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Dr. Jose Silva on the BackTable Urology Podcast

Dr. Jose Silva

Urologist

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

Episode #152

Urology

This week on BackTable Urology, Dr. Ben Chew, professor and clinical researcher with the University of British Columbia, provides valuable insights on laser treatments for kidney stones.

Episode #148

Urology

In this episode, Dr. Wayne Kuang (MD for Men LLC in Albuquerque, NM) discusses his initiative to redefine the benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) care pathway for patients, doctors, and the healthcare industry.

Episode #143

Urology

In this episode, host Dr. Jose Silva and Dr. Padraic O’Malley, a urologic oncologist from University of Florida Health, discuss how to diagnose and treat upper tract urothelial carcinoma.

Episode #142

Urology

In this episode of the Backtable Urology Podcast, Dr. Jose Silva invites Dr. Ali Kasraeian, urologic oncologist in Jacksonville, Florida, to discuss his experiences with the Aquablation technique for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Episode #141

Urology

In this episode, Dr. Aaron Fritts and Dr. Jose Silva invite interventional radiologist Dr. Jamil Muasher to highlight the potential that interventional radiologists possess in offering prostate biopsy work alongside Urology colleagues.

Episode #138

Urology

In this episode of BackTable Urology, Dr. Jose Silva and Dr. Bilal Chughtai discuss their workup for benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) and how they use GreenLight Laser therapy and pharmacologic interventions to treat this common condition.

Episode #137

Urology

In this episode, host Dr. Jose Silva speaks with Dr. Duke Herrell, CEO and CMO of Virtuoso Surgical, a robotic surgery tool known for its exceptional dexterity and precision.

Episode #132

Urology

This week on BackTable Urology, Dr. Jose Silva and Dr. David Sas, a pediatric nephrologist at the Mayo Clinic-Rochester, discuss clinical presentation and prevention of kidney stones in children as well as workup of metabolic diseases.

Episode #130

Urology

This week on BackTable Urology, Dr. Jose Silva invites Mark Goldberg, a certified sex therapist, to discuss psychogenic erectile dysfunction and his role as a sex therapist for patients and couples.

Episode #125

Urology

In this episode of BackTable Urology, Dr. Jose Silva interviews Dr. Andrew Sun, director of the Center for Men's Health at Urology Partners of North Texas, about various men's health issues, such as sexual dysfunction, low testosterone, and infertility.

Episode #124

Urology

In this episode of BackTable Urology, Dr. Jose Silva interviews Dr. Mohit Khera, professor of Urology at Baylor College of Medicine, about hypogonadism and testosterone replacement therapy.

Episode #120

Urology

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.

Episode #116

Urology

This week on BackTable Urology, Dr. Aditya Bagrodia, Dr. Ashley Winter, and Dr. Jennifer Anger explore truths and myths about women’s health topics, covering pelvic floor health, sexual health, and postpartum care.

Episode #112

Urology

This week on BackTable Urology, Dr. David Albala, chief of urology at Crouse Hospital, and Dr. Jose Silva discuss the benefits and integration of biomarkers in prostate cancer diagnosis.

Episode #110

Urology

In this episode of BackTable Urology, Dr. Jose Silva and Dr. Suzette Sutherland, director of Female Urology at the University of Washington in Seattle, discuss new therapies for overactive bladder (OAB).

Episode #102

Urology

In this episode of BackTable Urology, Dr. Silva invites Dr. Ronald Cadillo to speak about the realities of reconstructive surgery and bladder neck reconstruction, and explore the challenges of transitioning from performing oncologic surgeries to reconstructive surgeries.

Episode #101

Urology

This week on the BackTable Urology Podcast, Dr. Jose Silva invites Dr. Seth Bechis onto the show to discuss the diagnosis and treatment of BPH with Rezum, a minimally invasive surgical that uses water vapor to dissolve prostate tissue.

Episode #100

Urology

On this episode of BackTable Urology, Dr. Jose Silva and Dr. Jay Simhan, director of reconstructive urology at Fox Chase Cancer Center, discuss how urologists can demonstrate their value to hospital systems.

Episode #98

Urology

On this episode of BackTable Urology, Dr. Jose Silva invites endocrinologist Dr. Rodrigo Valderrabano onto the show to discuss the impact of testosterone replacement therapy on hypogonadic patients and prostate cancer survivors.

Episode #90

Urology

En este episodio de BackTable Urology, Dr. Jose Silva entrevista a Dr. Jose Saavedra, un especialista de salud sexual en Puerto Rico, sobre tratamientos mínimamente invasivos y cirugía para Peyronie 's disease.

Episode #88

Urology

En este episodio de BackTable Urology, Dr. Jose Silva entrevista a Dr. Ramon Virasoro sobre los tratamientos diferentes para estrecheces uretrales.

Episode #87

Urology

In this episode of BackTable, Dr. Jose Silva interviews Dr. Aaron Schneider, a pharmacist, and Dr. Jordan Grant, a urologist, about compounding pharmacies and their uses in providing medications to treat urological conditions.

Episode #86

Urology

In this episode of BackTable, Dr. Jose Silva and Dr. Justin Dubin chat about the benefits and pitfalls of using social media to network with colleagues and to educate patients about urological conditions.

Episode #85

Urology

In this episode of BackTable Urology, Dr. Jose Silva interviews Dr. Ali Kasraeian, a private practice urologic oncologist in Jacksonville, about different techniques and research on prostate cancer screenings.

Articles Featuring Dr. Jose Silva

Management of Erectile Dysfunction: The Role of Stress & Mental Health

Sex therapist Mark Goldberg and urologist Dr. Jose Silva emphasize the comprehensive evaluation and management of erectile dysfunction, recognizing the influence of various life stressors on patients' sexual performance beyond physiological factors.

Psychogenic Aspects of Erectile Dysfunction & Sexual Performance Conditions

Erectile dysfunction, a prevalent form of sexual dysfunction, intertwines with various factors like performance anxiety and premature ejaculation, requiring a holistic treatment approach integrating both psychological and physiological considerations, as advocated by sex therapist Mark Goldberg and urologist Dr. Jose Silva.

Tools for Prostate Cancer Screening & Risk Stratification

A variety of prostate cancer screening tools can be used to aid in patient selection for biopsy, in addition to guiding prostate cancer risk stratification. Urologists Dr. Jose Silva and Dr. Ali Kasraeian detail the role of multiparametric MRI and molecular testing in the early detection of prostate cancer.

An Overview of Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines

The digital rectal exams and PSA blood tests both possess limitations as prostate cancer screening tools. Urologists Dr. Jose Silva and Dr. Ali Kasraeian share insight on society guidelines and research for PSA screening, decision-making, and patient education through a detailed risk-benefit analysis of prostate cancer detection.

Optimizing Testosterone Treatment: Clinician Perspectives & Therapeutic Innovations

Dr. Mohit Khera shares his approach to testosterone therapy, detailing considerations for patients seeking fertility preservation, various oral testosterone formulations, and the importance of managing estrogen levels.

The Role of Testosterone in Hypogonadism

Urologists Jose Silva and Mohit Khera speak on the nuanced role of testosterone in both the understanding and diagnosis of hypogonadism in male patients.

Testosterone and Prostate Cancer: Testing & Treatment Modalities

Urologist Jose Silva and endocrinologist Rodrigo Valderrábano explore the complexities of testosterone and prostate cancer treatment, sharing critical clinical insights and diagnostic techniques.

Rethinking Testosterone Therapy in Prostate Cancer Survivors: An Early Look at Positive Clinical Trial Data

Urologist Dr. Jose Silva and endocrinologist Dr. Rodrigo Valderrábano dive into the groundbreaking research that’s exploring the viability of testosterone treatment in prostate cancer survivors. The doctors discuss the importance of proper patient selection and preliminary findings from Dr. Valderrábano’s clinical trial.

Rezum Post-Procedure: Symptoms, Recovery, & Medications

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 recovery timelines.

Rezum Prostate Procedure Technique: ‘Less is More’

The Rezum procedure uses steam that is injected into the prostate to relieve benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) symptoms. Urologist Dr. Seth Bechis describes his experience with Rezum treatment techniques.

Rezum Treatment for BPH: Who Is The Ideal Patient?

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.

Optimizing Compounded Medication Drawing

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 Testoterone Replacement Therapy Drawing

Compounded medications have advanced the treatment of urologic patients receiving testosterone replacement therapy. Learn more about compounded testosterone injections, compounded HCG, and more!

Surgeons performing penile surgery

Surgery for Peyronie's Disease is not always a straightforward answer. This article covers the options, candidacy, and management for Peyronie's Disease.

XIAFLEX injection being loaded for treatment of peyronie’s disease

XIAFLEX injections for Peyronie's disease, categorized as acute, can offer up to a 30% improvement in the degree of curvature and should be paired with a penile traction therapy device (e.g. RestoreX). Learn more.

Urothelial Carcinoma

Upper tract urothelial carcinoma is a rare entity that should be risk stratified in order to provide optimal treatment. This article discusses the features of high and low grade disease and treatment options based on risk classification.

Doctor discussing testicular pain and scrotal pain with patient

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.

Patient visiting with a physician about associated testicular pain

Effective testicular pain treatments may involve anti-inflammatory medications (Meloxicam), surgery, or musculoskeletal approaches. Urologists Dr. Brahmbhatt and Dr. Silva discuss the various methods.

A backtable set up for sacral neurostimulation procedure.

Electrical stimulation of the sacral nerve can help ease symptoms of overactive bladder. This article covers evaluation of a patient for electric neurostimulation, considerations for device selection, and possible complications.

Penile implant surgery consultation

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.

Penile Implant Infection Signs & Treatment

It is important to know penile implant infection signs because it is a treatable complication after surgery. Urologist Dr. Jonathan Clavell shares his advice when looking for penile implant infection signs and his advice for penile implant infection treatment on the BackTable Urology Podcast.

Peyronie's disease surgery for penile implant

Peyronie’s disease is caused by fibrous scar tissue in the penis that causes painful, curved erections. Dr. Jonathan Clavell shares his Peyronie's disease surgery tips for penile implants.

A vial of botox treatment for for overactive bladder.

Botox for overactive bladder is a relatively safe and effective treatment procedure. This article discusses the ideal patient for overactive bladder Botox therapy, side effects, and describes the bladder botox procedure for administration and sedation.

Blue light cystoscopy screening for bladder cancer recurrence

Blue light cystoscopy is useful in managing bladder cancer, both for complete tumor resection in the OR and as routine surveillance office cystoscopy to monitor bladder cancer recurrence.

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