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.