Jeffrey Silver, MD
Jeffrey Silver, MD
  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Medical School University of Illinois - Chicago
Residency University of Illinois - Chicago
  • Emory University – Atlanta
Practice Locations
Societies & Affiliations
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Surgeons
Special Surgical Interests
  • Adult Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
  • Beating heart bypass surgery: OPCAB: Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Minimally invasive lung resections
  • VATS-Thoracoscopic lung surgery
  • Endografts for thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms
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Dr. Silver is Chairman of Surgery at Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois where he also served as director of cardiovascular surgery for five years.  A Chicago native, he attended Niles North High School in Skokie and then the University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana.

He received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1991 and continued at the University of Illinois for residency in General Surgery  finishing in 1997. During that time he was also a Research Fellow in the physiology department at Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

Dr. Silver then completed his Cardiovascular Surgery Fellowship at Emory University Medical Center in Atlanta in 2000 and subsequently joined another surgeon in Chicago to begin his practice.  He joined Cardiac Surgery Associates in 2011 where he continues to practice adult cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery.  Dr. Silver has special interest in less invasive approaches to cardiac and thoracic surgery.

Dr. Silver is also an active triathlete having completed the Ironman in Wisconsin, the Chicago Marathon as well as numerous other triathlon and running competitions. He also enjoys his free time as a wine collector and scuba diver.

Dr. Silver has been married to his beautiful wife for over 20 years, and they have three wonderful children.