Locations and Appointments
- Colon Cancer
- Rectal Cancer
- Anal Cancer
- Esophageal Cancer
- Gastric Cancer
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Bile Duct Cancer
- Carcinoma of Gall Bladder
- Liver Cancer
- Internal Medicine
Clinical & Academic Positions
- Assistant Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
- Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
Education & Training
- M.D., Wright State University School of Medicine, 2011
- B.S., University of Toledo, 2005
For most people, the diagnosis of cancer understandably brings a considerable amount of fear and uncertainty, and it is often times the most difficult period not just for the patient, but the family as well. I experienced this firsthand when my mother was diagnosed with a rare, aggressive gastrointestinal cancer when I was a teenager. From the very beginning, her oncologist was honest and caring and instilled in her a sense of confidence that no matter what happened, she would be receiving the best care and he would be there to support her. This has always been my goal as a physician and particularly in my specialty of gastrointestinal oncology. Weill Cornell offers tremendous state-of-the-art resources and services, is at the cutting-edge in immunotherapy, targeted therapy, as well as clinical trials, and I can without hesitation know I am able to provide world-class care to my patients. With this in mind, I strive to bring a personal touch to patient care, whether that means taking the extra time to go over a treatment plan a 2nd or 3rd time to make sure the patient or their family understands and feels comfortable, or sending a tumor specimen for advanced molecular interrogation to ascertain specific mutations that may further tailor and personalize treatment, to searching for the best clinical trial available to give hope in aggressive cancers with few options.
Intern, Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2011-2012
Resident, Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2012-2014
Fellow, Hematology and Oncology, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, New York, 2014-2017 (Chief Fellow 2016-2017)
Dr. D'Silva is a hematologist and oncologist who specializes in the treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) cancers, including cancers of the colon, rectum, anus, esophagus, stomach, liver, gall bladder, bile ducts, and pancreas. Within his field, his research has been published in oncology journals, he has presented abstracts and posters at national meetings, and he has written for media outlets, such as ABC News.
Dr. D'Silva is a graduate of Wright State University School of Medicine and completed his clinical training in Medicine at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. He then completed a fellowship in Medical Oncology and Hematology at Mount Sinai Beth Israel where he served as Chief Fellow in 2016-2017.
His research and focus has been in gastrointestinal malignances and he has joined NYP-Brooklyn Methodist hospital to help grow and develop the GI malignancy program and to integrate and provide access for the Brooklyn population to the world class clinical trials and cutting edge therapies offered at Weill Cornell.
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