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Colleen Silva

Colleen Silva, MDUTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Surgery - Breast Health
    Surgery - Oncology
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health Surgical Oncology, UHC Galveston
    • 1005 Harborside Drive
      5th Floor
      Galveston, TX 77550
    • Phone: (409) 772-6789
    • Fax: (409) 772-2812
    UTMB Health Surgical Oncology, League City Campus
    • 2280 Gulf Freeway South
      2nd Floor
      League City, TX 77573
    • Phone: (832) 505-4000
    • Fax: (832) 505-4040
  • Dr. H. Colleen Silva is currently a Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch where she also attended medical school and completed an internship in General Surgery. She completed her residency in General Surgery at Columbus Hospital, an affiliate of Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois and her fellowship in Surgical Oncology at The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Silva is Director of Breast Health and Medical Director at the UTMB Health Breast Health and Imaging Center. Dr. Silva's special and research interests include the treatment of breast disease and breast cancer.

    Dr. Silva has received awards and honors, which include Houstonia Magazine Top Doctors and an American Cancer Society Physician Award for Outstanding Cancer Care. She is author or co-author of various publications and abstracts in several medical journals specializing in cancers.

    Super Doctors - Texas 2020

  • Medical/Professional School:

    University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, MD

    Residencies:

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

    General Surgery, Columbus Hospital, Northwestern University - Chicago, IL

    Fellowships:

    Surgical Oncology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - Newark, NJ


    Certifications:

    American Board of Surgery, Surgery

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    Surgical Oncology is a surgical subspecialty; it focuses on the surgical management of tumors, especially cancerous tumors. This provider is a Surgical Oncologist with special training in treating Breast Cancer. Learn more about UTMB Health’s Breast Health Program.

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