Rodrigo C. Silva, MD

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Assistant Professor
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology

 

Clinic Interests

  • Congenital ear malformations, microtia, protruding ears
  • Hearing loss in children, bone conduction and cochlear implants
  • Ear infections, chronic ear disease, ear drum perforation, cholesteatoma
  • Treatment of airway problems, tonsil enlargement, sleep apnea

Research Interests

  • Wound healing of the middle ear and upper airway mucosa
  • Management of otitis media in children with cleft palate

Contact

Hampton Oaks ENT Clinic
Return Patient Appointments

  • Phone: (352) 265-9465
  • Fax: (352) 265-9466

ENT Call Center
New Patient Appointments

  • Phone: (352) 265-0920
  • Fax: (352) 627-4411

Academic Office

  • Phone: (352) 273-5199
  • Fax: (352) 392-6781

Email

 


Education

  • Fellowship Training
    Clinical and Research Fellowship
    in Pediatric Otolaryngology
    Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
    of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Residency Training
    Resident in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
    Faculty of Medical Sciences
    of the State University of Campinas
    Department of Otolaryngology
    Campinas (SP) Brazil
  • Surgical Internship
    Hospital of the Armed Forces
    Division of General Surgery
    Brasilia (DF) Brazil
  • Medical School
    University of Brasilia
    Brasilia (DF) Brazil

Board Certification

2007 – Brazilian Board of Otolaryngology
2005 – Educational Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates

Languages Spoken

English, Portuguese.

Publications

  1. Silva RC, Antonelli PJ. Biomaterials in tympanoplasty. Submitted, Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 1st Edition, Springer
  2. Silva RC, Rosen P, Simons JP. Oral manifestations of systemic diseases. In press, Pediatric Otolaryngology, 5th Edition, BC Becker.
  3. Silva RC, Simons JP, Chi DH, Yellon RF, Alper CM. Endoscopic management of plastic bronchitis. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011;137:401-403.
  4. Silva RC, Chi DH. Successful management of a trachea-innominate fistula in a 7-year-old child. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2010; 74:946-948.
  5. Bernardes R, Bortoncello S, Christiani TV, Sartorato EL, Silva RC, Porto PC. Molecular investigation in children submitted to cochlear implantation. Rev Bras Otorrinolaringol 72:333-336 (2006).
  6. Crespo AN, Silva RC. Stridor in children. In: Sih, T, Chinski A, Eavey R, Godinho R, editors. 5th IAPO Manual of Pediatric Otorrhinolaryngology. Lis Editora; 2006. p 108-114.
  7. Crespo AN, Silva RC, Melendez A, Calvinato JN. Differential diagnosis of neck masses in children. In: Sih, T, Chinski A, Eavey R, Godinho R, editors. 5th IAPO Manual of Pediatric Otorrhinolaryngology. Lis Editora; 2006. p 115-121.

Presentations

  1. Silva RC, Dohar JE, Hebda PA. Efficacy of Moxifloxacin 0,5% and Dexamethasone 0,1% combinatorial ear drop (Moxidex®) in a novel rat model of acute tube otorrhea. Presented as Podium presentation at the Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, May 2009, Seattle, WA.
  2. Silva RC, Simons JP, Chi D, Yellon RF, Alper CM. Plastic bronchitis in a 4 year-old child. Presented as Poster presentation at the Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, May 2009, Seattle, WA.
  3. Silva RC, McLevy JD, Mandell DL, Simons JP, Haibeck LE, Mehta D. Use of Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) in the management of psychogenic dysphagia in children. Presented as Podium presentation at the Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children Meeting. December 2008, Boston, MA.
  4. Silva RC, Chi D. Successful management of tracheoinnominate fistula in 7 year-old child. Presented as Podium presentation at the Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children Meeting. December 2008, Boston, MA.
  5. Silva RC. Approach to Pediatric Laryngeal Stenosis. Invited Grand Rounds speaker at the Department of Otolaryngology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. October 2008, Houston, TX.
  6. Silva RC. Evaluation of Pediatric Swallowing Disorders. Grand Rounds speaker at the Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh. July, 2008, Pittsburgh, PA.
  7. Chone CT, Silva RC, Altemani A, Crespo AN. Clinical and histopathological correlation of skin methastases in oral cavity cancer: how important is this issue? Presented as Poster presentation at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting. May, 2006, Chicago, IL.
  8. Silva RC, Sakano ES. Endoscopic, tomographic and microbiological evaluation of the upper airway and its correlations with genotype and severity of Cystic Fibrosis. Presented as Podium presentation at the Meeting of the Brazilian Association of Otolaryngology. 2006, Salvador, Brazil,
  9. Magalhaes RS, Silva RC, Mezzalira R, Caobianco G, Bianchini WA, Porto PC.Stapes surgery during residency training: 10-year experience. Presented as Podium presentation at the Triological Congress of Otolaryngology. 2005, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  10. Silva RC, Ortiz E, Sakano E. Clinical, pathological and microbiological features of primary atrophic rhinitis. Presented as Poster presentation at the Meeting of the Brazilian Association of Otolaryngology. 2004, Fortaleza, Brazil.