Patrick Arthur Sherman, PA-C, APA, M.H.S, DSc

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Patrick Arthur Sherman, PA-C, APA, M.H.S, DSc



Dr. Sherman received his Bachelor of Science degree from The Citadel, The Military College of SC in Charleston, South Carolina in 1985 and was commissioned as a Cavalry Officer (Second Lieutenant) in the United States Army. He received his Physician Assistant and Masters in Health Science from Quinnipiac University in 1997. He completed his Doctorate of Science, Physician Assistant General Surgery from Baylor University in 2014.

Dr. Sherman has over 32 years of Active, Reserve and National Guard duty serving as a Cavalry, Infantry and Medical Officer. He completed four combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and has provided medical care on every continent except Antarctica. Dr. Sherman retired from active duty on 1 Aug 2017 at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Dr. Sherman has held academic appointments at the University of Nebraska Medical School, The Medical University of South Carolina and the Army Medical Department Center and School.

Dr. Sherman has held numerous clinical and administrative positions culminating with serving as the Director of Comprehensive Pain Management/Medicine for the Army Surgeon General.

Dr. Sherman’s awards include the Army Surgeon General’s 9A designation as an expert in his field, The Order of Military Medical Merit, the Combat Medical Badge, The Combat Action Badge, the Legion of Merit Medal, Bronze Star Medal x 2, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal x 5, Army Commendation Medal x 5, Army Achievement Medal x 2. Airborne Badge, Air Assault Badge, Aeromedical Physician Assistant (flight surgeon) Badge, and Instructor training certificate.