Dr. Silverman, was born in New York City, New York. He attended High School in Freeport, New York, and college at Union College in Schenectady, New York. Prior to medical school he did a year of research at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, a teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School. Dr. Silverman, went to medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He completed a General Surgery Residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and Orthopaedic Residency at State University of New York, Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn.
After residency, Dr. Silverman completed a combined microsurgery/hand and upper extremity fellowship at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, in Miami, Florida. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has performed well over 6,000 orthopedic surgeries.
He is a member of several professional orthopaedic organizations including Fellowship in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, is a member in the American Society of Surgery of the Hand, Fellow of The International Academy of Independent Medical Examiners.
Dr. Silverman's practice is limited to Forensic (Medical-Legal) Consulting for Workers' Compensation and Personal Injury, as well as Second Opinion and Surgical Consultations pertaining to the entire orthopaedic musculoskeletal system. He evaluates the injured party, reviews medical records and renders his opinions in a comprehensive medical report. When indicated, he is available for Depositions and to give testimony as an Expert Witness.
Presently, Dr. Silverman continues to be active athletically and is an avid golfer. He has coached many years in youth sports including Little League Baseball and Football. Dr. Silverman served on the Board of Trustees at Sierra Canyon School from 2009-2014, one of the finest preparatory schools in the Los Angeles area.
In honor of his parents, Dr. Silverman, has founded a scholarship for "first generation" college students from California at his alma mater, Union College in Schenectady, New York.
Agreed Medical Examinations
Qualified Medical Examinations
Independent Medical Examinations
Municipality Independent Medical Examiner
Certified Impairment Rater
Double-Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgery and Surgery of the Hands/Extremities
Second Opinion Consultations