Dr. Helen Silva, MD

Dr. Helen Silva, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Helen Silva, MD is a general surgery specialist in Galveston, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston in 1985 and specializes in general surgery.

301 UNIVERSITY BLVD

Galveston, TX 77555

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Silva performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Mastectomy
very high
more than 91% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Silva's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

44  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Columbus Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Medicine/Dentistry
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Silva has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Silva's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Silva to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Silva's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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