Dr. Stephen Silver, MD

Dr. Stephen Silver, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Stephen Silver, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1994 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

360 Essex St Ste 303

Hackensack, NJ 07601

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
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Top Care Areas


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Rotator Cuff Tear
very high
more than 98% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Sprain
very high
more than 96% of peers

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  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Hospital For Joint Diseases
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Hospital For Joint Diseases
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Pennsylvannia Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Silver has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Silver's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Silver to family and friends
based on 40 total reviews (25 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Silver's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (25)

Great experience was very happy with my results it has been 7 weeks and I am already lifted weight lightly. Was very important to me to go back to my activity.Dr.Silver did what he said put me back together.Was in horrible pain for years if I knew it would be like this I would have had it done...more
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in Forest Hills, NY
Dr Silver operated on my shoulder and my knee. He is patient and caring and takes the time to explain things in plain English. He answered my questions and made me feel comfortable about both procedures. I had rotator cuff surgery on my shoulder and meniscus repair on my knee. My treatment was...more
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in Fair Lawn
Dr. Silver did an amazing job arthroscopically shaving off a large sharp hook shaped bone spur and repairing a fully torn rotator cuff, 2 torn muscles and a floating tendon .5 months ago. I had very little pain following surgery and had full range of motion within three months of surgery. I can...more
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in New York
Saw Dr. Silver for diagnosis of multiple shoulder issues. He suspected a labrum tear from my symptom and I received an MRI that confirmed it. Surgery booked within a month and 7 months later am thrilled with results. Wonderful surgeon with a great demeanor. Love Vivian, his office manager as...more
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in New York, NY
I highly recommend Dr. Silver for any patient with an AC Joint separation requiring surgery. Dr. Silver and his staff are professional, they make you comfortable, and they take pride in their work. If your healthcare coverage gives you the option, I strongly recommend going to the Vanguard Surgical...more
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