Dr. Timothy Silver

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Midlothian, VA
24 years experience male

Locations

Sheltering Arms Hospital -South

Midlothian, VA

Address

13710 St Francis Blvd, Midlothian, VA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

CIGNA Health Care

About

Bio

I joined Sheltering Arms as the Medical Director of our South hospital when it opened in 2005, and since earlier this year have the title of Chief Medical Officer for South Hospital. I have thoroughly enjoyed watching the growth of the hospital and the services we are able to provide for our patients over the past seven-plus years. My primary clinical interests include rehabilitation of neurological disorders, sports medicine, management of work-related injuries, and management and treatment of acute orthopedic injuries. I also enjoy prosthetic, orthotics and robotics and I have had the fortune of being able to work with exoskeleton research in the past. I earned my medical degree from the East Carolina University School of Medicine and completed my internal medicine internship at Yale University. Subsequently, I completed my physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at the Medical College of Virginia. I have held a faculty appointment at VCU since finishing my residency and currently have VCU residents working on my service fulltime at Sheltering Arms hospital South. Teaching has been a primary part of my professional career and it has carried over to my role at Sheltering Arms.<BR><BR>In addition to my many roles at Sheltering Arms, I work closely with the staff at Saint Francis Medical Center were I am on their Medical Executive Committee and Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. I am a Member-at-Large on the Board of Directors for the Association of Ringside Physicians, as well as a member of the AmericanCollege of Sports Medicine and the AmericanAcademy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. I have volunteered as a team physician for local high schools, have been the team physician for the USA Kickboxing team, which was instrumental in my connecting with the International Olympic Committee. I had the honor of serving as an athletic care physician at the 2004 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Athens, Greece and the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Torino, Italy. More recently, I was one of the team physicians for the Richmond Renegades ( professional hockey) during their last 4 seasons here in Richmond.<BR><BR>I volunteer as an Military Emergency Manager with the Virginia Department of Military affairs and also volunteer as a local medical examiner. I have been recognized by the Presidential Volunteer “Call to action” Award Committee with a life time achievement award for Volunterism in 2007, 2010.<BR><BR>I have a wonderful wife of 21 years and 4 fantastic children. We love the outdoors and travel, I often will be seen with a first aid bag at any of their many sporting activities.<BR>

Specialties
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Sports Medicine

Doctor Q&A

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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
24 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See a Specialist: A speech, language pathologist can do an evaluation and also help with corrective therapy in most cases. If it is determined that the cause is anatomi ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
24 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Time: The time you spend may be the limiting factor. You need adequate rest for muscle recovery prior to the next workout. If your time resting is spent not ... Read More
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Discuss with MD: Carpal metacarpal arthritis is treatable, treatments vary from antiinflamitory medications and splinting, to joint replacements. Discuss your issues w ... Read More

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Aug 29, 2013
Dr. Silver is one of the premier doctors in his field and has been recognized nationally by his peers as an expert in physical medicine (at this writing he is locally #1). I highly recommend him if y...Read More
Oct 30, 2013
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Dr. Silver has a special way in addressing challenging questions to make the answer logical and concrete. His wide range of knowledge is obvious in his answers. I recommend Dr. Silver.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Mine was caused by a punch from my patient...I'm a LPN. Thanks!! :)
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, NC
Graduated 1997MD

Residency

NORWALK HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION
Completed 1998

Residency

Virginia Commonwealth University /MCV
Completed 2001

Awards

Presidential Call to action award for Volunteerism, 2008, 2010

Affiliations

Clincal associate professor VCU/MCV Department of PM&R
Association of Ringside Physicians- Board of Directors
American Academy of PM&R- Fellow
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