Sherman N. Leis, DO, F.A.C.O.S.
His career has been dedicated to surgery to correct injuries, deformities and disease as well as to educate young surgeons in ethical practice. Dr. Leis brings knowledge, skill, experience, innovation and expertise to his practice. Full health and healing requires going beyond physiological/medical treatment. Awareness of the psychological, social, emotional and spiritual dimensions is a critical component in Dr. Leis’ success in enabling patients to become as complete as possible in their self-image.
After training with some of the leading international surgeons at the forefront of innovative and transformational techniques in plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Leis went on to groundbreaking achievement in establishing both full recognition of the osteopathic profession as well as perfecting and developing new surgical techniques and methods. (See bibliography in C.V.)
Believing in expanding the base of doctors who perform gender affirmation surgery, Dr. Leis has trained numerous surgeons as part of his commitment to training residents in plastic and reconstructive surgery and transgender surgery.
A few major accomplishments:
Dr. Leis has enjoyed many avocational interests including riding and breeding Arabian horses, founding and serving as President and Principal Clarinetist of the Lower Merion Symphony Orchestra, horticulture, travel, and involvement with and support of charitable and community groups, including the Golden Slipper Club and Charities, Rotary International, etc.