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Kenneth H C Silver, M.D.

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  • Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Languages: English, French

Expertise

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

Research Interests

Stroke Rehabilitation

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Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 443-997-5476
1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

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601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6754
10803 Falls Road
Pavilion 3, Suite 2100
Lutherville, MD 21093 map

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Howard County

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6754
10700 Charter Drive
Suite 205
Columbia, MD 21044 map

Background

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.

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Titles

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

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Education

Degrees

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

Residencies

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

Board 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.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • 2017 Baltimore Magazine Top Doctor

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