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Miguel R. Silva, MD

Positions and Appointments

2007-present  Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
2007-present  Attending Surgeon, Center for Advanced Surgery
Lawrence Hospital Center, Bronxville, NY
2010-present  Attending Surgeon, Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery
The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ

Clinical Specialties

Minimally Invasive Surgery
Bariatric Surgery

Education and Training

1996-1997  Fellowship, advanced laparoscopic surgery
Baptist Hospital, Miami, FL
1996-1997  Preceptorship, colorectal surgery
Baptist Hospital, Miami, FL
1991-1996  General surgery internship and residency
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY
1989-1991  MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
1987-1989  MD
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ
1983-1987  BS, biology
The City College of New York, New York, NY

Board Certifications

National Board of Medical Examiners
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Florida licensure
New York State licensure

Professional Experience

1997-present  General surgeon
Private practice, Bronx, NY
1997-present  Clinical Instructor of Surgery
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
1998-2007  Faculty instructor in laparoscopic surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease
Ethicon Endosurgery, Worldwide

Professional Societies and Committees

American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
New York Medical Society
The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

Selected Publications

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Book Chapters

"Experimental Studies of Endovascular Stented Graft Techniques." In Veith F, Marin M, et al, Endolumenal Stent Grafts for the Treatment of Vascular Diseases. CRC Press, Inc., 1995.

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