Location

Rochester, Minnesota

Contact

sperling.john@mayo.edu

Summary

John W. Sperling, M.D., is a professor of orthopedics with a special interest in treating shoulder disorders.

His clinical practice is focused on the prevention, management and treatment of a wide range of shoulder problems, from rotator cuff tears to shoulder replacement. In addition to clinical practice, Dr. Sperling is extensively involved in clinical and basic science research.

Dr. Sperling also has an MBA in medical group management and a strong interest in medical economics. He's authored 140 peer-reviewed publications and three textbooks.

Focus areas

  • Shoulder replacement, including reverse arthroplasty
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Medical economics

Significance to patient care

Dr. Sperling has a strong interest in translating basic science research to clinical practice. These efforts have resulted in an improved ability for Dr. Sperling and his colleagues to treat patients with a broad spectrum of shoulder problems, from rotator cuff tears to shoulder replacement.

Professional highlights

  • Recipient of two international traveling fellowship awards
  • Received an MBA in medical group management in 2006

Recent Publications

See my publications

Professional Details

Primary Appointment

  1. Orthopedic Surgery

Academic Rank

  1. Professor of Orthopedics

Education

  1. MBA - Medical Group Management University of St. Thomas
  2. Fellow - Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery The Hospital for Special Surgery
  3. Resident - Orthopaedic Surgery Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. MS - Biomedical Science Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. MD University of Virginia School of Medicine
  6. BA - Biology University of Virginia
  7. Diploma Groton School
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