Dr. Silverman’s Resume

Education, Training and Practice

Professional Experience

7/05-Present
Silverman Ankle & Foot
Edina, MN
Private Practice

3/06-Present
Fairview Southdale Wound Healing Institute
Orthopaedic Consultant
Edina, MN
Hospital Clinic

2/04- 7/05
Orthopaedic Consultants, PA
Twin City Orthopaedics
St. Louis Park, MN
Private Practice

8/02 – 2/04
KSF Orthopaedic Center, PA
Houston, TX
Private Practice

Education & Training

8/01 – 7/02
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Department of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Preceptor:  Stephen F. Conti, MD
Pittsburgh, PA
Orthopaedic Fellowship
Foot and Ankle Surgery

6/97 – 6/01
Henry Ford Health System
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Detroit, MI
Orthopaedic Residency

6/96 – 5/97
Henry Ford Health System
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Detroit, MI
Surgical Internship

7/92 – 5/96
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
Doctor of Medicine

8/88 –5/92
University of Illinois / Urbana-Champaign
BS  Biology
Dean’s List, Phi Beta Kappa, Top 10th Percentile
Undergraduate

9/84 –6/88
The Latin School of Chicago
Chicago, IL
High School

Professional Affiliations

Committees

  • 2011 – Minnesota Foot and Ankle Club
  • 2011 – GMMO Swim Team Committee Representative
  • 2010 – Maimonides Society Steering Committee
  • 2006-2010: Professional Mentor, University of Minnesota Medical School
  • 2006-2009: Biomedical Ethics Committee, Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • 2006-2007: Chairman, Electronic Media Committee: AOFAS
  • 2004-2006: AOFAS: Electronic Media Committee Member
  • 2003-2004: Pain Improvement Team, Houston Northwest Medical Center
  • 2003-2004: Biomedical Ethics Committee, Houston Northwest Medical Center
  • 1996-1998: Orthopaedic Representative, Residents House Staff Council
  • 1994-1996: Medical School Student Government Financial Aid Representative
  • 1990-1992: President McKinley Health Center Advisory Board

Publications

Noteworthy Addition – Some physicians find using scribes improves their
interactions with patients.

The Management of Mechanically stimulated Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: The experience of a multi-disciplinary approach. In progress with MAPS Pain Clinic.

Trepman E, Silverman LM: “Principles of Management of the Severely Traumatized Foot and Ankle.” Instructional Course Lectures Foot and Ankle, 8; 2010.

Editor, Footeducation.com, 2010-present

Conti SF, Silverman LM: “Epidemiology of Foot and Ankle Injuries in the Workplace.” Foot Ankle Clin N Am. 7 (2002) 273-290.

Riemer BL, Silverman LM: “Anatomy of the Proximal Humerus.” www.ortho.hyperguides.com, Trauma. 2000

Riemer BL, Silverman LM: “Anatomy of the Humeral Shaft.” www.ortho.hyperguides.com, Trauma. 2000

Farge EJ, Silverman LM, Khan MM, Wilhelmus KR: “The Impact of State Legislation on Eye Banking.” Archives of Ophthalmology. 1994; 112:180-185.

Ankle Instability – A Nation in Motion. 2013

Dr. Silverman discusses the importance of strength training in children with Cerebral Palsy.

Strength Training Improves Function in Children with CP

Dr. Silverman’s Presentation on Social Media and Medicine for the 2015 AAOS Annual Meeting

Research

Silverman LM. “Endofuse for Foot Arthrodesis: A Case Series of a Novel Implant.” In progress

Silverman LM. “Stingray injury to the peroneal tendons: A case report.” In progress

Silverman LM, Conti SF: “Surgical Management of Recalcitrant Plantar Fasciitis.” Submitted for publication; Presented at AOFAS Specialty Day; February, 2003.

Conti SF, Manning C, Goldberger MJ, Silverman LM: “Surgical Management of Advanced Achilles Tendonosis.” In progress.

Silverman LM, Zingas C, Katcherian DA, Tomsich D: “Rehabilitation for Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction.” Resident Research Project 2001.

Zingas C, Silverman LM: “Neurovascular Injury During Endoscopic Tarsal Tunnel Release: A Cadaveric Study.” 1997.

Miclau T, Lindsey R, Silverman LM: “The correlation between body weight and bone size in the canine femur.” 1996.

Plestis KA, Davis GP, Silverman LM, Wilson E, Howell JF: “Coronary Artery Bypass using Double Mammary Arteries: A Review of 342 Cases with Long Term Follow Up.” Submitted for presentation to the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Thoracic Surgeons. 1995-6.

Langman CB, Silverman LM: “A Novel Effect of Indomethacin on the Intestinal 1,25(OH) 2D3 Receptors: It’s Role in Altered Mineral Homeostasis during Adjuvant Induced Arthritis in Normal Rats.” 1989

Presentations

  • Dr. Silverman’s Presentation on Social Media and Medicine for the 2015 AAOS Annual Meeting
  • Trans-Tibial Amputation: The Ertl Reconstruction
  • National Practitioner Conference – The American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, Northern Plains Chapter Vadnais Heights, MN October, 2013
  • Social Media as a Means of Patient Communication
  • AOFAS 2013 Specialty Day Early Bird Session, McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, IL March, 2013 Technology Update- Session Moderator
  • AOFAS 2013 Specialty Day Early Bird Session, McCormick Place Convention Center Chicago, IL March, 2013
  • Sports Injuries of the Foot and Ankle, Apple Valley Medical Center, Apple Valley, MN August, 2012
  • Foot and Ankle Issues: Myth and Reality, Meridian Manor Assisted Living Wayzata, MN August 2010
  • Integra Surgeon’s Roundtable, Osteobiologics Baltimore, MD May 2010
  • Health Care Changes, Guest on AM 1550 Talk Radio The Peter McClelland Show Eagan, MN August, 2009
  • Top 10 Problems of the Ankle and Foot, Fairview Southdale Hospital Grand Rounds Edina, MN May 2009
  • Hallux Valgus, Gastrocnemius Contracture and Ankle Instability, Treatment Options Allina Physical Therapy Department Minneapolis, MN January 2009
  • General Trends in Foot and Ankle, Evalumed Medical Expert Forum The Westin Edina, MN September 2008
  • Rotational Deformity of the Lower Extremity in Pediatrics, Continuing Medical Education St. Francis Hospital Shakopee, MN February 2008
  • Post-operative Complications in Orthopedic Surgery, Nursing Orthopedic and General Surgery Floor St. Francis Medical Center September 2008
  • Nursing and Medical Assistants-Orthopedic and General Surgery Flr Houston Northwest Hospital Houston, TX September 2003
  • Texas Outpatient Surgery Center 17080 Red Oak Drive, Houston, TX 77090 September 2002
  • Beyond Birkenstocks: Foot and Ankle Overuse Injuries in the Workplace
  • 22nd Annual Worker’s Compensation Institute, Minnesota State Bar Association, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education Conference Center March 2007
  • Complications of the Foot and Ankle in Diabetes, Continuing Medical Education St. Francis Hospital Shakopee, MN October 2006
  • Foot and Ankle Issues: Myth and Reality, Metropolitan Professional Pharmacists Society Fort Snelling; St. Paul, MN June 2006
  • Complications of the Foot and Ankle in Diabetes: For Patients, St. Francis Specialty Clinic; Diabetic Instruction Shakopee, MN May 2006
  • Often Overlooked diagnoses of the Foot and Ankle, Fairview Ridges Department of Physical Therapy Burnsville, MN 55337 April 2006
  • Peri-operative Complications in Orthopaedics, Fairview Southdale Hospital, 5th floor Nursing Continuing Education Units Edina, MN March 2006
  • Common Problems of the Foot and Ankle for the Primary Care Physician, Continuing Medical Education Fairview Southdale Hospital Edina, MN February 2006

Continuing Medical Education

  • Occult Injuries of the Ankle, Bloomington, MN August 2005
  • Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders and Undiscovered Injuries of the Foot and Ankle, Minnesota Worker’s Compensation Update Holiday Inn Metrodome Minneapolis, MN May 2005
  • Minimally Invasive Plantar Plate Reconstruction for Lesser Toe Instability, Twin Cities Orthopaedics Annual Board Meeting Edina, MN 55424 December 2004
  • Foot and Ankle Problems in the Running Athlete, Institute for Athletic Medicine 6363 France Ave S, Edina, MN September 2004
  • AOFAS 20th Annual Summer Meeting, Co-Moderator Diabetes Session The Westin Seattle, Seattle, WA July 2004
  • Heel Pain: The Role of the Physical Therapist and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Institute for Athletic Medicine 6363 France Ave S, Edina, MN July 2004
  • Occult Injuries to the Foot and Ankle, Institute for Athletic Medicine 675 E. Nicollet Blvd, Burnsville, MN April 2004, and
    Memorial Woodlands Physical Therapy Department 9250 Pinecroft, The Woodlands, TX 77380 June 2003, and
    Healthsouth Physical Therapy Department 17506 Red Oak Drive, Houston, TX 77090 December 2002
  • The Downside of Demerol, Pain Management Committee Representative Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Houston Northwest Hospital Houston, TX December 2003
  • Foot and Ankle Issues: Myth and Reality, Women’s Wellness Conference and Health Fair 7th Day Adventis Church Houston, TX September 2003
  • Cumulative Trauma Disorders of the Foot and Ankle: A Worker’s Compensation Perspective, Orthopaedic Grand Rounds University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN September 2003
  • Dance Injuries to the Lower Extremity, The Cutting Edge Ballet School 23221 Aldine Westfield, Houston, TX 77093 May 2003
  • Pediatric Foot and Ankle Injuries, FM 1960 Family Practice Group 8111 Cypresswood Dr # 104, Spring, TX 77379 May 2003
  • Recent Innovations in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Continuing Education Units HealthSouth Physical Therapy Regional Review Course The Westin Galleria 5060 W. Alabama, Houston, TX 77056 April 2003
  • Long-term Results of Surgical Management of Recalcitrant Plantar Fasciitis, Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Lecture Series EBI Medical Systems 100 Interspace Pkwy., Parsippany, NJ 07054 March 2003
  • Peri-operative Complications of the Foot and Ankle, Association of Operating Room Nurses Houston Northwest Medical Center 710 FM 1960 Rd. W., Houston, TX 77090 March 2003
  • Common Problems of the Foot and Ankle, Continuing Medical EducationHouston Northwest Medical Center 710 FM 1960 Rd. W., Houston, TX 77090 January 2003
  • Wound Healing in the Diabetic Foot, Wound Management Course University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 June 2002
  • Surgical Management of Recalcitrant Plantar Fasciitis, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Lecture Series EBI Medical Systems 100 Interspace Pkwy., Parsippany, NJ 07054 April 2002
  • Achilles Tendon Disorders: A Comprehensive Review, Residency Education Lecturer University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 April 2002
  • Plantar Fasciitis: A Comprehensive Review, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 April 2002
  • OATS for Osteochondral Defects of the Subtalar and Metatarsal-Sesamoid Joints, Sports Medicine Grand Rounds University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 December 2001
  • OATS for Osteochondral Defects of the Talar Dome, Sports Medicine Grand Rounds University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 October 2001
  • Depuy Agility Total Ankle Replacement Course, Clinical Instructor 6300 North River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018 August 2001
  • Rehabilitation for Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction, Frost Lecture Series, Henry Ford Hospital 2799 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit, MI 48202 May 2001
  • Charcot Arthropathy of the Foot, Orthopaedic Grand RoundsHenry Ford Hospital2799 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit, MI 48202 October 2000
  • SLAP Lesions, Orthopaedic Grand Rounds Henry Ford Hospital 2799 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit, MI 48202 June 2000
  • Evaluation, Classification, and Management of Ankle Fractures
  • Resident Education Lecturer, Henry Ford Hospital 2799 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit, MI 48202 December 1999

Continuing Medical Education

AAOS 2014 Annual Winter Meeting
14.5 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. New Orleans, LA. March 2014.
AOFAS 2014 Annual Meeting
8.0 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. New Orleans, LA. March 2014.
AAOS 2013 Annual Winter Meeting
7.0 Category I AMA/PRA hours. McCormick Place Convention Center. Chicago, IL March 2013
AOFAS 2013 Annual Meeting
9.0 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. McCormick Place Convention Center. Chicago, IL March 2013
AOFAS 2012 Annual Meeting
15.5 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. Hilton San Diego Bayfront. San Diego, CA
AAOS 2012 Annual Winter Meeting
9.0 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. Moscone Convention Center. San Francisco, CA
AAOS 2012 Annual Meeting
14.0 Category 1 AMA/PRA Hours. Moscone Convention Center. San Francisco, CA
AOFAS 2012 Pre-meeting Course
6.0 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. Hilton San Diego Bayfront. San Diego, CAJuly 2012
AOFAS 2012 Sports Live Webinar
1.0 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. April 2012
AOFAS 2012 Annual Winter Meeting
9.0 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. Moscone Convention Center. San Francisco, CA
AAOS 2010 Annual Meeting
14.0 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. Moscone Convention Center. San Francisco, CA
AAOS Scored and Recorded 2009 Foot & Ankle Self Assessment Exam
AAOS Scored and Recorded 2009 Musculoskeletal Trauma Self Assessment Exam
AAOS Scored and Recorded 2010 Sports Medicine Self Assessment Exam
AOFAS 27th Annual Summer Meeting
Keystone, CO. 15.5 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. July 2011.
AOFAS Pre-Meeting Course
Keystone, CO. 6 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. July 2011.
Minnesota Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting
Minneapolis Convention Center. 3.5 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. May 2011.
Inbone Total Ankle Advanced Course
Wright Medical Sponsored Lecture. Chicago, IL. 2010.
Emerging Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery
Integra Sponsored Lecture. Miami, FL. November, 2010.
AOFAS 26th Annual Summer Meeting
Washington D.C. 14.5 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. July 2010.
AOFAS 26th Pre-Meeting Course
Washington, D.C6 Category I AMA/PRA HoursJuly 2010
Minnesota Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting
Minneapolis Convention Center. 8.5 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. May 2010.
AOFAS 25th Annual Winter Meeting
New Orleans, LA. 6 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. March 2010.
Treatment of Foot and Ankle Injury in Athletes and Update on Total Ankle Arthroplasty
Wright Medical Sponsored Lecture. Chicago, IL. September 2009.
AOFAS 25th Annual Summer Meeting
Vancouver, B.C. 14.5 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. July 2009.
AOFAS 25th Pre-Meeting Course
Vancouver, B.C. 6 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. July 2009.
AOFAS 24th Annual Winter Meeting
The Palazzo. Las Vegas, NV. 6.5 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. February 2009.
AAOS 24th Annual Winter Meeting
The Palazzo. Las Vegas, NV. 2.0 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. February 2009.
Telling the Whole Truth: Orthopaedists as Expert Witnesses and the Grievance Process
Webinar. 1.5 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. September 2008.
AOFAS 23rd Annual Summer Meeting
Sheraton. Denver, CO. 18 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. July 2008.
AOFAS 23rd Annual Summer Pre-Meeting
Sheraton. Denver, CO. 6 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. July 2008.
Wright Medical Product Symposia and Cadaver Lab
Boston. October 2007.
Inbone Total Ankle Arthroplasty Training Course
Denver, CO. September 2007.
AOFAS 23rd Annual Summer Meeting
Westin Harbor Castle. Toronto, Ontario. Canada. 18 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. July 2007.
AOFAS Pre-meeting: “The Agony of DeFeet”
Foot and Ankle Reconstruction Symposia. Westin Harbor Castle. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 8 Category I AMA/PRA. July 2007.
AOFAS Visitation Program
Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Washington, D.C. Category I AMA/PRA Hours. April 2007.
AOFAS 37th Annual Winter Meeting
San Diego, CA. 8.5 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. February 2007.
AOFAS 22nd Annual Summer Meeting
Hilton La Jolla. La Jolla, CA. 18 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. July 2006.
Hot Issues in Sports Injuries of the Foot and Ankle
Hilton La Jolla. La Jolla, CA. 4.5 Category I AMA/PRA. July 2006.
Minnesota Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting
Minneapolis Convention Center. Minneapolis, MN. 5.0 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. May 2006.
73rd American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Meeting
McCormick Place Convention Center. Chicago, IL. 5.0 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. March 2006.
AOFAS 36th Annual Winter Meeting
McCormick Place Convention Center. Chicago, IL. 8.0 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. March 2006.
Integra Dermal Regeneration Products’ Physician Training Program
Edina, MN. March 2006.
The Fairview Southdale Wound Healing Institute Symposium
Fairview Southdale Hospital. Edina, MN. 12.5 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. February 2006.
AOFAS 21st Annual Summer Meeting
The Westin Copley Place. Boston, MA. 14 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. July 2005.
2nd International Congress on Total Ankle Replacement and Ankle Arthritis
The Westin Copley Place. Boston, MA. July 2005.
72nd American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Meeting
Washington Convention Center. Washington, D.C. 5.0 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. February 2005.
AOFAS 35th Annual Winter Meeting
Washington Convention Center. Washington, D.C. 9.0 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. February 2005.
Essentials of External Fixation and the Taylor Spatial Frame
Smith and Nephew. The Steamboat Grand. Steamboat Springs, CO. January 2005.
AOFAS 20th Annual Summer Meeting
The Westin Seattle. Seattle, WA. 14.0 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. July 2004.
Coding and Reimbursement Update for Orthopaedic Surgeons 2004
Doubletree Hotel. St. Louis Park, MN. April 2004.
71st American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Meeting
Moscone Convention Center. San Francisco, CA. 2.0 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. March 2004.
AOFAS 34th Annual Winter Meeting
Moscone Convention Center. San Francisco, CA. 9.0 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. March 2004.
California Orthopaedic Association: Workman’s Compensation Continuing Education Forum
Marriott Hotel, Yerba Buena Ballroom. San Francisco, CA. March 2004.
Edward T. Smith Lectureship: Problem Fractures and Nonunions
Reliant Center. Houston, Texas. 8 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. November 2003.
Mastering Foot and Ankle Documentation and Coding
The Coding Institute Audio Seminar. 1 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. May 2003.
Foot and Ankle Journal Club
University of Texas and Baylor College of Medicine. Houston, Texas. Monthly 1/2003 – 1/2004.
AOFAS 19th Annual Summer Meeting
The Westin Resort. Hilton Head, SC. 14 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. July 2003.
Coding and Reimbursement for Orthopaedic Surgeons 2003
KSF Orthopaedic Center, PA. Houston, TX. June 2003.
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Lecture Series
EBI Medical Systems. 100 Interspace Pkwy., Parsippany, NJ 07054. March 2003.
Orthopedic Trauma Review Course
EBI Medical Systems. Beaver Run Resort. 620 Village Rd., Breckenridge, CO 80424. March 2003.
70th American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Meeting
Morial Convention Center. New Orleans, LA. 4.0 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. February 2003.
AOFAS 33rd Annual Winter Meeting
Morial Convention Center. New Orleans, LA. 9.5 Category I AMA/PRA Hours. February 2003.
HIPAA What You Need to Know
American Medical Association and the North Branch of the Harris County Medical Society. The Wyndham Greenspoint. 12400 Greenspoint Drive, Houston, TX 77060. 1 Category 1 AMA/PRA Hours Ethics. September 2002.
Coding and Reimbursement for Orthopaedic Surgeons 2002
KSF Orthopaedic Center P.A. Houston, TX. August 2002

Medicolegal Work

Schedin v. Johnson & Johnson
Medical Expert Testimony Federal Court — December 2010
Chlopek v. Breg
Independent Medical Opinion — January 2006Medical Expert Testimony Federal Court — April 2006
Independent Medical Consultant
July 2004-Present Evalumed Woodlake Medical Premier MEIMLS