Michael D. Silverstein, MD

Professor, Pediatrics

Michael Silverstein
88 E. Newton St Vose Hall

Biography

Dr. Michael Silverstein is the Director of the Division of General Pediatrics and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at BUSM, as well as the Vice Chairman for Research for the Department of Pediatrics. He attended Harvard University and Harvard Medical School and completed his medical training at the University of Washington, where he also did his fellowship in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program. He joined the Boston University faculty in 2004.

Dr. Silverstein’s work focuses on family-based mental health, specifically maternal depression, traumatic stress, and addiction in newborns and infants, among other topics that allow him to exercise his commitment to working with low-income and under-served children. This passion is something Dr. Silverstein pursues here at BMC as well as outside the hospital, having served as the medical Director at Action for Boston Community Development Head Start for more than seven years. He also sits on several committees whose objectives are concerned with improving access to and quality of care for disadvantaged populations. He lives in the Boston area with his wife and two children.

Other Positions

  • Director (Section), General Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Associate Chief Medical Officer for Research and Population Health, Boston Medical Center
  • Active Staff Privileges, Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center

Education

  • Harvard University, MD
  • University of Washington, MPH
  • Harvard College, BA

Publications

  • Published on 4/3/2018

    Wachman EM, Schiff DM, Silverstein M. Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment. JAMA. 2018 Apr 03; 319(13):1362-1374. PMID: 29614184.

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  • Published on 3/27/2018

    Broder-Fingert S, Walls M, Augustyn M, Beidas R, Mandell D, Wiltsey-Stirman S, Silverstein M, Feinberg E. A hybrid type I randomized effectiveness-implementation trial of patient navigation to improve access to services for children with autism spectrum disorder. BMC Psychiatry. 2018 Mar 27; 18(1):79. PMID: 29587698.

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  • Published on 3/20/2018

    Grossman DC, Curry SJ, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW, Kemper AR, Krist AH, Kubik M, Landefeld S, Mangione CM, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW. Behavioral Counseling to Prevent Skin Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. JAMA. 2018 03 20; 319(11):1134-1142. PMID: 29558558.

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  • Published on 3/19/2018

    Walls M, Cabral H, Feinberg E, Silverstein M. Association Between Changes in Caregiver Depressive Symptoms and Child Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2018 Mar 19. PMID: 29557858.

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  • Published on 2/13/2018

    Grossman DC, Curry SJ, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW, Kemper AR, Krist AH, Kurth AE, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Phipps MG, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW. Screening for Ovarian Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. JAMA. 2018 02 13; 319(6):588-594. PMID: 29450531.

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  • Published on 1/9/2018

    Grossman DC, Curry SJ, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW, Kemper AR, Krist AH, Kurth AE, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Phipps MG, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW. Screening for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. JAMA. 2018 01 09; 319(2):165-172. PMID: 29318284.

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  • Published on 1/8/2018

    Sox CM, Tenney-Soeiro R, Lewin LO, Ronan J, Brown M, King M, Thompson R, Noelck M, Sutherell JS, Silverstein M, Cabral HJ, Dell M. Efficacy of a Web-Based Oral Case Presentation Instruction Module: Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. Acad Pediatr. 2018 Jan 08. PMID: 29325913.

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  • Published on 1/1/2018

    Kemper AR, Krist AH, Tseng CW, Gillman MW, Mabry-Hernandez IR, Silverstein M, Chou R, Lozano P, Calonge BN, Wolff TA, Grossman DC. Challenges in Developing U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Child Health Recommendations. Am J Prev Med. 2018 Jan; 54(1S1):S63-S69. PMID: 29254527.

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  • Published on 12/12/2017

    Grossman DC, Curry SJ, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW, Kemper AR, Krist AH, Kurth AE, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Phipps MG, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW. Hormone Therapy for the Primary Prevention of Chronic Conditions in Postmenopausal Women: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. JAMA. 2017 12 12; 318(22):2224-2233. PMID: 29234814.

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  • Published on 11/1/2017

    Kemper AR, Barnett ED, Walter EB, Hornik C, Pierre-Joseph N, Broder KR, Silverstein M, Harrington T. Drinking Water to Prevent Postvaccination Presyncope in Adolescents: A Randomized Trial. Pediatrics. 2017 Nov; 140(5). PMID: 29061871.

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