David D. Sherry, MD

David D. Sherry, MD
David D. Sherry, MD, is an attending rheumatologist and Director of the Amplified Pain Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Musculoskeletal pain amplification syndromes, Spondyloarthropathies

Background

David D. Sherry, MD, is Director of the Amplified Pain Program and an Attending Physician in the Division of Rheumatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He is a nationally recognized expert in children with musculoskeletal pain amplification syndromes (reflex neurovascular dystrophy) and the treatment of juvenile arthritis and other rheumatic illness. Dr. Sherry has practiced clinical pediatric rheumatology for over two decades and has been awarded teaching and Caring for Children awards and been recognized by his peers as a Top Doctor in Philadelphia and America.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX

Internship

Pediatrics - Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC

Residency

Pediatrics - Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC

Fellowship

Pediatric Rheumatology - University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada

Board Certification

Pediatric Rheumatology
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Rheumatologist

Director, Amplified Pain Program

Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2019

Horton DB, Taxter AJ, Davidow AL, Groh B, Sherry DD, Rose CD. Pediatric Antibiotic-Refractory Lyme Arthritis: A Multicenter Case-Control Study. J Rheumatol, 2019 Mar 1. pii: jrheum.180775. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.180775

Horton DB, Taxter AJ, Davidow AL, Groh B, Sherry DD, Rose CD. Intra-articular glucocorticoid injection as second-line treatment for Lyme arthritis in children. J Rheumatol. 2019 Mar 1. pii: jrheum.180829. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.180829

Curran ML, Martin EE, Thomas EC, Singh R, Armana S, Kauser A, Zaheer EA, Sherry DD. The pediatric rheumatology objective structured clinical examination: progressing from a homegrown effort toward a reliable and valid national formative assessment. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2019 Feb 8;17(1):5. doi:10.1186/s12969-019-0308-7. PMID: 30736800

Gmuca S, Xiao R, Urquhart A, Weiss PF, Gillham JE, Ginsburg KR, Sherry DD, Gerber JS. The Role of Patient and Parental Resilience in Adolescents with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain. J Pediatr. 2019 Apr 10. pii: S0022-3476(19)30293-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.03.006.

2018

Gmuca S, Yu J, Weiss PF, Treat JR, Sherry DD. Erythema Ab Igne in an Adolescent With Chronic Pain: An Alarming Cutaneous Eruption From Heat Exposure. Pediatric Emerg Care. 2018 Mar 12. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000001460

González-Cantero, A. Sánchez-Moya, A.I. Pérez-Hortet C. Martinez-Lorenzo, E. Gómez-Dorado, B. Molina-Figuera, E. García-Olmedo, O. Schoendorff-Ortega, C. Sherry DD. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome of the Face in a Child. Int J Dermatol. 2018 May 24. doi: 10.1111/ijd.14045

Arthur VL, Shuldiner E, Remmers EF, Hinks A, Grom AA, Sherry DD, et al. IL1RN Variation Influences Both Disease Susceptibility and Response to Recombinant Human Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist Therapy in Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018 Aug;70(8):1319-1330. doi: 10.1002/art.40498. Epub 2018 Jun 28.

Gmuca S, Xiao R, Weiss PF, Sherry DD, Knight AM, Gerber JS. Opioid Prescribing and Polypharmacy in Children with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain. Pain Med. 2018 Jun 13. doi: 10.1093/pm/pny116

Lewcun B, Kennedy TM, Tress J, Miller KS, Sherker J, Sherry DD. Predicting suicidal ideation in adolescents with chronic amplified pain: The roles of depression and pain duration. Psychol Serv. 2018 Aug;15(3):309-315. doi: 10.1037/ser0000210.

Mamyrova G, Kishi T, Targoff IN, Ehrlich A, Curiel RV, Rider LG; Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Collaborative Study Group. Features distinguishing clinically amyopathic juvenile dermatomyositis from juvenile dermatomyositis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2018 Nov 1;57(11):1956-1963. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/key190

Yeker RM, Pinal-Fernandez I, Kishi T, Pak K, Targoff IN, Miller FW, Rider LG, Mammen AL; Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Collaborative Study Group. Anti-NT5C1A autoantibodies are associated with more severe disease in patients with juvenile myositis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2018 Jan 23. pii: annrheumdis-2017-212436. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2017-212436.

2017

Cunningham NR, Kashikar-Zuck S, Mara C, Goldschneider KR, Revicki DA, Dampier C, Sherry DD, Crosby L, Carle A, Cook KF, Morgan EM. Development and validation of the self-reported PROMIS pediatric pain behavior item bank and short form scale. Pain. 2017 Apr 5. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000914.

Gmuca S, Sherry DD. Fibromyalgia: Treating Pain in the Juvenile Patient. Paediatr Drugs. 2017 May 23. doi: 10.1007/s40272-017-0233-5.

Kishi T, Rider LG, Pak K, Barillas-Arias L, Henrickson M, McCarthy PL, Shaham B, Weiss PF, Horkayne-Szakaly I, Targoff IN, Miller FW, Mammen AL and for the Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Study Group (2017), Association of Anti–3-Hydroxy-3-Methylglutaryl-Coenzyme A Reductase Autoantibodies With DRB1*07:01 and Severe Myositis in Juvenile Myositis Patients. Arthritis Care & Research, 69: 1088–1094. doi:10.1002/acr.23113

W Guite J, Sherry DD, Jarvis EW, O Lewen M, Khan S, Wickham Kraemer F. Medication use among pediatric patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain syndromes at initial pain clinic evaluation. Pain Manag. 2018 Jan;8(1):15-25. doi: 10.2217/pmt-2017-0034. Epub 2017 Dec 4.

2016

Kashikar-Zuck S, Carle A, Barnett K, Goldschneider KR, Sherry DD, Mara CA, Cunningham N, Farrell J, Tress J, DeWitt EM. Longitudinal evaluation of patient-reported outcomes measurement information systems measures in pediatric chronic pain. Pain. 2016; 157(2):339-47.

Yokogawa N, Lieberman S, Sherry D, Vivino F. Features of Childhood Sjögren Syndrome in Comparison to Adult Sjögren Syndrome: Considerations in Establishing Child-Specific Diagnostic Criteria. Clin Exp Rheum. 2016 Mar-Apr;34(2):343-51. Epub 2016 Jan 20. PubMed PMID: 26812559

Horton DB, Strom BL, Putt ME, Rose CD, Sherry DD, Sammons JS. Epidemiology of Clostridium difficile Infection-Associated Reactive Arthritis in Children: An Underdiagnosed, Potentially Morbid Condition. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 May 16:e160217.

Habers GE, Huber AM, Mamyrova G, Targoff IN, O'Hanlon TP, Adams S, Pandey JP, Boonacker C, van Brussel M, Miller FW, van Royen-Kerkhof A, Rider LG. Brief Report: Association of Myositis Autoantibodies, Clinical Features, and Environmental Exposures at Illness Onset With Disease Course in Juvenile Myositis. Arthritis Rheumatol (Hoboken, N.J.). 2016; 68(3):761-8.

Kaufman EL, Tress J, Sherry DD. Trends in Medicalization of Children with Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome. Pain Med 2016 Aug 6. pii: pnw188.

Sherry DD. Medical expert testimony as conflict of interest regarding the onset of rheumatoid arthritis following trauma. Open Access Rheumatol. 2016 Nov 23;8:119-121.

Rider LG, Aggarwal R, Pistorio A, Bayat N, Erman B, Sherry DD, et al. 2016 American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism Criteria for Minimal, Moderate, and Major Clinical Response in Juvenile Dermatomyositis: An International Myositis Assessment and Clinical Studies Group/Paediatric Rheumatology International Trials Organisation Collaborative Initiative. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2017 May;69(5):911-923. doi: 10.1002/art.40060. Epub 2017 Apr 6.

2015

Basiaga M, Sherry D. Toe walking as a presenting sign of systemic lupus erythematosus. Lupus. 2015 May 13. pii: 0961203315586825.PMID: 25972365

Sherry DD, Brake L, Tress JL, Sherker J, Fash K, Ferry K, Weiss PF. The Treatment of Juvenile Fibromyalgia with an Intensive Physical and Psychosocial Program. J Pediatr 2015;167(3):731-737. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.06.036

Tress JL, Sherry DD. The cost of research: A survey of participating sites in a nationwide registry. J Rheumatol 2015 Apr;42(4):702-5. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.141122. Epub 2015 Feb 15

Schweitzer A, Della Beffa C, Akmatov MK, Narchi H, Luegmair M, Abaev JK, Sherry DD, Pessler F. Primary osteomyelitis of the sternum in the pediatric age group: Report of a new case and systematic analysis of  seventy-four cases. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015 Apr;34(4):e92-e101. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000597

Ombrello MJ, Remmers EF, Tachmazidou I, Grom A, Foell D, Sherry DD, et al. HLA-DRB1*11 and variants of the MHC class II locus are strong risk factors for systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2015; 112(52):15970-5.

2014

Weiss PF, Chauvin NA, Klink AJ, Localio R, Feudtner C, Jaramillo D, Colbert RA, Sherry DD, Keren R. Detection of enthesitis in children with enthesitis-related arthritis: dolorimetry compared to ultrasonography. Arthritis Rheumatol 2014 Jan;66(1):218-27. doi: 10.1002/art.38197.

Yokogawa N*, Lieberman SM*, Alawi F, Bout-Tabaku S, Guttenberg M, Sherry DD, Vivino FB. Comparison of Labial Minor Salivary Gland Biopsies from Childhood Sjögren’s Syndrome and Age-Matched Controls. J Rheumatol 2014 Jun;41(6):1178-82. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.131511

Bout-Tabaku S, Klieger SB, Wrotniak BH, Sherry DD, Zemel BS, Stettler N. Adolescent Obesity, Joint Pain, and Hypermobility. Pediatric Rheumatology Online J 2014 Mar 29;12(1):11. doi: 10.1186/1546-0096-12-11

Autmizguine J, Cohen-Wolkowiez M, Ilowite N; RAPPORT Investigators. Rilonacept pharmacokinetics in children with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis. J Clin Pharmacol. 2015 Jan;55(1):39-44. doi: 10.1002/jcph.372. Epub 2014 Aug 22.

Ilowite NT, Prather K, Lokhnygina Y, Schanberg LE, Elder M, Milojevic D, Verbsky JW, Spalding SJ, Kimura Y, Imundo LF, Punaro MG, Sherry DD, Tarvin SE, Zemel LS, Birmingham JD, Gottlieb BS, Miller ML, O'Neil K, Ruth NM, Wallace CA, Singer NG, Sandborg CI. Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of the efficacy and safety of rilonacept in the treatment of systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Sep;66(9):2570-9. doi: 10.1002/art.38699.

Guite JW, Kim S, Chen C-P, Sherker JL, Sherry DD, Rose JB, Hwang W-T. Pain beliefs and readiness to change among adolescents with chronic musculoskeletal pain and their parents prior to an initial pain clinic evaluation. Clin J Pain 2014 Jan;30(1):27-35. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e31828518e9.

Guite JW, Kim S, Chen C-P, Sherker JL, Sherry DD, Rose JB, Hwang W-T. Treatment expectations among adolescents with chronic musculoskeletal pain and their parents prior to an initial pain clinic evaluation. Clin J Pain 2014 Jan;30(1):17-26. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e3182851735.

2013

Shah M, Targoff IN, Rice MM, Miller FW, Rider LG; Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Collaborative Study Group. Brief report: ultraviolet radiation exposure is associated with clinical and autoantibody phenotypes in juvenile myositis. Arthritis Rheum 2013 Jul;65(7):1934-41. doi: 10.1002/art.37985.

Shah M, Mamyrova G, Targoff IN, Huber AM, Malley JD, Rice MM, Miller FW, Rider LG; Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Collaborative Study Group. The clinical phenotypes of the juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Medicine (Baltimore). 2013 Jan;92(1):25-41. doi: 10.1097/MD.0b013e31827f264d.

Ardoin SP, Schanberg LE, Sandborg CI, Barnhart HX, Evans GW, Yow E, Mieszkalski KL, Ilowite NT, Eberhard A, Imundo LF, Kimura Y, Levy D, von Scheven E, Silverman E, Bowyer SL, Punaro L, Singer NG, Sherry DD, McCurdy DK, Klein-Gitelman M, Wallace C, Silver RM, Wagner-Weiner L, Higgins GC, Brunner HI, Jung L, Soep JB, Reed AM, Thompson SD; APPLE investigators. Secondary analysis of APPLE study suggests atorvastatin may reduce atherosclerosis progression in pubertal lupus patients with higher C reactive protein. Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Mar 1;73(3):557-66. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2012-202315. Epub 2013 Feb 22.

Mamyrova G, Katz JD, Jones RV, Targoff IN, Lachenbruch PA, Jones OY, Miller FW, Rider LG; Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Collaborative Study Group. Clinical and laboratory features distinguishing juvenile polymyositis and muscular dystrophy. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Dec;65(12):1969-75. doi: 10.1002/acr.22088

Olsen MN, Sherry DD, Boyne K, McCue R, Gallagher PR, Brooks LJ. Relationship between sleep and pain in adolescents with juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome. Sleep 2013;36(4):509-516.

2012

Boyne K, Sherry DD, Gallagher PR, Olsen M, Brooks LJ. Accuracy of computer algorithms and the human eye in scoring actigraphy. Sleep Breath. 2012 May 13

Sherry DD. Physical activity levels in the treatment of juvenile fibromyalgia. Nat Rev Rheumatol. 2013 Jan;9(1):8-9. doi: 10.1038/nrrheum.2012.193. Epub 2012 Nov 13

Woolston SL, Beukelman T, Sherry DD. Back mobility and intercisional distance in racially diverse North American healthy children and relationship to generalized hypermobility Pediatric Rheumatology 2012, 10:17 doi:10.1186/1546-0096-10-17

2011

Möller JC, Cron RQ, Young DW, Girschick HJ, Levy DM, Sherry DD, Kukita A, Saijo K, Pessler F. Corticosteroid-induced spinal epidural lipomatosis in the pediatric age group: report of a new case and updated analysis of the literature. Pediatric Rheumatology 2011, 9:5 doi:10.1186/1546-0096-9-5

Guite JW, McCue RL, Sherker JL, Sherry DD, Rose JB  Relationships among pain, protective parental responses, and disability for adolescents with chronic musculoskeletal pain: the mediating role of pain catastrophizing. Clin J Pain 2011 Nov-Dec;27(9):775-81. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e31821d8fb4..

Weiss PF, Klink AJ, Behrens EM, Sherry DD, Finkel TH, Feudtner C, Keren R. Enthesitis in an inception cohort of enthesitis-related arthritis. Arthritis care & research. 2011;63(9):1307-12.

2010

Becker ML, Rosé CD, Cron RQ, Sherry DD, Bilker WB, Lautenbach E. Effectiveness and toxicity of methotrexate in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: comparison of 2 initial dosing regimens. J Rheumatol 2010;37:870-5

Hoffart  C, Sherry DD. Early identification of juvenile idiopathic arthritis. J Musculoskel Med. 2010, 27(2): 52-56.

Hoffart C, Sherry DD. More aggressive treatment for juvenile idiopathic arthritis. J Musculoskel Med. 2010, 27(3): 106-108

Rider LG, Wu L, Mamyrova G, Targoff IN, Miller FW; Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Collaborative Study Group. Environmental factors preceding illness onset differ in phenotypes of the juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2010 Dec;49(12):2381-90

Ardoin SP, Schanberg LE, Sandborg C, Yow E, Barnhart HX, Mieszkalski K, Ilowite NT, von Scheven E, Eberhard A, Levy DM, Kimura Y, Silverman E, Bowyer SL, Punaro L, Singer NG, Sherry DD, McCurdy D, Klein-Gitelman M, Wallace C, Silver R, Wagner-Weiner L, Higgins GC, Brunner HI, Jung LK, Imundo L, Soep JB, Reed AM, APPLE investigators. Laboratory markers of cardiovascular risk in pediatric SLE: the APPLE baseline cohort. Lupus 2010;19(11):1315-25.

2009

Barnes MG, Grom AA, Thompson SD, Griffin TA, Pavlidis P, Itert L, Fall N, Sowders DP, Hinze CH, Aronow BJ, Luyrink LK, Srivastava S, Ilowite NT, Gottlieb BS, Olson JC, Sherry DD, Glass DN, Colbert RA.  Subtype-specific peripheral blood gene expression profiles in recent-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2009;60:2102-12.

Griffin TA, Barnes MG, Ilowite NT, Olson JC, Sherry DD, Gottlieb BS, Aronow BJ, Pavlidis P, Hinze CH, Thornton S, Thompson SD, Grom AA, Colbert RA, Glass DN. Gene expression signatures in polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis demonstrate disease heterogeneity and offer a molecular classification of disease subsets. Arthritis Rheum. 2009;60:2113-23

Lieberman SM, Sherry DD. Development of classic dermatomyositis rash years after diagnosis of juvenile polymyositis. J Clin Rheumatol. 2009;15:316-8

Guite JW, Logan DE, McCue R, Sherry DD, Rose JB. Parental beliefs and worries regarding adolescent chronic pain. Clin J Pain. 2009 Mar-Apr;25(3):223-32.

Schanberg LE, Sandborg C, Barnhart HX, Ardoin SP, Yow E, Sherry DD, et al. Premature atherosclerosis in pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus: Risk factors for increased carotid intima-media thickness in the atherosclerosis prevention in pediatric lupus erythematosus cohort. Arthritis Rheum. 2009;60:1496-507.

2008

Mamyrova G, O'Hanlon TP, Sillers L, Malley K, James-Newton L, Parks CG, Cooper GS, Pandey JP, Miller FW, Rider LG; Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Collaborative Study Group. Cytokine gene polymorphisms as risk and severity factors for juvenile dermatomyositis. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Dec;58(12):3941-50.

Sherry DD Avoiding the impact of musculoskeletal pain on quality of life in children with hemophilia. Orthop Nurs 2008;27:103-108

Beukelman T, Guevara JP, Albert DA, Sherry DD, Burnham JM. Usage of intra-articular corticosteroid injections for the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a survey of pediatric rheumatologists in the United States and Canada. Clin Exp Rheum 2008;26:700-703

Sherry DD. Amplified musculoskeletal pain: treatment, approach and outcomes. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2008;47:693-694

2007

Bleesing J, Prada A, Siegel DM, Villanueva J, Olson J, Ilowite NT, Brunner HI, Griffin T, Graham TB, Sherry DD, Passo MH, Ramanan AV, Filipovich A, Grom AA. The diagnostic significance of soluble CD163 and soluble interleukin-2 receptor alpha-chain in macrophage activation syndrome and untreated new-onset systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Arthritis Rheum, 2007;56:965-971.

Pessler F, Paessler M, Lambert M, Morgan-DeWitt E, Albert D, Sherry, D.D. Polyarthritis in a child with Rosai-Dorfman disease. Clin Exp Rheum. 2007:25:645-648

Guite JW, Logan DE, Sherry DD, Rose JB.  Adolescent self-perception: Associations with chronic musculoskeletal pain and functional disability. J Pain, 2007;8,379-386. 

Beukelman T, Guevara JP, Albert DA, Sherry DD, Burnham JM. Variation in the initial treatment of knee monoarthritis in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a survey of pediatric rheumatologists in the United States and Canada. . J Rheumatol 2007;34:1918-1924

Bleesing J, Prada A, Siegel DM, Villanueva J, Olson J, Ilowite NT, Brunner HI, Griffin T, Graham TB, Sherry DD, Passo MH, Ramanan AV, Filipovich A, Grom AA. The diagnostic significance of soluble CD163 and soluble interleukin-2 receptor alpha-chain in macrophage activation syndrome and untreated new-onset systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Arthritis Rheum  2007;56:965-971.

Fall N, Barnes M, Thornton S, Luyrink L, Olson J, Ilowite NT, Gottlieb BS, Griffin T, Sherry DD, Thompson S, Glass DN, Colbert RA, Grom AA. Gene expression profiling of peripheral blood from patients with untreated new-onset systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis reveals molecular heterogeneity that may predict macrophage activation syndrome. Arthritis Rheum 2007;56:3793-3804

2006

Logan DE, Guite JW, Sherry DD, Rose JB. Adolescent-Parent relationships in the context of adolescent chronic pain conditions. Clin J Pain, 2006;22:576-583

Arabshahi B, Pollock AN, Sherry DD, Albert DA, Kreiger PA,  Pessler F.  Devic disease in a child with primary Sjogren syndrome.  J Child Neurology. 2006;21:285-26

2005

Dewitt EM, Sherry DD, Cron RQ. Pediatric rheumatology for the adult rheumatologist I: therapy and dosing for pediatric rheumatic disorders. J. Clin. Rheumatol. 2005;11:21-33.

2004

Wong S, Pollock AN, Burnham JM, Sherry DD, Dlugos DJ. Acute cerebellar ataxia due to Sjögren syndrome. Neurol 2004;62:2332-2333

2003

Sherry DD, Sapp L. Enthesalgia in childhood: Site-specific tenderness in healthy subjects and in patients with seronegative enthesopathic arthropathy. J Rheumatol 2003;30:1335-1340

2000

Wallace CA, French JW, Kahn SJ, Sherry DD. Initial intravenous gammaglobulin treatment failure in Kawasaki disease Pediatrics 2000;105:e78

Brace MJ, Smith MS, McCauley E, Sherry DD. Family reinforcement of illness behavior: A comparison of adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome, juvenile arthritis, and health controls. J Develop Behav Pediatr 2000;21:332-339

1999

Cron RQ, Sharma S, Sherry DD. Current treatment by American and Canadian pediatric rheumatologists. J Rheumatol 1999;26:2036

Sharma S, Sherry DD. Joint distribution at presentation in children with pauciarticular arthritis. J Pediatr 1999;134:642-643

Sherry DD, Wallace CA, Kelley C, Kidder M, Sapp L. Short and long term outcome of children with complex regional pain syndrome type I treated with exercise therapy. Clin J Pain 1999;15:218-223

Sherry DD, Stein LD, Reed AM, Schanberg LE, Kredich DW. Prevention of leg length discrepancy in young children with pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis by treatment with intraarticular steroids. Arthritis Rheum 1999;42:2330-2334

Read RW, Weiss AH, Sherry DD. Episcleritis in childhood. Ophthalmology 1999;106:2377-2379

1998

Seely JM, Jones LT, Wallace C, Sherry D, Effmann EL. Systemic sclerosis: Using high-resolution CT to detect lung disease in children. Am J Radiol 1998;170:691-697

Cron RQ, Sherry DD, Wallace CA. Methotrexate-induced hypersensitivity pneumonitis in a child with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. J Pediatr 1998;132:901-902

Weiss AH, Wallace CA, Sherry DD. Methotrexate for resistant chronic uveitis in children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. J Pediatr 1998;133:177-180

1997

Wallace CA, Sherry DD. Trial of intravenous pulse cyclophosphamide and methylprednisolone in the treatment of severe systemic-onset juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum 1997;40:1852-1855

1996

Bauman C, Cron RQ, Sherry DD, Francis J. Reiter syndrome initially misdiagnosed as Kawasaki disease.  J Pediatr 1996;128:366-369

Sherry DD, Wallace CA, Kahn SJ. Pediatric rheumatology in adult rheumatology practices in Washington State. Arthritis Rheum 1996;39:1218-1221

1995

Cron RQ, Sherry DD. Reiter’s syndrome associated with cryptosporidial gastroenteritis. J Rheumatol 1995;22:1962-1963

1994

Rider LG, Miller FW, Targoff IN, Sherry DD, Samayoa E, Lindahl M, Wener MH, Pachman LM, Plotz PH. A broadened spectrum of juvenile myositis: Myositis-specific autoantibodies in children. Arthritis Rheum 1994;37:1534-1538

Wallace CA, Farrow D, Sherry DD. Increased risk of facial scars in children taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. J Pediatr 1994;125:819-822

Kahn SJ, Sherry DD. Kienbock’s disease, avascular necrosis of the carpal lunate bone, in a 7-year old girl with dermatomyositis.  Clin Pediatr 1994;33:752-754

1993

Wallace CA, Sherry DD, Mellins ED. Aiken RP. Predicting remission in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis with methotrexate treatment.  J Rheumatol 1993;20:118-122

Sherry DD, Haas JE, Milstein JM. Polymyositis in a child as a paraneoplastic phenomenon. Pediatr Neurol 1993;9:155-156

Graf WD, Sherry DD, Milstein JM. Stroke and mixed connective tissue disease. J Child Neurol 1993;8:256-259

Wallace CA, Smith AL, Sherry DD. Pilot investigation of naproxen/methotrexate interaction in patients with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol 1993;20:1764-1768

Rider LG, Buyon JP, Rutledge J, Sherry DD. Treatment of neonatal lupus: Case report and review of the literature. J Rheumatol 1993;20:1208-1211

Rider LG, Wener MH, French J, Sherry DD, Mendelman PM. Autoantibody production in Kawasaki syndrome. Clin Exp Rheumatol 1993;11:445-449

Levine JJ, Sherry DD, Strickland DK, Ilowite NT.  Intraarticular alpha 2-macroglobulin complexes and proteolytic activity in children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Pediatr Res 1993;34:204-207

1991

Libby AK, Sherry DD, Dudgeon BJ. Shoulder limitation in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 1991;72:382-384

Rider LG, Sherry DD, Glass ST. Transient myasthenia gravis presenting as neonatal lupus erythematosus. J Pediatr 1991;118:417-419

Sherry DD, McGuire T, Salmonson K, Wallace CA, Mellins E, Nepom B. Psychosomatic musculoskeletal pain in childhood: clinical and psychological analysis of one hundred children. Pediatrics 1991;88:1093-1099

Rider LG, Mendelman PM, French J, Sherry DD. Group A streptococcal infection and Kawasaki syndrome. Lancet 1991;337:1100-1101.

Sherry DD, Mellins EM, Wedgwood RJ. Decreasing severity of chronic uveitis in children with pauciarticular arthritis. Am J Dis Child 1991;145:1026-1028

1990

Sherry DD, Bohnsack J, Salmonson K, Wallace CA, Mellins E. Painless juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. J Pediatr 1990;116: 921-923

1989

Wallace CA, Bleyer WA, Sherry DD, Salmonson K, Wedgwood RJ. Toxicity and serum methotrexate levels in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Arthritis Rheum 1989;32:677-681

Lehman TJA, Sherry DD, Wagner-Weiner L, McCurdy DK, Emery HM, Magilavy DB, Kovalesky A. Intermittent intravenous cyclophosphamide therapy of lupus nephritis. J Pediatr 1989; 114:1055-1060

1988

Sherry DD, Weisman R. Psychological aspects of childhood reflex neurovascular dystrophy. Pediatrics 1988;81:572-578

1986

Petty RE, Sherry DD, Johannson J. IgA anti-IgA2 antibodies: Their measurement by an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and their relationship to disease. Int Arch Aller Appl Immun 1986;80:337-341

Kovalesky A, Sherry DD, Lehman TJA. The use of lidocaine to reduce the pain of myochrysine injections for children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol 1986;13:356-357

1985

Sherry DD, Kredich DW. Transient thrombocytopenia in systemic onset juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Pediatrics 1985;76:600-603

Sherry DD, Treadwell S, Schroeder ML, Petty RE. Histocompatibility antigens in Osgood-Schlatter’s disease. J Pediatr Orthop 1985;5:302-305

Petty RE, Sherry DD, Johannson J. Anti-IgA antibodies in pregnancy. N Engl J Med 1985;313:1620-1625

1982

Sherry DD, Paterson MSW, Petty RE. The use of indomethacin in treatment of pericarditis in childhood. J Pediatr 1982; 100:995-998

Sherry DD, Rothstein R, Petty RE. Joint contractures preceding insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. Arthritis Rheum 1982;25: 1362-1364

Books

Chapters

2016

Sherry DD. Pain amplification syndromes. Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology, 7th edition, Petty RE, Laxer RM, Lindsley CB, eds. Philadelphia, Elsevier Saunders, 2016 pp 681-692

2014

Sherry DD, Synovitis - Transient. 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, Schwartz R, ed. 2014, Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Philadelphia.

Sherry DD, Polyarteritis Nodosa. 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, Schwartz R, ed. 2014, Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Philadelphia.

Sherry DD, Tendonitis. 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, Schwartz R, ed. 2014, Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Philadelphia.

Sherry DD, Slipped Capital Femoral Ephysis. 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, Schwartz R, ed. 2014, Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Philadelphia.

2010

Sherry DD. Pain amplification syndromes. Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology, 6th edition, Cassidy JT, Petty RE, Laxer RM, Lindsley CB, eds. Philadelphia, Elsevier Saunders, 2010; pp 718-729

2011

Sherry DD, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome in Children, UpToDate 2010, 2011 .

Pessler F, Sherry DD. Acute Rheumatic Fever. Merck Manuel, 2011.

2008

Sherry DD, Synovitis - Transient. 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, Schwartz R, ed. 2008, Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Philadelphia, 830-831

Sherry DD, Polyarteritis Nodosa. 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, Schwartz R, ed. 2008, Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Philadelphia, 642-643

Sherry DD, Tendonitis. 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, Schwartz R, ed. 2008, Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Philadelphia, 838-839

Sherry DD, Slipped Capital Femoral Ephysis. 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, Schwartz R, ed. 2008, Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Philadelphia, 784-785

2007

Sherry DD. Arthritis. Pediatric Orthopedic Secrets, 2nd edition, Staheli L, Song K, eds. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2007, 414-421

Sherry DD. Amplified musculoskeletal pain. Pediatric Orthopedic Secrets, 2nd edition, Staheli L, Song K, eds. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2007, 24-29

2006

Sherry DD, Pessler F. Rheumatic fever, Merck Manuel, 18th edition, 2006, 2358-2363

Pessler F, Sherry DD. Bone and connective tissue disorders in children. Merck Manuel, 18th edition, 2006, 2380-2391

Sherry DD, Varni JW, Rapoff MA . Pain assessment and management. Arthritis in Children and Adolescents, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Szer I, KimuraY, Malleson PN, Southwood TR, eds. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2006; 357-366

2005

Sherry DD. Fibromyalgia in children. Fibromyalgia & Other Central Pain Syndromes, Wallace DJ, Clauw DJ, eds. Philadelphia, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2005, pp. 177-185.

Malleson PN, Sherry DD. Noninflammatory musculoskeletal pain conditions. Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology, 5th edition, Cassidy JT, Petty RE, Laxer RM, Lindsley CB, eds. Philadelphia, Elsevier Saunders, 2005, 676-696

Sherry DD, Malleson PN. Pain and the pain amplification syndromes. Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology, 5th edition, Cassidy JT, Petty RE, Laxer RM, Lindsley CB, eds. Philadelphia, Elsevier Saunders, 2005, 697-713

2003

Wallace CA, Sherry DD. Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Rudolph’s Pediatrics, 21st edition, Rudolph AM, Hoffman JIE, Rudolph CD, eds. Stamford, Connecticut, Appleton & Lange, 2003, pp. 836-840

2002

Panel member, Guideline for the Management of Pain in Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Juvenile Chronic Arthritis. Glenview, IL, American Pain Society, 2002

2001

Sherry DD. Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Conn’s Current Therapy, 53rd edition, Rakel RE, Bope ET, eds. Philadelphia, WB Saunders, 2001, 1016-21

Malleson PN, Sherry DD. Anatomy and pathophysiology of pain. Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology, 4th edition, Cassidy JT, Petty RE, eds. Philadelphia, WB Saunders, 2001 PP 30-3

Sherry DD, Malleson PN. Nonrheumatic musculoskeletal pain. Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology, 4th edition, Cassidy JT, Petty RE, eds. Philadelphia, WB Saunders, 2001, pp. 362-380

Sherry DD, Malleson PN. Idiopathic musculoskeletal pain syndromes. Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology, 4th edition, Cassidy JT, Petty RE, eds. Philadelphia, WB Saunders, 2001, pp. 381-394

Sherry DD. Pain Syndromes. Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases 12th edition, Klippel JH, ed. Atlanta, Arthritis Foundation, 2001, pp 548-554

1998

Sherry DD, Mellins EM, Nepom BS. Pauciarticular onset juvenile chronic (rheumatoid) arthritis. Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology, 2nd edition, Maddison PJ, Isenberg DA, Woo P, Glass DN (eds). Oxford, Oxford University Press. 1998 pp. 1099-1114

Sherry DD. Arthritis. Pediatric Orthopedic Secrets, Staheli L, ed. Philadelphia: Handley & Belfus, 1998 pp 311-316

Sherry DD. Disproportional musculoskeletal pain. Pediatric Orthopedic Secrets, Staheli L, ed. Philadelphia: Handley & Belfus, 1998 pp 19-24

Sherry DD. Pain Syndromes. Adolescent Rheumatology, Isenberg DA, Miller J III, eds. London, Martin Dunitz Ltd. 1998, pp. 197-227

1996

Sherry DD. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. Current Therapy in Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology, 5th edition, Lichtenstein LM, Fauci AS (eds). St. Louis, Mosby, 1996 pp. 194-199.

Sherry DD, Mosca V. Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and seronegative spondyloarthropathies. Levell and Winter’s Pediatric Orthopaedics, 4th edition. Morrissy RT, Weinstein SL (eds). Philadelphia, Lippincott-Raven, 1996 pp. 393-421

1993

Sherry DD, Mellins EM, Nepom BS. Pauciarticular onset juvenile chronic (rheumatoid) arthritis. Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology Maddison PJ, Isenberg DA, Woo P, Glass DN (eds). Oxford, Oxford University Press. 1993 pp. 710-722

1991

Sherry DD. Contributor, Kawasaki Disease, The Red Book Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 22nd ed, 1991

1990

Mosca V, Sherry DD. Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and seronegative spondyloarthropathies. Levell and Winter’s Pediatric Orthopaedics, 3rd edition. Morrissy RT (ed). Philadelphia, JB Lippincott Company, 1990, pp 297-324

Posters and Presentations

Invited Lectures

2019

Sherry DD. Pain in Children; Does Fibromyalgia in Children Exist? VIII Congresso Colombiano de Reumatología Pediátrica, Barranquilla, Colombia. February 2019 .

2018

Sherry DD. Chronic Pain in Children; Management Approach. 6th James T Cassidy Lectureship, Columbia Mo. September 2018.

Sherry DD. Update on amplified pain in children from CRPS to fibromyalgia and that in between. Grand Rounds, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York . June 2018.

Sherry DD. Amplified Pain in Children. Monash Children’s Hospital Grand Rounds, Melbourne Australia. May 2018.

Sherry DD. Pain Sensitization Syndromes and Pain in Pediatric Rheumatic Diseases, Australian Rheumatology Association 58th Annual meeting, Melbourne, Australia . May 2018.

2017

Sherry DD. Update on Childhood Amplified Pain. American College of Rheumatology Pediatric Rheumatology Symposium. Houston, TX. May 2017.

Sherry DD. Amplified pain in Children. University of Iowa Pediatric grand rounds, Iowa City IA. April 2017.

Awards and Honors

2018, Master Award, American College of Rheumatology
2014, Distinguished Fellowship Program Director Award, American College of Rheumatology
2009, American Academia of Pediatrics James T. Cassidy Award
2008, Master Clinician Award, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2007, Arthritis Foundation Quality of Life – Patient and Community Services Award
2006, University of Pennsylvania Blockley-Osler Clinical Teaching Award
2002-2003, 2014, Visiting Pediatric Rheumatologist Award, American College of Rheumatology
2004-2014, Top Doctor in Philadelphia
2001-2014, Top Doctor in America
2002, Family-Centered Care Recognition Award
2001, 2002, Top Doctor in Seattle
2001, Medical Staff Caring for Children Award
1998, Thank You Award, Boeing Employees Community Fund
1997, Pediatric Resident’s Outstanding Teacher
1977, Merck Award
1977, West Texas Children's Foundation Award

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

Pediatric Rheumatology for emedicine.com
Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2000-present, Spondyloarthropathy Association of American
2000-present, American Pain Society
2000-present, American Board of Pediatrics
 - 2006-present, Rheumatology Sub-board medical editor
1996-present, American College of Rheumatology
 - 1996-present, Pediatrics Section
1988-present, American Academy of Pediatrics
 - 1998-present, Rheumatology Section