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Kenneth H C Silver, MD

Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Appointment Phone

443-444-4714

Main Location

Good Samaritan Professional Building

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Titles

  • Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Expertise

Back Pain, Electrodiagnostic Medicine (EMG), Neurologic Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spasticity, Stroke Rehabilitation

Research Interests

Stroke Rehabilitation

Biography

Dr. Kenneth H. C. Silver is an associate professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He serves as the vice chair for clinical affairs in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins Medicine and medical director of the comprehensive integrated inpatient rehabilitation program at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital in Maryland.

His clinical and research interests include stroke rehabilitation, injection procedures to manage abnormal muscle tone (spasticity) and electrodiagnostic procedures (EMG).

Dr. Silver earned his medical degree and completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Maryland. He joined Johns Hopkins Medicine in July 2004. He previously served as chief of the Division of Rehabilitation in the Department of Neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Silver was on the full-time faculty at Johns Hopkins in physical medicine and rehabilitation from 1984 through 1994 before leaving for the University of Maryland. During that time, he maintained a part-time faculty position at Johns Hopkins.

He has authored and co-authored numerous papers and book chapters in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation, and has received grant funding in the areas of dysphagia and stroke rehabilitation. He has conducted clinical trials on the use of medications to treat spasticity in stroke patients, and has lectured nationally and internationally.

Languages

  • English
  • French

Additional Resources

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  • Education +

    Training

    • University of Maryland School of Medicine (Baltimore MD) (1980)

    Residencies

    • University of Maryland Medical Center / Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Baltimore MD) (1983)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab / Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (1985)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Silver’s clinical and research interests include stroke rehabilitation, injection procedures to manage abnormal muscle tone (spasticity) and electrodiagnostic procedures (EMG). He has conducted clinical trials on the use of medications to treat spasticity in stroke patients and has lectured nationally and internationally.

    Dr. Silver has authored and co-authored numerous papers and book chapters in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation, and has received grant funding in the areas of dysphagia and stroke rehabilitation.

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    Kenneth Silver, MD, Physiatrist

    Dr. Silver is a clinical physiatrist whose primary clinical practice focuses on stroke rehabilitation, injection procedures to manage abnormal muscle tone (spasticity) and electrodiagnostic procedures (EMGs).

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    Locations

    Good Samaritan Professional Building
    5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
    Baltimore, MD 21239
    Phone: 443-444-4491
    Appointment Phone: 443-444-4714
    Fax: 443-444-4943
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 410-614-4030
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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-7800
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    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 410-614-4030
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    Department/Division

    • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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