Dr. Joseph Shepsel Silverman MD Psychiatrist

Dr. Joseph Silverman is a psychiatrist in Altoona, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including James E. Van Zandt Veterans Affairs Medical Center and UPMC Altoona. He received his medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and has been in practice for 55 years. He is one of 5 doctors at James E. Van Zandt Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 6 at UPMC Altoona who specialize in Psychiatry.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Psychiatrist: General Psychiatry

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Psychiatry, 1960–1963

Allegheny General Hospital-Western Pennsylvania Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1959–1960

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Class of 1959

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Psychiatry

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Graceful exit: a useful concept?
Silverman, J.S.


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