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Qualifications and Experience
Doctor Silverman is a native of Forest Hills where he attended the Forest Hills Jewish Center and Forest Hills High School. He received a Bachelor's degree from Syracuse University and his Medical degree from the State University of New York At Downstate in Brooklyn. Together with Dr. Sosnowik, he completed both his medical residency and gastroenterology fellowship at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where he also remains on staff and contributes time to teaching. He has presented medical research at national meetings and has published articles in medical journals.
Verified Patient Reviews
Doctor is friendly and did a thorough exam. Office staff is very nice and accommodating
I was a new patient and Dr Silverman not only saw me for my gastroenterology needs but also did my blood work for a full check up. He is very personable and kind. The staff at the office were all professional and made me feel very comfortable.
Dr. Silverman was very nice and thorough. I will defiantly be coming back and have him as my PC! The staff was also very nice and friendly.
Well received by a friendly and competent staff and doctor.
Very professional. Straight to the point. Basically found the exact problem which wasn't so obvious right away.
Very professional .
Always a very pleasant experience with Dr. Silverman and staff. Highly recommended.
He was very patient and explained all options. He gave great referrals and was right on point with my issues. He explained things in a manner that was easily understood.
This was my first time and I had a wonderful experience from beginning to end. I waited less than 10 minutes to see Dr Silverman. He was funny, warm, thorough and knowledgeable. I have been sick on and off for the past 2 months and in the hospital 2 times. I have seen several doctors without resolution. Dr. Silverman went the extra mile and on my first visit he figured out the problem!! I highly recommend him.
Was seen almost immediately - doctor was thorough and accommodating and the staff were great too. Highly recommended.
The wait was way to long. I was there for about an hour an a half and most of that time was spent waiting for he doctor or his nurses.
As always, Dr. Silverman was professional, courteous and accurate, as was his staff.
Dr Silverman has great bedside manner. He's very likable. I loved that he does all testing, including sonograms and endoscopy, right in the office.
Dr. didn't return my emergency call to his service, he called in Rx to wrong pharmacy, voicemails and messages left through his website not returned. He did tests on me couldn't find anything wrong with me and didn't know what to do for me, which is ok I'm a reasonable person I know doctors are not god but all the other stuff is outrageous. I had to suggest a certain drug which would make me feel better. I had to press him for another urine culture test which came back the next day, which it was negative, but bearing in mind that the doctor knew I was in alot of discomfort he nor anyone else had the courtesy to let me know the result until I called at end of week. I had to press him for the antibiotic through the emergency line. By the way my bladder was empty and I asked his assistant to please provide some water -- he brings me 1 cup and then I had to ask again which still wasn't enough. I wound up having to go back the next day to give urine. He acknowledged that I was in pain and seemed sympathetic and nice in the beginning. What a phony. His office manager is rude. His colleague rudely wedged into my consultation with Dr. Silverman as I was entering the room and I had to stand outside in the hallway waiting for him to leave. He's running a school there too which is weird and if I had from the beginning seen the painting of the bullfighter with the speared bleeding bull at his front desk I would have walked out immediately. Stay away!
First time there. He was very honest and nice sense of humor. Liked him very much and will be returning.
My visit was great, this doctor has all up to date machines to do all the exams right away. I was so happy that I went there. I don't like going to the Doctor, but he made this a good experience. I would highly recommend him, very cordial and answered all questions. Thank you again. Rosa O
Excellent Doctor, who goes over every detail, to make sure that your body is acting the way it needs to. I would recommend him to everyone.
The staff is very courteous and prompt in gathering personal/medical/insurance information. Dr. Silverman did his due diligence to diagnose and treat me as he always does. I recommend his office to everyone I know.
Very thorough and kind. Took time to listen and provide explanation. Staff was friendly and informative. Felt very comfortable.
Very nice and professional doctor. In my first visit i received a sonogram and breath test. No time wasted! two days later going in for an endoscopy. Great attention and attitude from all the staff. Very happy with my visit.
I've been seeing Dr Silverman for over 20 years and he is a very good diagnostician. If something isn't right or a medication doesn't work he will try something else.i also like that many procedures are performed in his office I would recommend as I have to friends
Dr. Silverman is a true mench. He made me feel comfortable from the word "hello" and doesn't waste time with redundancies. I will def be going back!
Great doctor, and great staff. I definitely recommend.
I had a great experience. The office is very up to date and all services were handled in one office.
Professional. Great bedside manner and humor. Definitely will see him again if needed.
Doctor Sosnowik took care of me. He is an excellent doctor. I'll definitely recommend him.
Very nice Pleasant Doctor. Would highly recommend and will go back if needed
Great doctor and to the point.
He was very professional and wanted to help me, front desk staff are too loud and a bit slow but all turned out well.
Terrible Doctor, He doesn't care about his patients. I asked him a question about changing my diet because I had stomach problems he said the diet that is recommended for my problem doesn't matter because no one follows it. After our first visit he made me come back for my results another time. They said they were going to call me when they had the results never did. So I called them when I went to the doctors office they made me pay just to obtain my results. Also the doctor made me wait in the waiting room for 2 hours and would walk by me like he didn't know me the entire time.
He made me feel really comfortable and at ease. Unlike the doctor I've seen prior to him. Thank you so much
Very good initial visit. Doctor seemed very bright, attentive, asked the right questions. Good sense of humor; put me at ease. Staff helpful and efficient in planning my colonoscopy. Recommended!
Very nice, friendly and knowledgeable doctor. Easy to talk to and great sense of humor. Would highly recommend.
Thorough and informative!
Dr. Silverman is professional, quick and efficient. Highly recommended and will return for future visits.
Dr. Silverman was very professional, friendly, explained everything and answered all questions. Highly recommend!
I thought Dr. Silverman was very friendly and easy to talk to. He really makes you feel at ease and walks you step by step what needs to be done and asks all the right questions.
His support staff was very nice and Dr. Silverman was very congenial- able to take my mind off the gross reason I was there!
I had a great experienced with my visit to Dr. Silverman. I felt relieved and feel great after seeing him and his staff. A smile, a positive attitude, a listening ears and great environment are some of the things that makes us feel better. This is a place to get better:)
very professional and friendly, explained everything what he did.