Originally from Upstate New York, Dr. Silverman received his BA with High Honors (for Lyme Disease research) from Middlebury College in Vermont, his Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine, and his MBA (Entrepreneurship) from DePaul’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business in Chicago. His professional focus includes kidney and liver disease, abdominal surgery, surgical oncology, wound care, dentistry, infectious disease and shelter medicine, pharmacology and pain management, parasitology, pediatrics, geriatrics and end-of-life hospice care. Dr. Silverman is the founder of CARF: The Critical Animal Relief Foundation, a non-profit 501c3 animal rescue and advocacy organization committed to saving the lives of at-risk cats and dogs in Chicago and beyond. He serves on the review board for Magic Bullet Fund for canine cancer fund.
Dr. Silverman enjoys working with pets and their owners and takes pride in providing top-notch care for all of his patients. He enjoys communicating with his clients which allows him to answer any and all of your questions directly. Dr. Silverman also ensures the highest quality of care during your visit and runs a “best practices hospital,” which means he and his staff provide owners and their pets with comprehensive medical and surgical expertise.