Grand Rounds

Date: 12/18 & 25/2019
Time: 7:30 a.m.
2ACC Learning Center
Topic: No Conference
Facilitator: N/A

Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

MSC10 5600
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Phone: 505-272-2231 (clinic hotline) 505-272-4107 (academic office)
Fax: 505-272-8098

Selina Silva, MD (photo)

Name: Selina Silva, MD
Title: Associate Professor
Specialty: Pediatric Spine
Medical School: University of Colorado
Residency: University of New Mexico (UNM)
Fellowship:Pediatric Orthopaedic; University of Michigan

Dr. Selina Silva joined the Carrie Tingley Hospital (CTH) division of pediatric orthopaedics in September 2011. She is currently the Interim Medical Director at CTH and is an Assistant Professor in UNM’s Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation. She received her medical degree from the University of Colorado, in her hometown of Denver in May 2005 and completed her residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at UNM in June 2010. Following her residency training, Dr. Silva temporarily left New Mexico to complete a yearlong fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She is interested in the sub-specialties of Early Onset Scoliosis, Hip Dysplasia, Cerebral Palsy and Bone Health. Dr. Silva plans to continue her research endeavors in the areas of Fracture Management, Scoliosis, and Hip joint disorders.

Professional Memberships and Certifications

Dr. Silva is board certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. She is a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society, Western Orthopaedic Association, Association of Women Surgeons, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.


Publications on PubMed