Mr. Silverman has extensive experience in representing doctors, large single and multi-specialty doctor practices, licensed health care professionals, independent practice associations, accountable care organizations, ambulatory surgery centers, diagnostic and treatment facilities, management companies, medical societies and academies of medicine, not for profit organizations, licensed health care facilities and health care businesses.
He began his legal career as Assistant General Counsel at the Medical Society of the State of New York (“MSSNY”) where he handled all of the organization’s legal matters and advised its physician members on a variety of medical-legal issues. With over 30,000 members, MSSNY is New York State’s principal non-profit professional organization for physicians, residents and medical students of all medical specialties. The organization’s mission is to represent the interests of patients and physicians to assure quality healthcare services for all. After leaving MSSNY, Mr. Silverman entered private practice and for over twenty-five years he has devoted his full efforts to the practice of Health Law.
Since 1996, Mr. Silverman has been General Counsel to the Suffolk County Medical Society and the Suffolk Academy of Medicine. In addition, he serves as General Counsel to the Nassau County Medical Society and the Nassau Academy of Medicine. Mr. Silverman’s professional life has come full circle as he has the honor and privilege of being MSSNY’s General Counsel. He is also a member of the American Society of Medical Association Counsel.
Mr. Silverman frequently lectures on medical-legal issues to medical and legal organizations and was a Contributing Editor to HCPro publication The Radiology Manager’s Handbook – Tools and Best Practices for Business Success.
Mr. Silverman is a former member of the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association Health Law Section and was chair of the Section’s Healthcare Professionals Committee. He is a member of the New York State Department of Health Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Review Panel.
Mr. Silverman is a past president of Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington. He also serves on the Board of Advisors of the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post.