December 5, 2018 – Cardiologist David Silber, DO, a specialist in heart failure, has joined the Englewood Health Physician Network and Englewood Hospital. His clinical interests include advanced heart failure, transplant cardiology, pulmonary hypertension, and heart disease and pregnancy.
“As a specialist in the treatment of advanced heart disease, I look forward to working closely with internists and cardiologists throughout our community for the benefit of patients in need of specialized care,” says Dr. Silber. “I’m committed to patient and family education, to helping patients understand their disease and treatment options.”
“I am pleased,” he adds, “to join the Englewood Health Physician Network, where my expertise in treating patients with heart failure, cardiogenic shock, and other life-threatening conditions will help extend the spectrum of outstanding cardiac care already available in our community through Englewood Hospital’s Heart and Vascular Institute.”
Board certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine, with additional certification in adult echocardiography, Dr. Silber received his DO from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and is now board eligible in advanced heart failure and transplantation cardiology. He did his internal medicine residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, a cardiovascular disease fellowship at NYU Winthrop Hospital, and an advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology fellowship at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.
“We are very excited to welcome Dr. Silber to our team of renowned specialists and providers. Dr. Silber’s expertise in heart failure will help meet an important need in our community,” said Dr. Stephen Brunnquell, president of the Englewood Health Physician Network. “As our network continues to grow, we remain focused on ensuring that our patients have access to leading care right here, in their own backyard.”
Dr. Silber is skilled in a variety of interventional procedures for treating heart failure, including the placement of mechanical circulatory support devices, as well as other advanced medical therapies for managing heart failure and pulmonary hypertension. He also treats general cardiology patients with coronary artery disease, arrhythmias, and valvular disease.
Dr. Silber is a member of the American College of Cardiology, the Heart Failure Society of America, and the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT). At the 2018 ISHLT annual meeting, in France, he gave a poster presentation on research on the safety of right heart catheterization in patients with left ventricular assist devices.