Roy Silverstein, MD

Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of Medicine; Associate Director, Medical Scientist Training Program; Senior Investigator, Versiti Blood Research Institute; Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology


  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Department of Medicine
    Division of Hematology and Oncology


Roy Silverstein, MD, is Professor and Chair Emeritus of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin Division of Hematology and Oncology. He graduated from Emory University School of Medicine in 1979, and then completed his residency and fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Silverstein is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Oncology.

Research Interests

Dr. Silverstein's 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. His clinical interests include thrombosis, hemostasis, and myeloproliferative neoplasms. Dr. Silverstein has published over 200 articles which include papers in Blood, Nature Medicine, J. Clinical Invest, and J. Exp Med.