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About Dr. William P Silver MD
Dr. William P Silver, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Durham, NC, with other offices in Raleigh, NC and Durham, NC (and 1 other location). He has 21 years of experience. His specialties include Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Silver is affiliated with Unc Memorial Hospital and Duke Regional Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. William P Silver has 4 locations
120 E Carver St
Durham, NC 27704
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Dr. William P Silver has the following 2 specialties
- Sports Medicine
A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.
- Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. William P Silver has the following 9 expertise
- Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
- Sports Medicine
- Shoulder Fractures
- Sports Injuries
- ACL Reconstruction or Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft)
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Knee Osteoarthritis
Dr. William P Silver is Board Certified in 2 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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He is ok
Self-verified patient of Dr. William P Silver - Posted on September 21st, 2018
I went to him for several things- knee, shoulder... he is a nice enough guy with very good bedside manner. But as a physician- I was there for HIS advice and he asked me what I wanted to do. I want a professional MD to offer his best suggestions for followup and care. I would give him a 3 star- as to being average. He did do surgery on me and a year later, i continue to have unresolved issues. I will be going to another physician.
Self-verified patient of Dr. William P Silver - Posted on April 12th, 2017
Self-verified patient of Dr. William P Silver - Posted on November 1st, 2016
Dr Silver is a down to earth "regular Joe" who has superior surgical skills and a great bedside manner. He really takes the time to make sure you understand everything and answers questions more thoroughly than any other doctor I've seen. I wish he were my primary care physician. I highly recommend Dr Silver.
Exactly What You Are Hoping For!
Self-verified patient of Dr. William P Silver - Posted on July 5th, 2016
I was referred to Dr Silver by a nurse who works at UNC. Note that she did not refer me to UNC Ortho! In fact, she told me to stay away from them because I would not be treated well. I had a really great experience with Dr Silver. Just what you expect, but rarely get in physicians these days. He takes his time and fully explains things in language you can understand, he listens to you, he assesses how you are doing throughout your care and asks what is important to you, and most importantly he always treats you with kindness and respect. I have recommended him to several of my friends, neighbors, and coworkers if they ever need an Ortho doc! His nurse and the staff were just great and that made a bad situation so much better! Thanks Dr Silver for your dedication to your patients!
Excellent bedside manner and highly skilled
Self-verified patient of Dr. William P Silver - Posted on May 28th, 2016
Dr. Silver is hands down the best doctor I have ever seen - among any and all specialties. I am grateful to have met a doctor who cares about me and my thoughts/concerns about my body/injury. He is knowledable, courteous, caring, and respectful. Additionally, his nurse is wonderful. Excellent experience at the hospital where he performs surgery (NC Specialty Hospital). Unfortunately the practice, TOA, is terrible...but it's worth putting up with them in order to be under Dr. Silver's care. Thank you, Dr. Silver!
Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2016, 2017)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2017)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2016)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Silver is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
21 Years Experience
- Wake Forest Univ
Duke University Medical Center
Dr. William P Silver Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS North Carolina
- BCBS NC Blue Value
- BCBS NC BlueOptions
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry Carelink - Carolinas HealthCare System Tier 2
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
More about Dr. William P Silver
Dr. Silver is a fellowship-trained, sports medicine orthopedic surgeon practicing at our Southpoint and north Durham offices. He holds a subspecialty certificate in orthopedic sports medicine as well as general orthopedics. He specializes in the treatment of the shoulder (rotator cuff repair, shoulder replacement, fractures), knee (ACL reconstruction, meniscus repair, cartilage restoration), and hip (arthroscopy). His goal is to return his patients to their pre-injury level of activity and to enable athletes and non-athletes to reach their full physical capabilities. Dr. Silver was born in Durham, NC and raised in Columbia, MO. He graduated from Duke University then received his medical degree from Wake Forest University. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Duke University where he served as an assistant team physician for Duke University and North Carolina Central University athletes. He finished his sports medicine training at UNC-Chapel Hill where he performed his sports medicine fellowship, caring for Tar Heel athletes alongside Drs. William Garrett, Timothy Taft, Louis Almekinders, and Spero Karas. Dr. Silver is one of the team physicians for the Durham Bulls. He is a founding member of the CASL (Raleigh?s Capital Area Soccer League) Sports Medicine Society. He has served as an orthopedic consultant to the PGA, LPGA, and Champion?s Tours and is Titleist Performance Institute certified. In the past, he has served as the medical director for the Shamrock Marathon in Virginia Beach, VA and as a team physician for Athens Drive High School (Cary, NC), the Norfolk Tides Minor League Baseball team, and Old Dominion University. In the community, Dr. Silver has served on the Blue Cross Blue Shield-North Carolina Physician?s Advisory Group, the board of directors of the Durham/Orange County Medical Society, and as the treasurer of the NC Orthpaedic Association?s PAC. He is a member of the North Carolina Medical Society and a graduate of the NCMS?s Leadership College. He is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and Piedmont Orthopedic Society.
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