Dr. Miguel R. Silva, MD

Dr. Miguel R. Silva, MD

Save

General Surgery | Male | 51 years old

Dr. Silva specializes in minimally invasive bariatric surgery. He is known as one of the early adopters of the gastric sleeve technique and is among the most experienced surgeons in the New York area in Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomies. He received advanced training in laparoscopic surgery at Baptist Hospital in Miami, FL and received his medical training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Montefiore Medical Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson.Read more

Center For Metabolic & Weight Loss Surgery
Accepting new patients
General Surgery Excellence Award
Hospital Quality

Dr. Silva is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

View Awards

Learn about this Doctor

Personal Bio

Dr. Silva specializes in minimally invasive bariatric surgery. He is known as one of the early adopters of the gastric...Read more

Dr. Silva's Experience

94Experience
Match
Experience Match

See how Dr. Silva's experience matches your preferences.

2
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

1
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

1
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

6
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

Visiting Dr. Silva

Dr. Silva accepts 36 insurance carriers

Affiliated Hospitals

Hospital Quality

Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Silva has admitting privileges.

Hospital Quality Awards

×

Dr. Silva's Reviews

Help millions of people find the right doctor. Share your experience today!
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Silva to family and friends
4.6
based on 12 total surveys
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
     (12)
  • Helpfulness
     (12)
  • Staff
     (12)
  • Scheduling
     (12)
Experience with Dr. Silva
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (12)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (12)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (12)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (12)
Dr. Silva's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (12)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (12)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (12)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (11)
Have you seen Dr. Miguel R. Silva, MD?
Are you Dr. Silva?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!
Get started today!
×

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

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

  • Obesity

Procedures Performed

  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New York.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 0
    Sanctions

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

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What are board actions

Education

  • Medical School
    Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University

    Graduated in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    Montefiore Medical Center

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baptist Hospital

    Completed in 1997

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    What is a recognized doctor
  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Silva has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

Dr. Silva does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Silva and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

×

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 General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
×

Why Does Experience Matter?

Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.

×

Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Silva

Overall Patient Satisfaction Score

Dr. Silva's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Silva

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
×

Dr. Silva says...

Dr. Silva specializes in minimally invasive bariatric surgery. He is known as one of the early adopters of the gastric sleeve technique and is among the most experienced surgeons in the New York area in Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomies. He received advanced training in laparoscopic surgery at Baptist Hospital in Miami, FL and received his medical training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Montefiore Medical Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson.