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Kenneth Silver

Kenneth Silver, MD

Specialties
  • Neurology

Kenneth Silver, M.D., is a pediatric neurologist at Shriners Children's Chicago and co-director of the muscular dystrophy MDA-affiliated clinic at the Shriners Children's Chicago. He is board certified in neurology and pediatric neurology from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. As a pediatric neurologist, he provides care for patients and investigates diseases of the nervous system, which include the brain, spinal cord and muscles.

Dr. Silver is a clinical associate at the University of Chicago and past program director for pediatric neurology training at the University of Chicago where he helped to train the next generation of pediatric neurologists. Dr. Silver was an associate professor at McGill University in Canada and worked at Shriners Children's Canada.

Areas of interest include treating spasticity in children with cerebral palsy, neuromuscular disorders, neurogenetics and movement disorders. Dr. Silver has a research and clinical interest in alternating hemiplegia of childhood.

Pediatric Care

Specialties and Areas of Care

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Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology, Neurology - General
Education and Training

Residency
Montreal Children's Hospital
Montreal, QC
1/1/0001

Residency
Montreal Neurological Institute
Montreal
1/1/0001

Medical Education
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK
Canada
6/30/1974

Internship
Children's Health Science Center
Center, Winnipeg
6/1/1975

Residency
Children's Health Science Center
Center, Winnipeg
6/1/1976

Residency
Montreal General Hospital
Montreal
12/31/1979

Academic Positions and Locations

No current Academic Teaching Positions

Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
Associate Professor

University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital
Associate Professor (Clinical)