Lorenzo Silvestri, MD

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Lorenzo Silvestri
150 S Huntington Ave


Lorenzo Silvestri, MD is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Boston University School of Medicine. He is also a retired medical officer from the Italian Airborne Brigade. After he retired, he moved to the US with his family to start a postgrad fellowship at BUSM. His main interests are the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal pathologies affecting veterans and conducting lab research on cartilage biology and restoration, where he often serves as PI.

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System


  • University of Florence, MD


  • Published on 10/1/2014

    Tornetta P, Kocher MS, Probe RA, Foster TE, Silvestri L. Myth busters: an AOA symposium: AOA critical issues. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Oct 1; 96(19):e170. PMID: 25274798.

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  • Published on 12/8/2011

    DeHaan AM, Axelrad TW, Kaye E, Silvestri L, Puskas B, Foster TE. Does double-row rotator cuff repair improve functional outcome of patients compared with single-row technique? A systematic review. Am J Sports Med. 2012 May; 40(5):1176-85. PMID: 22156169.

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  • Published on 1/1/2010

    Foster TE, Wolfe BL, Ryan S, Silvestri L, Kaye EK. Does the graft source really matter in the outcome of patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction? An evaluation of autograft versus allograft reconstruction results: a systematic review. Am J Sports Med. 2010 Jan; 38(1):189-99. PMID: 20051509.

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