Dr. William B Silverman MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. William Silverman is a gastroenterologist in Iowa City, Iowa. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Iowa City Veterans Affairs Health Care System and University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He received his medical degree from Universite Libre de Bruxelles Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 30 years. He is one of 19 doctors at Iowa City Veterans Affairs Health Care System and one of 17 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Office Location

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Iowa City Veterans Affairs Health Care System

Education & Medical Training

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1985 - 1987

Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1988 - 1990

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1987 - 1988

Universite Libre de Bruxelles Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Publications & Presentations

Long-term biliary endoscopic sphincterotomy restenosis: incidence, endoscopic management, and complications of retreatment.
Elmi, F., Silverman, W.B.

Biliary sphincter of Oddi dysfunction type I versus occult biliary microlithiasis in post-cholecystectomy patients: are they both part of the same clinical entity?
Elmi, F., Silverman, W.B.

Improved oral intake after palliative duodenal stenting for malignant obstruction: a prospective multicenter clinical trial.
Piesman, M., Kozarek, R.A., Brandabur, J.J., Pleskow, D.K., Chuttani, R., Eysselein, V.E., Silverman, W.B., Vargo, J.J., Waxman, I., Catalano, M.F., Baron, T.H., Parsons, W.G., Slivka, A., Carr-Locke, D.L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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