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Primary Area of Expertise

Child Abuse & Neglect

Expert Witness Profile

Dr. Silverstein is an award-winning, Board-Certified pediatrician with over 30 years experience as a clinician and medical educator. His current practice includes providing pediatric emergency and urgent care in a highly populated urban setting. Dr. Silverstein has also supervised medical students, residents, and physician assistants in the pediatric emergency room. He is a former Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at the New York Medical College.

Dr. Silverstein is the author of several books including a Board Review Study Guide used by Pediatric Residents preparing for their specialty certification.

Dr. Silverstein has experience providing medical consultation for plaintiffs, prosecutors, and defendants in civil and criminal cases. He is experienced in distinguishing between accidental and non – accidental injury, evaluating potential evidence of child neglect, and opining on the pediatric standard of care and pediatric protocols. He has appeared as a testifying expert at both deposition and trial.

Education & Licenses

MD, State University of New York / Downstate; Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics; Diplomat American Board of Pediatrics; Fairfield County Medical Society Member