Dr. Edibaldo Silva, MD

Dr. Edibaldo Silva, MD

Complex General Surgical Oncology | Male | 66 years old

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Care Philosophy

Patients survive cancer more when their treatment adheres to the best practice patterns as suggested by leaders in the field-NCCN, MD Anderson, Mayo Clinic and Memorial Sloan Kettering- to name a few. In these circumstances, the up to date cancer surgeon has to be able to explain in very clear layman's terms why the integrated use of major surgery, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy and radiation therapy may differ from patient to patient often tempered by their genetic risk assessment.Read more

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    Dr. Silva's Care Philosophy

    Patients survive cancer more when their treatment adheres to the best practice patterns as suggested by leaders in the field-NCCN, MD Anderson, Mayo Clinic and Memorial Sloan Kettering- to name a few. In these circumstances, the up to date cancer surgeon has to be able to explain in very clear layman's terms why the integrated use of major surgery, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy and radiation therapy may differ from patient to patient often tempered by their genetic risk assessment.

    Dr. Silva's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Complex General Surgical Oncology
    •  Board certified in General Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims in Nebraska not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    Why It Matters: Dr. Silva's Board Certifications

    Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Aneurysm
    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Graft vs Host Disease
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Lump
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mass
    • Melanoma
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Sarcoma
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

      Graduated in 1980

    • Internship Hospital
      Loyola University Med Center

      Completed in 1980

    • Residency Hospital
      Il Institute Tech

      Completed in 1976

      Loyola University Med Center

      Completed in 1985

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Il

      Completed in 1987

    • Undergraduate School
      B.A. Biology, Lawrence University

      Graduated in 1971

    • Other Education
      Ph.D. Biology, Illinois Institute Of Technology

      Completed in 1976

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Complex General Surgical Oncology
    • General Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Abdominal Surgery
    • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Breast Cancer Surgery
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon Surgery
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Limb Salvage Surgery
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Melanoma Removal
    • Parathyroid Surgery
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Sentinel Node Biopsy
    • Skin Grafts
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroid Cancer Surgery With or Without Radical Neck Dissection
    • Thyroid Surgery
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Wound Repair