic Surgeon

Dr. John E. Sherman, pictured with Michael Scagnelli, Former Chief Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon New York -  John E. Sherman - Manhattan, New Yorkof 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.


After years of treating hundreds of taxi divider injuries, Dr. Sherman initiated a redesign of the divider in NYC taxi cabs for passenger safety. The enhanced-safety divider is now integrated into the design of the new Taxi of Tomorrow 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. All patients pictured have given consent for use of their photos.

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New York plastic surgeon John E. Sherman, MD, FACS offers breast augmentation, breast reduction, facelift, nose surgery (rhinoplasty), ear surgery (otoplasty), tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and a wide range of other plastic surgery procedures and cosmetic treatments. Dr. Sherman treats patients in the New York area. Patients from other areas of the U.S. and throughout the world travel to New York for plastic surgery with Dr. Sherman. Photos of actual plastic surgery patients are available in the plastic surgery before and after photo gallery. Dr. Sherman is a top NY Breast Augmentation doctor on RealSelf.