Dr. Ronald Chiko Silvestri MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Ronald Silvestri is a pulmonologist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 40 years. Dr. Silvestri accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 31 doctors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
High performing in Pulmonology

Education & Medical Training

University of Colorado
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1974–1975

University of Washington
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1975–1977

University of Washington
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1977–1979

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Critical Care Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Pulmonary Disease

MA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Chadwick Medal for Outstanding Contributions, Massachusetts Thoracic Society
2010

S. Robert Stone Award for Outstanding Teaching, Harvard Med School & Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr
2004

Publications & Presentations

Evaluation of subacute and chronic cough in adults
Silvestri RC, Weinberger SE

Treatment of subacute and chronic cough in adults
Silvestri RC, Weinberger SE

How well do second-year students learn physical diagnosis? Observational study of an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).
Hamann, C., Volkan, K., Fishman, M. B., Silvestri, R. C., Simon, S. R., Fletcher, S. W.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Alabama PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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