Randy Sherman, MD, FACS
Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
Dr. Sherman serves as the vice chairman of the Department of Surgery at the Cedars Sinai Medical Center.
Dr. Sherman is a diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery as well as the American Board of Surgery and holds the Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand specializing in reconstructive microneurovascular surgery, aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery, hand surgery, cosmetic surgery, and the care of difficult wound problems. He has served as a director of the American Board of Plastic Surgery as well as the American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Sherman earned his medical degree from the University of Missouri - Columbia in 1977. He completed general surgical training at the University of California, San Francisco and the State University of New York at Syracuse. His plastic surgery training took place at the University of Southern California in 1985 after which he joined the faculty in the Departments of Surgery, Orthopaedics, and Neurosurgery.
He is an active member of multiple national and international specialty societies including the American Surgical Association, American Association of Plastic Surgeons, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, American Association of Hand Surgery, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, American Society for the Peripheral Nerve, and the California Society of Plastic Surgeons and he holds leadership positions in many of them. He has authored numerous articles, chapters, and books in his specialty and has lectured nationally and abroad. He is also a past-president of the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery.
Dr. Sherman serves as the Chief Medical Officer of Operation Smile, a global medical charity concerned with the reconstructive surgery of children with congenital and acquired deformities.