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Dr. Jose Silva
Dr. Jose Silva is a board certified urologist practicing in Central Florida.
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About Dr. Jose Silva
Dr. Jose E. Silva is a board-certified urologist that graduated from the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA. He received his medical degree from Universidad Central Del Caribe School of Medicine in Bayamon, PR. He completed his training in surgery and urology at the School of Medicine of the Medical Sciences Campus of the University of Puerto Rico, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Silva also holds a master's degree in Public Health from the University of Puerto Rico School of Public Health. Dr. Silva has focused his training in the evaluation and surgery of enlarged prostate (BPH) and kidney stones with minimally invasive therapies such as Green Light Laser, stone laser, and lithotripsy. He is a delegate of the American Board of Urology and a member of the North American Society of Sexual Medicine. Dr. Silva is fluent in English and Spanish.
Dr. Jose Silva is currently practicing in Central Florida. He performs surgeries of the genitourinary tract in both male and female. He performs surgery for BPH, stone disease, incontinence, erectile disfunction, and more. With BackTable, Dr. Silva is the co-host of our brand new urology series, sharing the mic with academia and private practice urologists.
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Podcasts Featuring Dr. Jose Silva
In this episode of BackTable Urology, Dr. Silva and Dr. Zamip Patel, a urologist specializing in male infertility and andrology at Southeast Male Infertility and Urology/Andrology, discuss infertility trends and causes, as well as artificial intelligence in surgical robotics and fertility.
Articles Featuring Dr. Jose Silva
Rezum is a minimally invasive procedure to reduce symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Rezum post-procedure practices consist of catheterization, antibiotics such as Bactrim and Celebrex, anti-inflammatory drugs including steroids, and patient counseling. Learn more about Rezum post-procedure best practices from urologist Dr. Seth Bechis.
When is Rezum treatment appropriate, where does it sit within the BPH treatment algorithm, and who is the ideal candidate? To answer these questions, Urologist Dr. Seth Bechis describes his approach to Rezum workup, including his process of initial treatment for BPH, and identifying ideal Rezum patients.
Compounding in urology serves as a powerful tool for customizing medication, enhancing efficacy, and addressing unique patient needs. Learn more about its role in managing conditions like erectile dysfunction and fertility issues, techniques for enhancing patient compliance, and the impact of increased regulation on compounded medications.
Compounded medications have advanced the treatment of urologic patients receiving testosterone replacement therapy, and have also shown improvements in patient satisfaction, fertility and efficacy of treatment. Learn more about the current state of compounding in testosterone replacement therapy and how to navigate compound medications as a provider.
Patients with testicular pain often refrain from discussing their symptoms with providers due to the stigma surrounding the topic. Learn more about how providers and patients alike can combat the stigma by acknowledging patient obstacles, improving the testicular pain evaluation, and advocating for men’s health initiatives.
Effective testicular pain treatment may involve anti-inflammatory medications, nerve blocks, neurolysis, or alternative approaches like physical therapy, yoga, and even acupuncture. Urologists Dr. Brahmbhatt and Dr. Silva discuss the various treatment methods for testicular pain, including surgical, medical, and musculoskeletal approaches.
Patients with chronic priapism require special considerations when undergoing penile implant surgery. Dr. Jonathan Clavell shares advice about assessing the extent of fibrosis present, special preoperative therapies, and additional surgical techniques in order to place a penile implant successfully.
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