4907-Sherman, Stuart

Stuart Sherman, MD

Glen A. Lehman Professor of Gastroenterology

University Hospital, Suite 1634
550 University Blvd
UH 4100
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5250


Dr. Sherman is a native of New York City. He went to medical school at Washington University in St. Louis and did his Internal Medicine Residency training at the University of Pittsburgh. Following his Gastroenterology training at UCLA School of Medicine, Dr. Sherman did an advanced endoscopy fellowship at Indiana University Medical Center. He then served as the Director of Pancreaticobiliary Endoscopy at UCLA School of Medicine.

Dr. Sherman returned to Indiana University Medical Center in October 1992, and was made Director of the ERCP service in July 1995. Currently, he is Professor of Medicine and Radiology and the Glen A. Lehman Professor of Gastroenterology at Indiana University Medical Center.

He is a recognized authority on the application of ERCP to diseases of the pancreas and biliary tract, lecturing nationally and internationally. Dr. Sherman is at the forefront of endoscopic research in the pancreaticobiliary tree and is widely published in this area. He is former Associate Editor of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the leading journal in his field.

Key Publications

EUS pancreatic function testing and dynamic pancreatic duct evaluation for the diagnosis of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency and chronic pancreatitis.

DeWitt JM, Al-Haddad MA, Easler JJ, Sherman S, Slaven J, Gardner TB.Gastrointest Endosc. 2020 Jun 17:S0016-5107(20)34454-0. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2020.06.029. Online ahead of print. PMID: 3256260

Endoscopy staff are concerned about acquiring COVID-19 infection when resuming elective endoscopy.

Rex DK, Vemulapalli KC, Lahr RE, McHenry L, Sherman S, Al-Haddad M.Gastroenterology. 2020 May 16. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2020.05.038. Online ahead of print  PMID: 32425225 
Most Patients Are Willing to Undergo Elective Endoscopic Procedures During the Reopening Period of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Rex DK, Vemulapalli KC, Kane MJ, McHenry L Jr, Sherman S, Al-Haddad M.Gastroenterology. 2020 May 16. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2020.05.039. Online ahead of print. PMID: 3242522
Utility of DNA Profiling From Main Pancreatic Duct Fluid by Endoscopic Ultrasound and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography to Screen for Malignant Potential.
Simpson RE, Flick KF, Gromski MA, Al-Haddad MA, Easler JJ, Sherman S, Fogel EL, Schmidt CM, DeWitt JM.Pancreas. 2020 May/Jun;49(5):714-722. doi: 10.1097/MPA.0000000000001549.PMID: 32433411


Titles & Appointments

  • Glen A. Lehman Professor of Gastroenterology
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Professor of Radiology & Imaging Sciences

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