Dr. Susan K. Silva, MD

Dr. Susan K. Silva, MD

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Dermatology | Female | 55 years old

Dr. Silva graduated with Honors in Chemistry from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and earned a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of California, Davis where she served as president of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society. She has been awarded for outstanding clinical expertise, surgical skill and research including excellence in Plastic Surgery. She serves on the National Educational Faculty for Botox® Cosmetic and is a National Advisor for Sculptra®. Specialties include skin cancer surgery and cosmetic enhancement using Botox® and dermal fillers such as Restylane® and Radiesse®. She is an expert in laser treatment of wrinkles, acne scars, vessels and brown spots. Her expertise in laser skin resurfacing (both ablative and non-ablative) completes her comprehensive approach to skin rejuvenation.Read more

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Dr. Silva's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
Davis, CA |
Saw Dr. Silva for a chemical peel or microdermabrasion. She couldn't come up with a treatment for scaring on my chest. She explained she could not do a chemical peel or dermabrasion on my face due to my ethnicity. Stating she could take pigment out but not put it in and due to my skin color I could have scaring from the laser. All which seemed logical at the time. However, I didn't realize I should have seen a specialist for ethnic skin. She did nothing but, was ok charging me $150.
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Dr. Silva graduated with Honors in Chemistry from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and earned a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of California, Davis where she served as president of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society. She has been awarded for outstanding clinical expertise, surgical skill and research including excellence in Plastic Surgery. She serves on the National Educational Faculty for Botox® Cosmetic and is a National Advisor for Sculptra®. Specialties include skin cancer surgery and cosmetic enhancement using Botox® and dermal fillers such as Restylane® and Radiesse®. She is an expert in laser treatment of wrinkles, acne scars, vessels and brown spots. Her expertise in laser skin resurfacing (both ablative and non-ablative) completes her comprehensive approach to skin rejuvenation.

Dr. Silva's Care Philosophy

One of the world’s most comprehensive laser centers, providing state-of-the-art skin laser surgery and industry leading research in a warm, caring environment.

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 Dermatology
  •  Board certified in Dermatology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Dandruff
  • Dry Skin
  • Melanoma
  • Rosacea
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Disorders
  • Warts

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of California At Davis / School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Dermatology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Peel
  • Hair Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal