Dr. Gerald Silverboard, MD

Adult & Pediatric Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
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Dr. Gerald Silverboard, MD
I have been practicing Neurology and Child Neurology for more than 35 years having trained at Emory affilated hospitals and was Chief Resident at Egleston. I have treated more than 25000 patients to date. I am on the Active staff at Emory St. Joseph's, Northside Hospital and Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta @ Scottish Rite. I have been on the Stroke Team for Northside and Emory St. Joseph's and have co-authored a chapter in the definitive book STROKE by J. Mohr, M.D. I try very hard everyday to provide an excellent level of service to each patient as does my staff.

755 Mount Vernon Hwy NE Ste 360

Sandy Spgs, GA 30328

Contact Information

(404) 255-2670

Dr. Gerald Silverboard, MD

Dr. Gerald Silverboard, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
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Brain Disorders
more than 77% of peers
Cerebral Palsy
more than 60% of peers
more than 58% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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  • Adult & Pediatric Neurology
  • Neurology
  • Pediatric Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Basilar Migraine
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo


Read More


  • Acute Stroke Therapy With Tissue Plasminogen Activator
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Tulane University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Emory University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Emory University School Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Silverboard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Silverboard's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Silverboard to family and friends
based on 50 total reviews (9 with comments)
Dr. Silverboard's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (9)
in Phoenix, AZ |
Was seen immediately while visiting in Atlanta. Very caring, informative, and no wait time.
in phoenix, az |
While visiting in Atlanta was able to see the doctor right away. Very smart, personal and kind.
Stone Mountain, GA |
Dr. Silverboard is extremely knowledgeable and caring, he is a great physician.
I saw him when I was at Children's Healthcare and if I could give him no stars I would.... his bedside manner was terrible! We refused to see him at a later visit!
in Foley, AL |
DR Silverboard has helped my family for years; First with my child, diagnosed with an ASTROCYTOMA at the age of two. Dr Silverboard was kind, thoughtful and caring during the years following surgery. He kept up with the drugs my son was on to control seizures, was available to "talk" whenever I needed reassuring due to the complicated diagnosis.Dr Silverboard is also on board with my husband, diagnosis ALZHEIMERS. DR Silverboard is an intricate part of our medical team. HIGHLY RECCOMEND
in Atlanta, GA |
Dr. Silverboard was very professional, very compassionate. Helped me and my family through a rough patch. Moreso, he was always available to speak with after business hours.
If I could give a zero I would. Worst experience I have ever had and his nurse is the most unprofessional and rude person I have spoken with. You would think that the staff would be more compassionate being this is a pediatric neurology office, but they were the farthest thing from it. I guess I should have been weary when we got an apt with him much sooner than the other neurologist with longer wait lists.
in Woodstock, GA |
Dr. Silverboard is not a part of the practice that we use on a daily basis, but happened to be the doctor on call over the weekend. My child suffered an abnormal seizure for him and his lips were blue, eyes rolled back in his head, and he wasn't breathing. When he finally came out of it, I called to speak with the on call doctor about any further precautions since this was not typical. When Dr. Silverboard called he was so rude from the start. Treated me like I was very inferior and he knew all.
in Marietta, GA |
My 19 year old daughter started having severe headaches when she was sitting or standing. Her doctor was stumped and sent her to Dr Silverboard. He diagnosed her within 10 mins of her visit. His office staff moved mountains to get her MRIs done immediately. The staff is friendly, yet professional. The entire staff (including Dr. Silverboard) makes themselves available. There is NO rushing through your appointment. Dr Silverboard listened and answered all my questions. The staff follows up.
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Dr. Silverboard accepts 24 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
    Kaiser Permanente HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • Principal Life
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Silverboard has admitting privileges

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston
1405 Clifton Road North East
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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Northside Hospital
1000 Johnson Ferry Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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