Dr. Michael Silverman, MD

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Dr. Michael Silverman, MD

Gynecologic Oncology | Male

9888 Genesee Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037 Get Directions
(858) 764-3280

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Dr. Silverman specializes in Gynecologic Oncology and practices in La Jolla, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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in Bonsall, CA |
Highly recommend. A radiologist in Fallbrook found a 6cm ovarian cyst, and I was eventually referred to a GYN-ONC in Riverside. I hadn't heard from them after a week+, so called Scripps referral svc and chose Dr. Silverman. He saw me almost immediately, was very reassuring, patient, & knowledgeable; he performed my surgery 3 days later. I'd mentioned my PTP's concern with my gallbladder; Dr. S. took photos of it during the surgery. Very considerate! Very skilled surgeon-minimal scarring.
in San Diego, CA |
I had a horrible experience with doctors at Scripps. I had a cyst in my left ovary, and instead of scheduling to remove it, they sent me for several ultrasounds, and MRI, and then the gnocologist sent me to an oncologist. The oncologist told me I had cycsts on both ovaries, something Homer Chin from UCSD failed to divulge. I went to see Dr. Silverman who got me in, assessed the situation and got me into surgery immediatrely. Scripps was GREAT.
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Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Gynecological Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Scleroderma
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
  • Board certified in Gynecological Oncology and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Silverman's Office & Staff

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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients