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Luis Silva, MD

Comprehensive Ophthalmologist & Laser Cataract Surgeon

Board-certified, fellowship-trained Comprehensive Ophthalmologist. Dr. Silva specializes in cataract and glaucoma surgery and treatment, including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, glaucoma drainage implants,…

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Education

  • Fellowship

    • The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, NY

    • Quinze-Vingts National Ophthalmology Hospital, Paris, France

    • Venezuelan Association for the Advancement of Ophthalmology, Caracas, Venezuela

  • Medical

    • Central University of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela

  • Undergraduate

    • University of Carabobo, Valencia, Venezuela

Professional activities

  • Former President and Member

    Venezuelan Glaucoma Society
  • Member

    American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member

    American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Member

    American Glaucoma Society
  • Member

    Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology
  • Member

    Venezuelan Society of Ophthalmology
  • Member

    Ibero-American Glaucoma Society
  • Member

    World Glaucoma Association

Biography

Board-certified, fellowship-trained Comprehensive Ophthalmologist. Dr. Silva specializes in cataract and glaucoma surgery and treatment, including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, glaucoma drainage implants, and premium IOL placement. Dr. Silva completed most of his schooling and training in Venezuela before moving to France for a glaucoma fellowship. After practicing for a few years in Venezuela, Dr. Silva moved to New York and completed another fellowship at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. Dr. Silva is fluent in English, Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese. He was the president of the Venezuelan Glaucoma group and currently serves as a scientific reviewer for the Brazilian Archives of Ophthalmology.

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