Dr. Jose Silva

Dr. Jose Silva on the BackTable URO Podcast

Dr. Jose Silva


Dr. Jose Silva is a board certified urologist practicing in Central Florida.


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About Dr. 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. Silva

Ep. 14

Patient Selection for GreenLight & Other BPH Treatments

Urologist Dr. Francisco Gelpi discusses surgical treatments for BPH with a special focus on the minimally-invasive GreenLight Laser prostatectomy.


Ep. 12

Management of Cystitis & Pelvic Pain Syndrome

Dr. Yahir Santiago-Lastra, director of the Women's Pelvic Medicine Center at UC San Diego Health, shares her approach to cystitis and pelvic pain syndromes.


Ep. 9

Tips & Tricks for Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL)

Dr. Margaret Pearle, the Vice Chair of Urology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, joins us to discuss percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL).


Ep. 8

Men's Sexual Health

Dr. Jose Silva interviews high-volume prosthetic urology surgeon Dr. Jonathan Clavell about erectile dysfunction counseling and penile implants.


Ep. 7

Bringing APPs Into Your Practice

Dr. Aditya Bagrodia and Dr. Jose E Silva interview Brad Hornberger, PA-C in the UTSW Urology department, about bringing advanced practice providers (APPs) into your practice, and how to do it successfully.


Ep. 4

Management of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Dr. Jose Silva talks with Urologist Dr. Yahir Santiago-Lastra from UC San Diego Medical Center about the diagnosis and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction in women.


Ep. 3

Management of Testicular Cancer

Dr. Jose Silva talks with Urologist Dr. Aditya Bagrodia from UT Southwestern Medical Center about the medical and surgical management of testicular cancer.


Ep. 2

Management of Bladder Cancer

Dr. Jose Silva talks with Urologist Dr. Aditya Bagrodia from UT Southwestern Medical Center about the medical and surgical management of bladder cancer.


Ep. 1

Hitting Reset

Anish Parikh interviews Urologist Dr. Jose (Oche) Silva about his experiences building a practice from scratch after training, and then a Category V hurricane forced him to start over again.


Articles Featuring Dr. Silva

Testicular Cancer and Fertility After Orchiectomy

The testes are responsible for sperm production, so many patients have concerns about testicular cancer and fertility preservation after radical orchiectomy.

Young man consulting with his Urologist about testicular cancer and fertility after orchiectomy

MicroRNA Testing: The Latest in Testicular Cancer Markers

Testicular cancer markers are the first step in working up a testicular mass, but are not elevated in all testis cancers. MicroRNA biomarkers are elevated in roughly 90% of testis cancers.

Blood test for testicular cancer markers.

Coloplast Titan & AMS 700 Penile Implant Device Considerations

The Coloplast Titan is one of the most popular three-piece inflatable penile prostheses in the United States. During penile implant surgery, each piece can be adjusted to fit the patient. Learn about the Coloplast Titan and how it compares to the AMS 700.

Coloplast Titan penile implant

Penile Implant Post-Operative Care: Pain Management, Medications, & Implant Cycling

Diligent post-operative care for penile implant surgery is essential because infection, capsule formation, and penile implant post-op pain are possible. A strict regimen of antibiotics, pain medications, and patient education can improve post-operative patient outcomes.

Penile implant post-op pain medication gabapentin

PCNL Procedure Techniques

Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL), a minimally invasive alternative to open kidney stone surgery, is a surgical technique that is used to remove large or complex kidney stones.

pcnl surgery kidney stone

PCNL Nephrostomy Tube Insertion & Management

Certain PCNL patients will require a nephrostomy tube, a catheter that drains urine from the kidney to an external bag.

nephrostomy tube placement

Sling Surgery Techniques & Post-Op Management

Sling surgery is the most common type of surgery to treat female incontinence. This article explains the differences between different types of sling surgery including TOTs, TVTs, and mini-slings. Sling surgery recovery guidelines are also discussed.

Boston Scientific’s Advantage Fit sling device for TVT sling surgery

Non-Surgical Treatment Options for Female Incontinence

Non-surgical options for female incontinence treatment are important for patients who don’t want to have surgery. They include anticholinergics, pessaries, bulking agents, and pelvic floor physical therapy.

Woman doing pelvic floor exercises for female incontinence treatment

Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause: Medical & Holistic Treatment Approaches

Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause is a new term that describes various menopausal syndromes including dryness, irritation, and recurrent UTIs. This article covers clinical and holistic treatments for genitourinary syndrome of menopause.

Female physician talking to a patient about genitourinary syndrome of menopause.

Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause: Procedural & Surgical Management

Genitourinary syndrome of menopause can have manifestations that are refractory to estrogen and pelvic floor therapy treatment, such as incontinence and cystitis. This article discusses various procedural and surgical options for these patients.

A surgeon performing a urinary diversion with cystectomy to treat complications of genitourinary syndrome of menopause.

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