Howard J. Silberstein, M.D.

Howard J. Silberstein, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 670
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-1606
Fax: (585) 273-3022


The biographical information for Howard J. Silberstein, M.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Joseph V. McDonald Teaching Award | URMC Neurosurgery Residents 2005

Recent Journal Articles

Perlmutter,D. H.; Campbell,S.; Rubery,P. T.; Vates,E. G.; Silberstein,H. J. "Aneurysmal bone cyst: surgical management in the pediatric cervical spine". Spine. 2009; 34(1): E50-53.
Silberstein, H.J. "Childhood Brain Tumors: Signs & Symptoms". Doctor's Advice ( A publication of the Monroe County Medical Society). 2008; 1(3): 22-23.
2002 May
Midrio P, Silberstein HJ, Bilaniuk LT, Adzick NS, Sutton LN. "Prenatal diagnosis of terminal myelocystocele in the fetal surgery era: case report." Neurosurgery. 2002 May; 50(5):1152-4; discussion 1154-5.
1991 Jul
Saleh J, Silberstein HJ, Salner AL, Uphoff DF. "Meningioma: the role of a foreign body and irradiation in tumor formation." Neurosurgery. 1991 Jul; 29(1):113-8; discussion 118-9.
1990 Dec
Wagle VG, Hall A, Voytek T, Silberstein H, Uphoff DF. "Aqueductal (pencil) glioma presenting as neurogenic pulmonary edema: a case report." Surgical neurology. 1990 Dec; 34(6):435-8.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Neurosurgery (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Department of Neurology, Child Neurology (SMD)
Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD)


Pediatric Neurological Surgery - American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery
Neurological Surgery - American Board of Neurological Surgery


MD | Medicine | Univ of Vermont Coll Medicine1985
BS | Zoology | George Washington University1981

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Neurological Surgery at Childrens Hospital of Phildelphia09/05/2000 - 09/04/2001
Residency in Neurological Surgery at Hartford Hospital07/01/1986 - 06/30/1991
Internship in Surgery at Cooper University Hospital06/25/1985 - 06/28/1986