Experience, Education & History
Cornell University BS in Engineering, Graduate with Distinction
BA | May 1982
Tau Beta PI National Engineering Society
State University of Stony Brook, MD with distinction in Research
Stony Brook, NY
M. D. | May 1986
Honors in Biochemistry, Anatomy, Genetics, Neuroanatomy, Preventative Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology
Regents scholarship in medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
Surgery | July 1986 – June 1987
Affiliations: Elmhurst Hospital, Bronx VA Hospital
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Orthopedic Surgery | July 1987 – June 1991
Affiliations: Nassau County Medical Center, Northport VA Hospital, Huntington Hospital, St. Charles Hospital
Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma Lenhox Hill Hospital, NY
Sports Medicine | August 1991 - July 1992
Assistant Team Physician, New York Jets Football Club and Hunter College Athletics Program
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Ross Orthopedic Group September 1992 - May 31 1996
Musculoskeletal Institute June 1996 – August 31 1998
Central Orthopedic Group September 1 1998 – present
Department of Orthopedics
SUNY at Stony Brook
Assisted in the development of a musculoskeletal analysis laboratory which uses force- plate, electromyographic and motion analysis in evaluating patients.
June 1983 - August 1983, June 1984 - August 1984
Department of Biomechanics
Hospital for Special Surgery
Analyzed the energy expended during gait in patients with osteosarcoma after knee amputation or replacement.
May 1982 - August 1982
Department of Biophysics and Physiology
Cornell Medical School
Developed computer software to analyze the Hodgkin-Huxley equations.
May 1981 - August 1981
Evaluated the stresses in the lumboscaral spine during lifting.
January 1981 - May 1981
Department of Nuclear Medicine
Long Island Jewish Hospital
Designed computer software for radioimmunioassays.
May 1980 - August 1980
North Shore University Hospital, Plainview
North Shore University Hospital, Syosset
Melville Surgery Center
Dee R., Hindes R., and Silverberg, S.
“Rachet-Type” Marginal Fracture of Radial Head with Locked Anterior Dislocation – A Case Report, Clin Orthop 265:196-9
Silverberg, S.A. and Gruber, M.
“Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: A Comparison of Fixation with One Screw Versus Two Screws, Orthop Trans 14:141
1990-present, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
1987-present, American Medical Association
1987-1988, Physician at football games
1983-1985, American Medical Student Association
1982-1984, American Academy of Family Physicians
1982-1985, Cornell Society of Engineers
1978-1984, Intramural Basketball (Team captain for 3 years)
1976-1978, President of Chess, Bridge and Backgammon Club
1977-1978, High school swim team