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David A. Silver, MD

Director, Urology Director, Prostate Center

Specialties

Prostate Cancer Care, Urologic Oncology, Urology

Languages

English, Spanish

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About Me

Dr. David A. Silver is the Director of the Division of Urology and the Chief of Urologic Oncology, Department of Surgery, at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. He has a private practice, specializing in Urologic Oncology and Oncologic Surgery. Presently, he also an Assistant Attending at Staten Island University Hospital, Wyckoff Heights Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital.

Dr. Silver completed his residencies in surgery and urology at Maimonides and his fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Silver is active in research and publishes extensively. He is a pioneer in the application of robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgical techniques to urologic procedures. Dr. Silver serves on the 13-member New York State Prostate and Testicular Cancer Detection and Education Advisory Council. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the New York State Medical Society, the Kings County Medical Society, and the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Silver has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors throughout his career, including the N.I.H Training Fellowship in Surgical Oncology, the Resident Research Prize, the National Dean’s List, the Samuel Belkin Memorial Scholarship, the Martin Marietta Corporation Foundation Scholarship, and the N.I.H. Training Fellowship in Experimental Neuropathy.

Areas of Expertise

  • Prostate Cancer Care
  • Urologic Cancer Care
  • Urologic Oncology
  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Tumors
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Hematuria (Blood in Urine)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • PSA Abnormalities
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Tumors of the Genitalia
  • Tumors of the Pelvis
  • Tumors of the Retroperitoneum
  • Urologic Malignancies

Treatments

  • Advanced HIFU Focal Ultrasound (Gland-Sparing Prostate Surgery)
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystectomy with Continent Urinary Diversion
  • Kidney Surgery including Kidney-Sparing Renal Tumor Surgery
  • Multimodal Management of Bladder and Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Screening
  • Robotic Prostatectomy
  • Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Testicular Tumor Surgery
  • Urologic Surgery

Education

Medical Degree

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Internship

Maimonides Medical Center

Residency

Maimonides Medical Center

Fellowship

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Board

Urology

Insurance

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  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • CCM Centerlight Health
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • Emblem GHI PPO
  • Empire BCBS
  • Empire BCBS/HealthPlus
  • Fidelis
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana Tricare
  • Local 1199
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Freedom/Liberty
  • UHC Community
  • UHC Empire Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare