651 Old Country Road
Suite 200
Plainview, NY 11803
(516) 681-8822
FAX:(516) 681-3332

Scott Silverberg, MD

EDUCATION:

Fellowship:
Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma 
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York 
Sports Medicine Fellowship, August 1991 – July 1992
Assistant Team Physician, New York Jets Football Club and
Hunter College Athletics Program
  
Residency:
State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of Orthopedic Surgery  July 1987 – June 1991
Affiliations: Nassau County Medical Center, Northport VA Hospital,
Huntington Hospital, St. Charles Hospital
 
Internship:
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, Department of Surgery
July 1986 – June 1987
Affiliations: Elmhust Hospital, Bronx VA Hospital
 
Medical:
State University of Stony Brook, MD with distinction in Research 
May 1986. Honors in Biochemistry, Anatomy, Genetics, Neuroanatomy, Preventative Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology
Regents scholarship in medicine
 
Undergraduate:
Cornell University BS in Engineering, Graduate with Distinction 
May 1982
Tau Beta PI National Engineering Society
 
PUBLICATIONS:

Dee R., Hindes R., and Silverberg, S. : “Rachet-Type” Marginal Fracture of Radial Head with Locked Anterior Dislocation –  A Case Report, Clin Orthop 265:196-9, April 1991 

Silverberg, S.A. and Gruber, M. : Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: A Comparison of Fixation with One Screw Versus Two Screws, Orthop Trans 14:141, Spring 1990 

ADDITIONAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

Department of Orthopedics, SUNY at Stony Brook. Assisted in the development of a musculoskelatal analysis laboratory which uses force- plate, electromyographic and motion analysis in evaluating patients. 6/83 - 8/83, 6/84 - 8/84

Department of Biomechanics, Hospital for Special Surgery. Analyzed the energy expended during gait in patients with osteosarcoma after knee amputation or replacement. 5/82 - 8/82

Department of Biophysics and Physiology, Cornell Medical School. Developed computer software to analyze the Hodgkin-Huxley equations. 5/81 - 8/81

Independent Research which evaluated the stresses in the lumboscaral spine during lifting. 1/81 - 5/81

Department of  Nuclear Medicine, Long Island Jewish Hospital. Designed computer software for radioimmunioassays. 5/80 - 8/80

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:

Medical:

1990-present, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
1987-present, American Medical Association 
1987-1988, Physician at football games

1983-1985, American Medical Student Association
1982-1984, American Academy of Family Physicians

Non-Medical:

1982-1985, Cornell Society of Engineers

1978-1984, Intramural Basketball (Team captain for 3 years)
1976-1978, President of Chess, Bridge and Backgammon Club
1977-1978, High school swim team

LICENSES:
New York

BOARD CERTIFICATION:
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery 

STAFF APPOINTMENTS:
North Shore University Hospital Plainview

North Shore University Hospital Syosset
Melville Surgery Center

OCCUPATIONAL BACKGROUND:
Ross Orthopedic Group 9/92- 5/31/96

Musculoskeletal Institute 6/96 – 8/31/98
Central Orthopedic Group 9/1/98 – present

INTERESTS:
tennis, swimming, basketball, bridge