Dr. Silver, Durham Orthopedics

Dr. 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 Orthopaedic 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 Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and Piedmont Orthopedic Society.

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Duke University

Board Certifications:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery 
Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Sports Medicine

Duke University Medical Center 

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Arthroscopy Association of North America

Piedmont Orthopaedic Society 

Durham-Orange County Medical Society
-President-Elect, assume presidency 1/2015 (elected position)
-also Board Member

AOSSM (American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine) 
-Council of Delegates (North Carolina representative) (elected position)

North Carolina Orthopaedic Association
-Treasurer - Political Action Committee

Blue Cross / Blue Shield of North Carolina
-Physician Advisory Group Member

Athena Healthcare
-Physician Advisory Board

North Carolina Medical Society
-Nominating Committee (review and propose applicants for leadership positions in Medical Society)

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
-Speaker, Practice Management Course (topic: Meaningful Use)

See Dr. Silver for your Chapel Hill orthopaedics services.