Dr. Helen Silva, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Female • Age 57

301 UNIVERSITY BLVD
Galveston, TX 77555
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Dr. Silva's Experience

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Dr. Silva's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH HOSPITALS
301 UNIVERSITY BLVD
Galveston, TX 77555
2240 Gulf Fwy S Ste 2.110
League City, TX 77573
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    Dr. Silva's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Breast Reduction
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Heart Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Vaginal Surgery
    • Wound Repair
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal Fissure
    • Atelectasis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Silva

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Graduated in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    Columbus Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Medicine/Dentistry
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Silva & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Silva's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston where Dr. Silva has admitting privileges:

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Silva

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Silva to family and friends

    5 out of 5

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    Dr. Silva's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    2 responses

    Experience with Dr. Silva

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH HOSPITALS
    301 UNIVERSITY BLVD
    Galveston, TX 77555
    (409) 772-2222 (Office)
    (409) 772-3166 (Fax)
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    2240 Gulf Fwy S Ste 2.110
    League City, TX 77573
    (409) 772-2222 (Office)
    (281) 309-0147 (Fax)
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