Experience, Education & History



Education

Undergraduate

Cornell University BS in Engineering, Graduate with Distinction
Ithaca, NY
BA | May 1982

Tau Beta PI National Engineering Society


Medical School

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


Internship

Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
Surgery | July 1986 – June 1987
Affiliations: Elmhurst Hospital, Bronx VA Hospital


Residency

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


Fellowship

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

Employment

Licenses

New York


Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


Occupational Background

Ross Orthopedic Group September 1992 - May 31 1996

Musculoskeletal Institute June 1996 – August 31 1998

Central Orthopedic Group September 1 1998 – present


Additional Research

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

Independent Research
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

Appointments

North Shore University Hospital, Plainview

North Shore University Hospital, Syosset

Melville Surgery Center



Publications

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
April 1991


Silverberg, S.A. and Gruber, M.
“Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: A Comparison of Fixation with One Screw Versus Two Screws, Orthop Trans 14:141
Spring 1990



Extracurricular Activities

Medical

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


Non-Medical

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