Dr. Russell Silver, MD

Dr. Russell Silver, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Russell Silver, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina in 1984 and specializes in pain medicine, sports medicine, and more.

2051 Flatbush Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11234

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Silver'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.

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

2  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

25  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • New York Med College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Silver has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Silver's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Silver to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Silver's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

The best attribute regarding Dr Silver besides being a fine physician is his friendly and caring manner with his patients who are often in severe pain. Dr Silver has no evident arrogance or ego prior to and during his gentle examinations, injections and procedures, which is a breath if fresh air...more
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He has been my Doctor for20 yearsaand has always given me the best of care and treatment. He has also put me in touch with other top notch doctor's for my other medical issues. I can't say enough about him or his practice. The staff is most helpful and courteous.
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I have been seeing Dr Silver for the past year and he is a very good doctor. He does not rush and is very thorough. I would highly recommend this doctor.
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Never saw the doctor. This guy I think he was the office manager was awful and very aggressive. He started to act as if I was going to pull a fast one with the insurance. I'm a new patience. Then I explained that my insurance works 80/20 then he sat down to explain with the pages highlighted as...more
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