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Michael Silva

Michael Silva, Jr, MD UTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Vascular Surgery - General
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health Vascular Surgery, UHC Galveston
    • 1005 Harborside Drive
      5th Floor
      Galveston, TX 77555
    • Phone: (409) 772-6787
    • Fax: (409) 772-4456
    UTMB Health Vascular Surgery, Clear Lake Campus
    • 250 Blossom Street
      4th Floor
      Webster, TX 77598
    • Phone: (832) 632-6370
    • Fax: (832) 632-7866
  • Dr. Michael Silva was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, earned his BA from The University of Texas, Austin, Texas and his MD from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston where he completed his Residency in General Surgery. He also completed fellowships at Columbus Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey.

    Dr. Silva is currently The Fred J. and Dorothy E. Wolma Professor in Vascular Surgery, Professor of Radiology, Chief in the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, and Director of the Texas Vascular Center. He is an active member of various committees, which include The International Society for Vascular Surgery, The International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery/Society for Vascular Surgery, American Board of Vascular Surgery and the Society of Vascular Surgery. He is the principal investigator on numerous funded grants. Dr. Silva's interests include the innovations in vascular and endovascular training, carotid angioplasty and stenting, endovascular intervention for aneurysmal disease, occlusive disease, traumatic injury and pediatric indications.

    Dr. Silva received awards and honors which include UTMB Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2014, Houston's Best Doctors in 2013, and Best Doctors in America from 2008-2013. He is an editorial board member for Vascular, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, and Perspectives in Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy. His research has been published in various journals such as Journal of Vascular Surgery, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and has authored chapters in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and Sabiston's Textbook of Surgery.

    Super Doctors - Hall of Fame

  • Medical/Professional School:

    University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, MD, 1984

    Internships:

    General Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 1986

    Residencies:

    General Surgery, Columbus Hospital Chicago - Chicago, IL, 1991

    Fellowships:

    Vascular Surgery, Columbus Hospital Chicago - Chicago, IL, 1992

    Vascular Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - Newark, NJ, 1994


    Certifications:

    American Board of Surgery, Surgery

    American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery

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  • Vascular surgeons specialize in a large scope of vascular diseases such as arterial and venous disorders, and manage these disorders with medical therapy, minimally invasive procedures, and surgical intervention.

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