Roy Silverstein, MD

Roy Silverstein, MD, MCW Board of TrusteesRoy Silverstein, MD, is the Linda and John Mellowes Professor and Chair of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Silverstein joined MCW in 2011 after a distinguished clinical and research career at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, where he was division chief of hematology/oncology for 11 years, followed by service as vice chair for translational research at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Lerner Research Institute and chair of the department of cell biology.

Dr. Silverstein is board-certified in internal medicine, hematology, and oncology. His current research interests include laboratory-based translational research on the molecular, cellular, and genetic causes of common human vascular disorders – including thrombosis, angiogenesis and atherosclerosis. Dr. Silverstein has published more than 150 scholarly journal articles, including manuscripts in Blood, Nature Medicine, Journal of Clinical Investigation, and Journal of Experimental Medicine. His clinical interests include thrombosis, hemostasis and myelo-proliferative neoplasms.

Dr. Silverstein received his Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical sciences from Brown University, graduated from Emory University School of Medicine in 1979, and completed his residency and fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.