Sherry E. Shuman, MD, a Rheumatologist with BJC Medical Group

Get to know Rheumatologist Dr. Sherry E. Shuman, who serves patients in St. Louis, Missouri.

Being a respected, fellowship-trained rheumatologist, Dr. Shuman is a member of BJC Medical Group’s Central Medical Group in St. Louis, Missouri. She focuses her practice on adults with rheumatologic conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, scleroderma, osteoporosis, arthritis, and vasculitis.

A part of BJC HealthCare, the providers of BJC Medical Group’s Central Medical Group practice are leaders in their fields of rheumatology and internal medicine. They strive to make medical care as convenient as possible for patients, with same-day appointments and onsite X-rays, mammograms, and access to specialists. This practice has a strong reputation in the community, serving many lifelong patients. They are focused on developing long-term patient relationships and empowering patients to take charge of their health through compassionate care and cutting-edge medicine.

With an unwavering commitment to her field, Dr. Shuman is board-certified in both internal medicine and rheumatology by the American Board of Internal Medicine, a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

The doctor’s acclaimed career in medicine began after she earned her medical degree from the Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1982. She then went on to serve her internship and residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, followed by her fellowship at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Rheumatology is a branch of medicine devoted to the diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases. Physicians who have undergone formal training in rheumatology are called rheumatologists. Rheumatologists treat arthritis, autoimmune diseases, pain disorders affecting joints, and osteoporosis. There are more than 200 types of these diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, lupus, back pain, osteoporosis, and tendinitis.

In honor of her clinical expertise in the field of rheumatology, Dr. Shuman is the recipient of several awards and certifications, including Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2012), Patients’ Choice Award (2010, 2011, 2012, 2018), and Top 10 Doctor – Neighborhood (2014).

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