Dr. Susan Silva, MD

Dr. Susan Silva, MD

Cosmetic Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
56 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Susan Silva, MD is a cosmetic dermatology specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. She specializes in cosmetic dermatology and dermatology.Read her story

Laser & Skin Surgery Center

3835 J St

Sacramento, CA 95816
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

more than 78% of peers
Fungal Nail Infection
more than 75% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
more than 72% of peers

Dr. Silva'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.

Dr. Silva's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Silva "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."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Silva "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."

2  Specialties

  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

43  Conditions Treated


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39  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acne Surgery
  • Botox® Injection
  • Clear + Brilliant Laser Treatment
  • Clear + Brilliant Perméa Laser Treatment
  • CoolSculpting®
  • Cosmetic Xeomin® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Peel
  • Fraxel Laser Treatment
  • Hair Removal
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • PicoSure™ Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Q-Switched Laser Treatment
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Smoothbeam® Diode Laser
  • Thermage Radiofrequency Treatment
  • Ultherapy®
  • UltraShape Fat Reduction Treatment
  • Vbeam Perfecta Laser Treatment
  • Wart Removal


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 California, Davis, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University of California At Davis / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Silva has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Silva's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Silva to family and friends
32 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Silva's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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...more
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