Dr. Melvin J Silverstein MD Surgeon

Dr. Melvin Silverstein is a surgeon in Newport Beach, California and is affiliated with Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian. He received his medical degree from Albany Medical College and has been in practice for 49 years. Dr. Silverstein accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 34 doctors at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1965–1970

Albany Medical College
Class of 1965

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 43 years in Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Radiotherapy for breast cancer, the TARGIT-A trial.
Harness, J. K.,Silverstein, M. J.,Wazer, D. E.,Riker, A. I.

Risk of recurrence of ductal carcinoma in situ by oncotype Dx technology: Some concerns.
Lagios, M. D.,Silverstein, M. J.

DCIS Treated with Excision Alone Using the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Guidelines.
Wehner, P.,Lagios, M. D.,Silverstein, M. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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