Dr. Silverman saved my husband's life. Following back surgery, my husband's self-medication pump was set for a dosage that was extremely low. As the anesthesia wore off, he complained of increasing pain even though he was using the pump as indicated. 12 hours later, the crisis became extensive. My husband's blood pressure was increasing to an alarming number. His surgeon, the… See more
My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...
Dr. Silverman's Credentials
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Miami Beach, FL
Internal Medicine 1995-1997
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Miami Beach, FL
Nova Southeastern University
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine 1994
American College of Physicians 2001
Bachelor of Arts, Biology 1985
Diplomate, American Board of Hospice and Palliative Care
Diplomate, United States Medical Licensing Exam
Diplomat, National Board of Physicians and Surgeons
West Boca Medical Center
Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities 1984, 1993
Bristol Meyers Squibb Honorarium for Studies in Primary Care
Fellowship, American College of Physicians
North Broward Medical Center
- Chief of Staff 2007-2009
- Medical Director, Quality Assurance 2005-2007
- Chairman, Medical Review 2003-2007
Board Member, American Red Cross, Broward County 2008-2009
Teaching Faculty, Department of Medicine, Nova-Southeastern University 1997-2004
Assistant Medical Director, Hospice-By-The-Sea 2001-2003
Medical Director, Marriott Brighton Gardens, Dementia Unit 1999-2002
Teaching Faculty, Department of Medicine, University of Florida, College of Medicine 1997-2000
Medical Director, Cambridge Medical Center, Senior Health Care Center 1997-1999
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine
American Academy of Home Care Physicians
American Academy of Ambulatory Medicine
American Medical Association
Dade County Medical Association
Finlay Medical Society
Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Dr. Silverman is the BEST! He takes the time to get to know you, your family history and all of your healthcare concerns.
He cares for the whole person, not just the patient in front of him. In other words, he wants to know how your whole life is, not just your medical life. He wants to know what the stressors in your life may be and how he can help. He listens very well to… See more
When our MDVIP doctor where my wife & I had been patients for over twenty five years decided to leave medicine MDVIP worked with that doctor and had another MDVIP doctor within a few miles that our doctor was very satisfied with the care our new MDVIP physician was willing to provide.
I am writing about How a great Dr saved my life and protects me from myself at times. I met Dr S 14 yrs ago after my then picked primary by the insurance company saw a paycheck not a person in me being his patient. All the questions I raised about my health went unanswered the neurological issues brought on by GBS and Polio I ended up on the table getting a stent from a very good heart Dr. He… See more
I have the greatest respect for Dr. Joel Silverman. He is not only a consumate professional but really cares about his patients. One day I actually ran into him at my condo building making house calls on one of his older patients.
What really sold me was one night I started what seemed like uncontrollable bleeding in my throat and headed to the hospital to treat this inexplicable and… See more
Dr Joel Silverman has been my doctor for many years and when he changed to become an MDVIP doctor I just had to continue to have him be my doctor. He is very knowledgeable as a doctor, he is very kind, caring and warm, which means he has a great bedside manner which is so important for me to have a doctor like this.
I just recently had my wellness example, which was extremely thorough… See more
Dear Dr. Silverman
I write this short note to honor you and your entire office for providing such care to my Mom and Dad
You and your team show such compassion and love towards them.
The guidance and help that you provide to my Mom and Dad has given them so much more quality time to their lives , which I am indebted to you for.
Your availability and accessibility… See more
Edmund is my husband's first name but we call him by his middle name, Barry. Barry asked me to write since I joined Dr. Silverman's new team first. It was almost six months before Barry decided it was a good idea to join me. And a good idea it was because it wasn't long after joining that my husband was diagnosed with a grade 4 mitral valve leak and had to be admitted for… See more
He saved my life when the AFIB surgery went astray and a hole was punctured in my heart by another Doctor. He not only got me thru this near death experience, but he has continued to listen and help me thru a great deal of personal happenings. He is a great Doctor along with being a genuine nice human being. I just think the world of him and thank him for what he has done for me. He is a… See more