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J. Timothy Sherwood, MD

J. Timothy Sherwood, MD, is a highly trained and experienced thoracic surgeon specializing in lung and esophageal cancer.

Dr. Sherwood developed and leads Mary Washington Hospital's comprehensive thoracic surgery program. Dr. Sherwood is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, which manages a national database of thoracic surgeries. His quality outcomes are in the top 5% of the country, as reported by the Society.

By participating in the Society's national database, Dr. Sherwood is committed to improving the quality of care that his thoracic surgery patients receive. In addition, Dr. Sherwood ranks in the top 1% nationwide in patient satisfaction, as measured by an independent third-party survey organization.

"The overall experience was fantastic. I've had this condition for 40 years and this is the first time anyone could explain what's happening and what can be done to improve my quality of life. The follow up appointments scheduled for testing were nearly immediate and completely documented in the patient portal. I have confidence in Dr. Sherwood and the staff at your facility. Very pleased with my care thus far."
"Dr. Sherwood was absolutely the best doctor I have seen in the last year."

Via Press Ganey patient surveys

  • Medical School
  • Doctor of Medicine SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
  • Internship
  • Internal Medicine Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Residency
  • Surgery, General Case Western Reserve University
  • Fellowship
  • Surgery, Thoracic University of Colorado Health Sciences Center