Dr. Howard J. Silberstein , MD

Neurological Surgery and Pediatrics

(585) 342-7783

Howard J Silberstein MD
1445 Portland Ave Ste 305
Rochester, NY 14621


Dr. Silberstein has been a member of the URMC Faculty since 1999 and is the Staff Neurosurgeon at Golisano Children's Hospital at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. He received his medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He interned in General Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Rutgers Medical School at Camden New Jersey Campus. He completed his Neurosurgery training at the University of Connecticut/Hartford Hospital training program. This included a 6-month clinical research fellowship at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Silberstein completed a fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Children's Hospital in Philadelphia. He has his medical licensure in New York State and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons as well as the American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has professional hospital and administrative appointments at Rochester General Hospital, Strong Memorial Hospital, Highland Hospital and Unity Hospital all located in Rochester, NY. He has membership in the American Medical Association, New York State Medical Society, Monroe County Medical Society, American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He has been involved in Neurosurgical Resident training from 2000 until the present. Dr. Silberstein operated on 25 children with central nervous system tumors over the past year. He has extensive experience in resection of tumors located in eloquent regions of the brain and spinal cord. Dr. Silberstein utilizes state of the art technologies: operating microscope, endoscopy and neuronavigation in the surgical treatment of children with brain tumors.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 34 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Vermont

Graduation Date: in 1985

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Rochester General Hospital
  • Unity Hospital
  • Strong Memorial Hospital

Specialties: Neurological Surgery and Pediatrics

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Empire PPO
  • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • Excellus BCBS Base Bronze Silver Gold Platinum Plans
  • Excellus BluePPO
  • Fidelis Care NY State of Health HBX
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthNow - NYSOH Mrktplace
  • Highmark Community Blue PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Health Plan Premier HMO - Individuals
  • MVP Preferred PPO
  • MVP Premier Plus HMO Small Groups
  • MVP Secure - NY
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Silberstein's Office Information

Fax: (585) 533-8982
Website: rochesterregional.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Tue9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wed9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Thu9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Fri9:00 AM-4:30 PM

Doctor Silberstein's Other Office Information

Rochester Neurosurgery Partners
601 Elmwood Ave # 670
Rochester, NY 14642
(585) 276-3049

Fax:(585) 527-6266
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Tue8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wed8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Thu8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Fri8:00 AM-4:30 PM

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