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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.

Dr. Sherwood is very compassionate & speaks in terms patients can understand. He's very confident and takes times to explain his thoughts about the patient's condition.
I cannot express how confident I am with this practice, from the receptionist to the nurses, PAs, NPs to Dr. Sherwood, everyone is exceptionally kind and instills confidence I am in the right place. I am blessed to have Dr. Sherwood and his team see me through this health journey.

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  • 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