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Patient Reviews

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Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Melvin Silverstein is Good. Dr. Silverstein has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
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Promptness 3.5
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Courteous Staff 3.8
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Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
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Bedside Manner 3.5
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Spends Time with Me 3.7
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Follows Up After Visit 3.3
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Melvin Silverstein, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 14 areas:
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer (Breast Ductal Carcinoma)
  • Breast Cancer (Lobular Carcinoma)
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Surgery (Mammaplasty)
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lymph Node Excision (Lymph node removal)
  • Melanoma
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Noninfiltrating Intraductal Carcinoma
  • Segmental Mastectomy
  • Skin Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Silverstein graduated from Albany Medical College. He has 8 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Breast Cancer (Breast Ductal Carcinoma)
Breast Cancer (Breast Neoplasm)
Lymph Node Excision
Mammaplasty
Noninfiltrating Intraductal Carcinoma
Segmental Mastectomy
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)

Affiliations

Dr. Silverstein has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Valley Presbyterian Hospital 
  • USC University Hospital 

Languages

  • Farsi
  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Melvin J Silverstein MD is a male Surgeon, has 46 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Melvin J. Silverstein practice?
Dr. Melvin Silverstein has 3 office locations.
Dr. Melvin Silverstein practices Surgery near Newport Beach, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Van Nuys, CA and Corona Del Mar, CA.
See Newport Beach Surgeons.