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Dr. Fernando Silva, MD

Neurological Spine Surgery*
4.1 (19)
Map Pin Small Shenandoah, TX
Accepting new patients
30 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Fernando Silva, MD

Dr. Fernando Silva, MD is a Neurological Spine Surgery Specialist in Shenandoah, TX. They specialize in Neurological Spine Surgery, has 30 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston Methodist the Woodlands Hospital and CHRISTUS Southeast Texas-Saint Elizabeth. Dr. Silva, completed a residency at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. Patients rated Dr. Silva an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Silva works at Houston Methodist Department of Neurosurgery in Shenandoah, TX with other offices in Houston, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Spine Deformities, Spinal Osteophyte and Scoliosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Humana as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Silva's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Medical Office Building 2
    17189 Interstate 45 S Ste 675, Shenandoah, TX 77385 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (214) 247-1247
  2. 2
    Scurlock Tower
    6560 Fannin St Ste 900, Houston, TX 77030 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (214) 247-1247

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Spine Deformities
Spinal Osteophyte
Scoliosis
Broken Neck
Back Pain
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Pathological Spine Fracture
Radiculopathy
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Fusion
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Brain Abscess
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chordoma
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Cranial Trauma
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Low Back Pain
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Meningiomas
Osteosarcoma
Pinched Nerve in Back
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Schmorl's Nodes
Secondary Malignancies
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Stenosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Upper Back Pain
Atherectomy
Brain Surgery
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Laminoplasty
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Neuroplasty
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • Humana
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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.1
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    About Dr. Fernando Silva, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurological Spine Surgery

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 30 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1194744763
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Il
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    Residency
    Internship
    • University Of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, Ma
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Houston Methodist Hospital
    • Houston Methodist the Woodlands Hospital
    • CHRISTUS Southeast Texas-Saint Elizabeth

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Fernando Silva, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Silva is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Silva has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Silva has seen patients for Spine Deformities, Spinal Osteophyte and Scoliosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Silva on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    19 patients have reviewed Dr. Silva. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Silva.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Silva, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Silva appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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