Herbert Silverstein, MD, FACS  
Male, 86
sarasota, FL

Interests: Otolaryngology, Otology, Neurotology
Silverstein Institute
Florida Ear and Sinus Center
Sarasota, FL
Medical Practice
Silverstein Institute
Florida Ear and Sinus Center
Phone: 941-366-9222
Open for new patients
B.Sc, -, Dickenson CollegeUndergraduate, - 1957
MD, -, Temple University Medical SchoolGraduate, - 1961
M.Sc., -, Temple University Medical SchoolUndergraduate, - 1963
Medical Training
Philadelphia General Hospital - Internship - - 1962
Philadelphia Veterans Hospital - Residency - - 1963
Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary - Residency - - 1966
Board Certification
1967: Diplomat, American Board of Otolaryngology
Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, FL
Cape Surgery Center, Sarasota, FL
Clinical Professor Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery: University of South Florida, School of Medicine
Clinical Professor Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery: University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine
Honors & Awards
1957 Cum Laude: Dickenson College

1960 Alpha Omega Alpha: Temple University

1961 SAMA, Honorable Mention: Scientific Forum

1962 Charles Burr Award for Research: Philadelphia General Hospital

1966 First Prize Research Award: American Academy of Otolaryngology

1979 Best Doctors in USA: John Pekkanen, Simon and Shuster

1983 Tracoustics Outstanding Faculty Award: XVII Colorado Otology-Audiology

1984 Best Medical Specialist in the US: Town and Country

1992 Howard P. House Award: Ear Foundation, Nashville, Tennessee

1993 Best Doctors in America: Woodward & White. 1992 & 1993

1995 Guest of Honor: Intituto Otorrinolaringologico Antolicandela (Spain)

1995 Guest Speaker: XXX Graduation of Department of OTO-HNS, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

1996 Gold Medal Honor Award & Guest of Honor: Prosper Meniere’s Society

1997 Distinguished Service Award: American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

1998 Best Doctors in America: Woodward & White

1998 President: Otosclerosis Study Group

1999 Guest of Honor: Canadian ENT Society

2002 Guest of Honor: The Triological Society Southern Section

2002 Presidential Citation: American Academy of Otolaryngology

2004 Guest of Honor: Otosclerosis Study Group

2006 Award of Merit: American Otological Society
Professional Memberships
1967 Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

1967 American Board of Otolaryngology

1968 American Neurotology Society

1969 Member- Deafness Research Foundation

1970 New England Otolaryngological Society

1970 Massachusetts Medical Society

1970 Otosclerosis Study Group

1970 Association for Research in Otolaryngology

1971 Fellow American College of Surgeons

1971 American Medical Association

1971 American Council of Otolaryngology

1971 Philadelphia County Medical Society

1971 The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

1972 Fellow-American Society of Head and Neck Surgery

1972 Society of University of Otolaryngologists

1972 Philadelphia Laryngological Society

1972 Pan Pacific Surgical Association

1972 The Neurotology Group

1972 The Triologic Society

1973 American Otological Society

1973 Florida Chapter, American College of Surgeons

1973 Florida Medical Society

1973 Florida Society of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

1973 Sarasota County Medical Society

1979 President and Founder of Ear Research Foundation

1989 Barany Society

1989 North American Skull Base Society
About Me
President of the Ear Research Foundation, a non-profit organization I started in 1979 dedicated to research, education and community service for hearing and balance disorders

Published over 250 articles for scientific publications

Published 6 books, 20 test book chapters and 6 educations videos

Present regularly at National Conferences and have presented at three International Conferences

Trained 34 Fellows

Teach an Annual Minimally Invasive Otologic Surgery Course at the Silverstein Institute Numerous medical developments and surgical inventions including a Facial Nerve Monitor and the Silverstein MicroWick to deliver medication to the inner ear, and Laser STAMP to restore hearing in otosclerosis

Accomplished jazz pianist and composer with nine CD’s and one book on Jazz Harmony and Improvisation (proceeds from music endeavors are donated to the Ear Research Foundation)