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Joel Lerman, M.D.

Joel Lerman, M.D.

Joel Lerman, M.D., is an orthopaedic surgeon for Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California and associate professor in the department of orthopaedic surgery at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. An honors graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine, Dr. Lerman practiced at the Houston Shriners Hospital and was assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine before relocating to Northern California.

Board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and the National Board of Medical Examiners, Dr. Lerman is also licensed by the Medical Board of California, Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and Arizona Board of Medical Examiners.

Dr. Lerman's professional affiliations include the Association of Children's Prosthetics and Orthotics Clinics, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America and Scoliosis Research Society.


  • Medical School, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif.
  • Residency, Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, Ariz., Orthopedics