Joel R. Silverman, MD, FACP, FCCP, a Pulmonologist with St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center

Get to know Pulmonologist Dr. Joel R. Silverman, who serves patients in Roslyn, New York.

Dedicated to continuing education and unique in his focus on pulmonology, Dr. Silverman is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP). 

With over three decades of experience in his field, he is affiliated with St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center in Roslyn, New York. It is New York’s only specially designated cardiac center and offers one of the leading cardiac care programs in the nation.

Back in 1974, Dr. Silverman earned his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He then went on to complete his residency in internal medicine at North Shore University Hospital.

Among the doctor’s most notable achievements, he is board-certified in both internal medicine and pulmonary medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world. He is also the recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award (2016, 2018) and Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2016, 2018). 

Pulmonology is a medical specialty that deals with diseases involving the respiratory tract. A pulmonologist is an internal medicine physician who specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions and diseases that affect the lungs, bronchial tubes, and the respiratory system, including the nose, pharynx, and throat.

Learn more about Dr. Joel R. Silverman:

Through his findatopdoc profile, or through St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center, 


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Karen Johnson

Karen Johnson is an Associate Content manager for FindaTopDoc and responsible for working with distinguished physicians in documenting their significant accomplishments in their field. Karen is a CPR instructor and is a member of her local theater group.