Gender: Male
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Specialties & Expertise

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - HMO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - NYPH Employees Only
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Community Plan

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., Meharry Medical College, 1982
  • B.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1977

Biography

Dr. Silvera obtained his B.A. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1977.   He received his medical degree in 1982 from Meharry College in Nashville, Tennessee where he graduated with honors.  He received the Human Physiology Award and was awarded membership in the AOA Honor Medical Society. Dr. Silvera completed his Residency in Internal Medicine as well as a Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Beth Israel Medical Center.

A Brooklyn native, Dr. Silvera currently resides there with his wife and family.  He practices both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at Horizon Medical Group.