Mitchel U Silverman, MD Independent Medical Examiner
Curriculum Vitae

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Other Locations: Scottsdale, Arizona

Specialty 1: Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty 2: Hand Surgery

Specialty Focus: Certified American Board of Orthopeadic Surgery (ABOS) ; Added Qualifications In Surgery of the Hand ; Impairment Rater: AMA Guides 5th Edition (IAIME) & AMA Guides 6th Edition (ABIME) ; OWCP Provider

Medical School: University of Miami School of Medicine

License(s): California, Arizona, Florida, New jersey

Years in Practice: 42

  • 30 years performing IMEs
  • 7500 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 750 times

IME Certification: IAIME/AADEP


Additional Information

Dr. Silverman, was born in New York City, New York. He attended High School in Freeport, New York, and college at Union College in Schenectady, New York. Prior to medical school he did a year of research at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, a teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School. Dr. Silverman, went to medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He completed his General Surgery training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and Orthopaedic Residency at State University of New York, Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn. After residency, Dr. Silverman completed a combined microsurgery/hand and upper extremity fellowship at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, in Miami, Florida. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has performed well over 6,000 orthopedic surgeries. He is a member of several professional orthopaedic organizations including Fellowship in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, is a member in the American Society of Surgery of the Hand, Fellow of The International Academy of Independent Medical Examiners. Dr. Silverman's practice is limited to Forensic (Medical-Legal) Consulting for Workers' Compensation and Personal Injury, as well as Second Opinion and Surgical Consultations pertaining to the entire Orthopaedic Musculoskeletal system. He evaluates the injured party, reviews medical records and renders his opinions in a comprehensive medical report. He is a Certified Impairment Rater in both the 5th and 6th AMA guides. When indicated, he is available for Depositions and to give testimony as an Expert Witness. Presently, Dr. Silverman continues to be active athletically and is an avid golfer. He has coached many years in youth sports notably Little League Baseball. Dr. Silverman served on the Board of Trustees at Sierra Canyon School from 2009-2014, one of the finest preparatory schools in the Los Angeles area.