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Department Hematology and Medical Oncology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.6833
Desk:
216.445.9275
Fax:
216.444.9464
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Anticoagulation Therapy
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Cancer Center
  • Hematology
View all 4 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Blood Clots
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Factor V Leiden
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in Children
  • Hemophilia
  • Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Lupus Anticoagulant
  • Myelodysplasia
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Platelet Disorders
  • Protein C and S Deficiencies
  • Prothrombin Gene Mutation
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (Ttp)
  • von Willebrand's Disease
View all 21 Specialties +
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Biography

About Bernard Silver, MD

Bernard Silver, MD, is a Staff Member in the Department of Hematological Oncology and Blood Disorders at the Cleveland Clinic’s main campus. His specialty interests include Coagulation disorders (bleeding and thrombosis), including hemophilia, von Willebrand's disease, clotting factor deficiencies or inhibitors, thrombophilia (excess clotting), lupus anticoagulant or antiphospholipid syndrome, thrombocytopenia (ITP, TTP), and hemolytic anemia.

Dr. Silver is also an Associate Editor of the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, Course Director for Hematology at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and Program Director of bone marrow biopsies for Taussig Cancer Institute.

Dr. Silver earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, Mich. He completed an internship and residency at Northwestern University Evanston Hospital in Evanston, IL. He also completed a fellowship at University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor.

He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with additional certifications in Hematology and Oncology.

He has been an invited lecturer and presenter on various aspects of coagulation, such as hemophilia, von Willebrand's disease and factor inhibitors as well as antiphospholipid syndrome and thrombophilia, among many others. Dr. Silver has also published a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals on topics related to anemia and adult thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2004

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Michigan Health System
Hematology & Medical Oncology
Ann Arbor, MI USA
1981

Residency - Northwestern University Evanston Hospital
Internal Medicine
Il USA
1978

Internship - Northwestern University Evanston Hospital
Internal Medicine
Il USA
1976

Medical Education - University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI USA
1975

Undergraduate - University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI USA
1971

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Hematology
  • Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology

Specialty Interests

Coagulation disorders, including hemophilia, von willebrand's disease, clotting factor deficiencies or inhibitors, thrombophilia, lupus anticoagulant or antiphospholipid syndrome, thrombocytopenia (ITP,TTP), hemolytic anemia.

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Bernard Silver, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 12/30/2021, Dr. Silver has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

46 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

10 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022

An exceptional physician.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

I couldn't ask for better care than what I received from Dr. Bernard Silver.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

Dr. Silver was very thorough and helpful.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2022

Dr Silver has a great amount of knowledge & answered all my many questions

Reviewed on May 5, 2022

Dr. Silver and the fellow were wonderful.

Reviewed on May 5, 2022

Excellent coordination of service providers.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2022

Dr. Silver has been part of my care team for many years...he's a great guy and a great doctor...he's very knowledgeable about HHT, which is a fairly obscure blood disorder...very friendly, very easy to work with, know about all studies/trials and is very patient to make sure I understand answers to questions...he is very gracious with his time, I never feel rushed...I'm grateful to have Dr. Silver as an important part of my care team. I'd add that Carol McDonald that works with Dr. Silver is also fantastic...she is generally who I interact with when I think I need to get bloodwork done and iron infusions ordered...like Dr. Silver, she is accessible, friendly, responsive and great to work with.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2022

Dr. Silver has been wonderful. With my extensive history, I appreciate his thoroughness. I love his friendly, caring & personal approach. I'm grateful I found him when I moved to Cleveland.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

Dr. Silver is the best doctor I've ever had. He is always so thorough and concerned about how I am doing. I feel my blood disorder is completely under control because of his care.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

My experience was excellent. Wait time was short, nurse was pleasant, Dr. Silver was pleasant. I was able to get scheduled for a needed test right away and that had no wait time. Very pleased with the service and care at this appointment.

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