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Michael E. Silverman, MD, FACC

Dr. Michael Silverman Dr. Michael Silverman
Currently the practice's Managing Physician, Dr. Michael Silverman joined Cardiovascular Specialists in 1994 after completing a cardiology fellowship at Temple University in Philadelphia. He is Board-Certified in Cardiovascular Disease and has special interests in echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Silverman also has a strong interest in cardiovascular disease in athletes, especially those who participate in endurance sports. Under his direction, our echocardiography program achieved accreditation by IAC, the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission. He is presently Medical Director of the practice's nuclear medicine department, which is also accredited by IAC.
A member of the Active physician admitting staff at Howard County General Hospital, he is past president of the HCGH Professional Staff. He currently serves as Chairman of the Department of Medicine at HCGH and is a champion of the electronic medical record. His community involvement includes past membership on the Board of Directors of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults and the Columbia Association Medical Advisory Board. A Baltimore native, he now resides in Ellicott City with his wife and has two daughters living in Chicago.  Dr. Silverman's personal interests include cycling and triathlons.  He has completed three Ironman triathlons (including KONA) and numerous other athletic endurance events.

Office Location

Cardiovascular Specialists of Central Maryland
Location: 10710 Charter Drive Suite 400
Columbia, Maryland 21044-2991

Phone: 410-997-7979
Fax: 410-997-9231

Appointments: 443-276-6050

Primary Specialty

  • Clinical Cardiology

Other Specialties

  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology


  • B.A. - Magna Cum Laude: 1978-1982
    Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Medical Education
  • M.D.: 1983-1987
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Internal Medicine: 1987 - 1991
    Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Cardiology: 1991 - 1994
    University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, Maryland

Academic Appointments

  • Chairman, Department of Medicine : 2008-Present
    Howard County General Hospital, Columbia, Maryland
  • President of the Professional Staff : 2007
    Howard County General Hospital, Columbia, Maryland
  • Vice-President of the Professional Staff : 2006
    Howard County General Hospital, Columbia, Maryland
  • Vice-Chairman, Department of Medicine : 2004
    Howard County General Hospital, Columbia, Maryland

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease: 1995
    American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine: 1990
    American Board of Internal Medicine

In Practice Since



  • Howard County General Hospital, Columbia, Maryland – Active Staff, 1994-Present
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • American College of Cardiology - Fellow
  • American Society of Echocardiography