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SILVER, DAVID A., MD

Director, Urology
Director, Prostate Center
Maimonides Physician
Phone: 718-283-6903
745 64th St. 4th Floor BROOKLYN, NY 11220

Specialties

  • Urology
  • Urologic Oncology
  • Prostate Cancer Care
  • Urologic Cancer Care

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Russian
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Biography

Dr. David A. Silver is the Director of the Division of Urology and the Chief of Urologic Oncology, Department of Surgery, at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. He has a private practice, specializing in Urologic Oncology and Oncologic Surgery. Presently, he also is Assistant Attending at Lutheran Medical Center, Wyckoff Heights Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Silver completed his residencies in surgery and urology at Maimonides, and his fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. A. Silver is active in research and publishes extensively. He is a pioneer in the application of robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgical techniques to urologic procedures. Dr. Silver serves on the 13-member New York State Prostate and Testicular Cancer Detection and Education Advisory Council. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the New York State Medical Society, the Kings County Medical Society, and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Silver has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors throughout his career, including the N.I.H Training Fellowship in Surgical Oncology, the Resident Research Prize, the National Dean's List, the Samuel Belkin Memorial Scholarship, the Martin Marietta Corporation Foundation Scholarship, and the N.I.H. Training Fellowship in Experimental Neuropathy.

Areas of Expertise

Prostate Cancer Care
Urologic Cancer Care
Urologic Oncology
Urology

Conditions Treated

Adrenal Gland Tumors
Bladder Cancer
Hematuria (Blood in Urine)
Kidney Cancer
Prostate Cancer
PSA Abnormalities
Testicular Cancer
Tumors of the Genitalia
Tumors of the Pelvis
Tumors of the Retroperitoneum
Urologic Malignancies

Treatments

Advanced HIFU Focal Ultrasound (Gland-Sparing Prostate Surgery)
Bladder Surgery
Cystectomy with Continent Urinary Diversion
Kidney Surgery including Kidney-Sparing Renal Tumor Surgery
Multimodal Management of Bladder and Prostate Cancer
Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Screening
Robotic Prostatectomy
Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery
Testicular Tumor Surgery
Urologic Surgery

Education

Medical Degree

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Internship

Maimonides Medical Center

Residency

Maimonides Medical Center

Fellowship

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Board

Urology - general

Locations

745 64th St. 4th Floor
BROOKLYN, NY 11220
Telephone: 718-283-6903
Insurance
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • Emblem GHI PPO
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Humana Tricare (formerly Tricare Non Network)
  • Local 1199
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare (Commercial Plans)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plans (Medicaid)
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare
  • WellCare
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