David Silvers, MD, FAAN
David Silvers, MD, FAAN
David Silvers, MD, FAAN completed his undergraduate studies at Princeton University and graduated from Tufts Medical School. He completed his medical internship and his neurology residency in Boston at the Harvard Longwood Medical Center (ie, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Beth Israel-Deaconness Hospital) and his neuromuscular/electromyography fellowship at Brown University (Rhode Island Hospital). Dr. Silvers is board certified in Neurology, Electromyography, and Neuromuscular Medicine. He has been on the Top Doctors list since 2010.
Dr. David Silvers has over 20 years of experience in private practice diagnosing and treating all neurological disorders. He served as an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Connecticut Medical School when he practiced in Connecticut. Dr. Silvers is committed to giving his patients the best neurological care while emphasizing the doctor-patient relationship. Currently, Dr. Silvers is affiliated with the University of Miami where he teaches residents and fellows. He is also a Clinical Affiliate Associate Professor at FAU Medical School.
Dr. Silvers’ interests include general neurology, neuromuscular disease/electromyography, movement disorders (eg, Parkinson Disease), cognitive impairment, concussion, and sleep disorders.
Dr. Silvers has published several case reports in highly regarded journals including Neurology, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, and Muscle and Nerve. He has been awarded the Teaching Award on 2 occasions by the neurology residents at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.
Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, Electromyography, Neuromuscular Disorders, Parkinson’s Disease
Neurology and Psychiatry Neuromuscular Medicine Electrodiagnostic Medicine ACSM (Addressing Concussion in Sports Among Kids and Teens) CEC Certificate, 1/2013
Dr. Silvers has done research and published numerous articles on Neuromuscular disease and is interested in general neurology and movement disorders.
B.A. Graduated Summa Cum Laude from Princeton University (1986) M.D. Tufts University Medical School Mount Auburn Medical Internship
Harvard Longwood Program Neurology Residency
Rhode Island Hospital (Brown University) Electrodiagnostic Medicine and Neuromuscular Medicine
AAN – American Academy of Neurology
AAEM – American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
AMA – American Medical Association
International Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder
Society Awards & Accolades
2001 Teacher of the year, teaching award, University of Connecticut Medical School
2007 Teacher of the year, teaching award, University of Connecticut Medical School
America’s Top Physicians 2010-2017
Recent Lecture/Teaching Activities:
Lecture on concussion at Jupiter Medical Center (2015) for orthopedic conference Television expert for ABC on Alzheimer Disease (2015) Lecture on Alzheimer’s disease update at Jupiter Medical Center, 2016 Guest speaker on radio show “OMG, I’m getting older and so is my mom” (Sept 2017) Ad hoc reviewer for the journal Neurology (“the Green Journal”), 2017-Present Research & Clinical Trials: 1. Silvers D, Felice K, Late-Onset Friedreich’s Ataxia Presenting as a Spastic Paraparesis, Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease, Vol 2, No 1, September 2000, 27-28.
2. Poulopoulos M, Silvers D, Clinical Reasoning: A video analysis of eye and limb movement abnormalities in a parkinsonian syndrome, Neurology, Vol 73, No 5, August 4, 2009, e20-23.
3. Silvers D, Menkes D, Hemibody mirror movements in hemiparkinsonism-hemiatrophy syndrome, Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 287, 2009, 260-263.
4. Eugene MC, Kitei D, Silvers D, Clinical Reasoning: A 75-year-old woman with visual disturbances and unilateral ataxia, Neurology, Vol 75, e29-e33, August 2010.
5. Aquino K, Koralnik IJ, Silvers D, Clinical Reasoning: An 83-year-old woman with progressive hemiataxia, tremor, and infratentorial lesions, Neurology, Vol 77 (2), July 12, 2011, e7-10.
6. E Valentina, Silvers DS, Sotinou E, Tanji K, DiMauro S, Hirano M, MERRF and Kearns-Sayre overlap syndrome due to the mtDNA m.3291 T > C mutation, Muscle, and Nerve, September 2011.
7. Zhang, Y, Silvers DS, Propriospinal myoclonus associated with gluten sensitivity in a young woman, J Neurol Sci, January 2012.
8. Whitaker, CH, Felice KJ, Silvers D, Wu Q, Fulminant Lipid Storage Myopathy due to Multiple Acyl-Coenzyme a Dehydrogenase Deficiency, Muscle, and Nerve, August 2015 9. Cases 2, 4 and 5 were showcased in a book: Clinical Reasoning in Neurology: A Case-based Approach, 2016, edited by Aaron Berkowitz, Sashank Prasad and Mitchell Elkind
Accepts New Patients
In the office we speak: English, Spanish, Hebrew, French
3401 PGA Blvd., Suite 440
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Phone: (561) 799-2831
Fax: (561) 429-3184
Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Closed: Saturday and Sunday
Jupiter Medical Center University of Miami
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David Silvers, MD, FAAN is a neurologist located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. You can contact his office at (561) 799-2831.