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Dr. William Silver, MD

Sports Medicine ·  Male · Age 48

Dr. Silver

Dr. William Silver, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 1997 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.


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(919) 220-5255

Dr. Silver accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas, Inc. HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UniCare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Dr. Silver's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Joint Disease in the Shoulder
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Distal Clavicle Excision Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Silver graduated from Duke University and received his medical degree from Wake Forest University. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Duke University where he served as an assistant team physician for Duke University and North C...

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

2003
Unc At Chapel Hill
Fellowship Hospital
2002
Duke University Med Center
Residency Hospital
1998
Duke University Med Center
Internship Hospital
1997
Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
Medical School
1992
Duke University
Undergraduate School
2003
2002
1998
1997
1992

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Dr. Silvers in my opinion is probably one of the best Shoulder surgeons in the area. A little background, I have a grade III shoulder separation from a Mountain Biking accident; all Docs say Grade iii is not a required surgery - to me it was. After interviewing 3 surgeons, I chose Dr. Silver...Read More
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ACL reconstruction by Dr. Silver and I ran a 1/2 marathon 4 months later with success and pain free. It has been seven years now since ACL reconstruction and all is great. Highly recommend.
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He takes time to listen to his patient. He makes it easy to talk to him. Very good surgeon also!
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I am not a fan of the majority of the medical profession but had to undergo knee surgery this year. I am grateful I happened upon Dr. Silver. He is what I wish for in every doctor -- professional, knowledgable, competent, positive, passionate -- and most importantly, respectful of his patients. I...Read More
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This is the best doctor you could ask for. Not only is he highly skilled and extremely knowledgeable, he really cares about his patients. I had a meniscus tear in both knees over a four year period and I would not have gone to anyone but him. He is the best, hands down.
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    • Mon: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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