Dr. Darren Silvester, DPM

Dr. Darren Silvester, DPM

Podiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Darren Silvester, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Universal City, TX and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from California College Of Podiatric Medicine in 1988 and specializes in podiatry, podiatry sports medicine, and more.Read his story

13525 Centerbrook Ste 104

Universal City, TX 78148

Contact Information

(210) 375-3318

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
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Top Care Areas

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Foot Conditions
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 96% of peers
Nerve Block, Somatic
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Silvester's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Silvester "Dr. Silvester studied at the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco, California, where he completed his medical training. He then completed his surgical residency in Corona, California. Dr. Silvester has served as President of the South Dakota Podiatric Medical Association and directed a Diabetic Foot Care Program for over five years. As the head of the program, Dr. Silvester is familiar with helping patients with diabetes with everything from regular foot screenings to limb salvage intervention. In 2001, Dr. Silvester moved to Texas, where he opened his own practice in Pleasanton. He is well trained in all other aspects of podiatric care, and looks forward to helping his patients. With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Silvester can help end your foot pain at one of his offices located in Pleasanton, Floresville, or Universal City, Texas."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Silvester "At Next Step Foot & Ankle Clinic, my staff and I are proud to offer the most up to date, effective methods of treating foot and ankle pain. I treat patients of all ages. I specialize in Neuropathy Treatment, Diabetic Wound Care, and leading edge care for flat feet and heel pain. I also treat a wide range of other foot and ankle problems. Give us a call at (830) 569-3338 or visit my website and fill out our online form to get you to your Next Step to Healthy Feet."

6  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Silvester does not have any board certifications listed.

73  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Amputated Toe
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Misalignment
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arch Disorders
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Burning Feet Syndrome
  • Bursitis
  • Claw Toe
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Digital Deformities of the Feet
  • Double Nails on the Fifth Toe
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • High Arch
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neuromas
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Foot Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendonitis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Toe Injuries
  • Toe Sprain
  • Turf Toe
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Warts
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40  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Diabetic Neuropathy Nerve Release Testing
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Removal
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Midfoot Fracture and-or Dislocation Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Tendon Repair
  • Toenail Removal
  • Wound Care and Management
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • California College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • N/A
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Circle City Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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Best physicians ever!!!! No one could find my problem but these wonderful doctors did!!! The staff is amazing they treat you like family. I'm going back for surgery and I have the fullest confidence that I will be 100% better. They took the time to listen and treated me as a person. These doctors...Read More
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I began having surgery on my feet at a very young age, which led to me feeling very uncomfortable with my feet, and Podoatrists in general, I’ve had ingrown toenails removed 6 different times, and each one was very traumatic. My experience at Next step Foot & Ankle clinic was so much more pleasant....Read More
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After having a bad experience many years ago I was afraid to see another Podiatrist. Dr. Silvester was awesome. He knew I was a little afraid and each time he saw me or did a procedure he set me at ease. His staff from the front desk to the operating room were wonderful, professional and...Read More
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By far one of the best doctors I have ever met. His bedside manner is superb! We were in and out within the hour, that’s including wait time and double ingrown toenail surgery. The entire staff is very pleasant and the office is very clean and comfortable. I found my forever Podiatrist. I would...Read More
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The first words out a doctors mouth shouldn't be, "hurry up, I 140 other patients to see" This Doctor should be avoided at all cost, treats you like a piece of time aka meat. No respect towards his patients. I have never got in a yelling match with the doctor in my entire life and to have a doctor...Read More
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