About Scott Silverberg, MD

Dr. Scott Silverberg is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine. He has been practicing on Long Island for 25 years.

He did his undergraduate education at Cornell University where he earned a BS Degree in Engineering with Distinction. He went onto medical school at SUNY at Stony Brook. He earned a degree of Doctor of Medicine with Distinction in Research. He did his surgical internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in Mount Sinai. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He continued with a sports medicine fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital at the Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athlete Trauma.

Dr. Silverberg has been in practice since 1992. He has been Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery since 1994. He is a founding member o the Central Orthopedic Group. He has been the managing partner for over ten years.

Experience, Education & History



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


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

Hospital Affiliations

St. Joseph's Hospital
Bethpage, NY



New York


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


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
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


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