Dr. Steven Silberfarb, DO

Dr. Steven Silberfarb, DO

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
53 y/o
(22)

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Dr. Steven Silberfarb, DO is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Margate, FL. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.

Florida Orthopaedic & Spine Center

2914 N State Road 7

Margate, FL 33063
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MVP Health Care
  • Neighborhood Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Spine Fracture Treatment
very high
more than 94% of peers
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
very high
more than 94% of peers
Fracture
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Silberfarb "Dr. is a solo practitioner who prides himself on personalized orthopedic care in a beautiful office setting. Patients are seen quickly. Office staff are warm and friendly."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Injection Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Georgetown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • State University Of New York At Binghamton
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Nova Southeastern University Daviefl
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Our Lady Of Lourdes Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Florida Spine Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Silberfarb has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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University Hospital and Medical Center

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Dr. Silberfarb's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Silberfarb to family and friends
3.1
based on 22 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Silberfarb's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in Williams |
What a wonderful office to go to. I was fearful of seeing a surgeon and from the moment they answered the phone to my initial consultation with the Dr. I was put at ease. He takes the time to listen. Not may docs do that anymore.
in Davie, FL |
My husband's surgery went so well! Dr. Silverfarb was so personal and answered our questions very patiently. My husband needed no pain medications at all and he has major surgery. I definitely recommend him.
in Florida |
I work in PT and all I can say is.....RUN! Do not let this doctor touch you. His ego is bigger than his office and at the end of the day it's all about him! He ruined my mothers ankle and even left debris, which resulted in a 2nd surgery. His bedside manner is nice in the beginning cause he sucks you in believing he's a good doctor, but in reality you can graduate from Medical School with all C's! We have AMAZING Orthopedic doctors in South Florida, but Dr. Silberfarb is NOT one of them!!!
in Pompano Beach, FL |
His estimate of the time period for the surgery ie 4hours ,when we sat waiting in the hospital waitingroom,expired,we started to get uncomfortable,At the expiry of 5th hour still no word,the panic was about start , a nurse sent by the angel Dr Silverfarb broke the news that the surgery was proceeding satisfactorily and that it might take another hour.We heaved seigh of relief.My respect for the doctor overcomes whenever I recall this act of consideration on the part of this son of his mother.
in Pompano Beach, FL |
Saw him after I hurt my back in a car accident. He was extremely professional and knowledgeable about my particular issue. Wait time in the office was a little long but not bad and I'd rather have that then a surgeon with an empty office. I would absolutely recommend him.
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Dr. Silberfarb accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
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  • Medicaid
  • MVP Health Care
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Silberfarb has admitting privileges

Northwest Medical Center
2801 N State Road 7
Margate, FL 33063
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University Hospital and Medical Center
7201 N University Dr
Tamarac, FL 33321
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Broward Health North
201 E Sample Rd
Pompano Beach, FL 33064
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Broward Health Coral Springs
3000 Coral Hills Dr
Coral Springs, FL 33065
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