Eric A. Silverstein, M.D.
Academic Director of Orthopaedic Surgery
and Director of Musculoskeletal Oncology


Ph: 860.714.9623
Fax: 860.714.8446
1000 Asylum Avenue
Suite 4301
Hartford, CT 06105

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Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Oncology, Musculoskeletal Oncology

Clinical Interests:
Musculoskeletal oncology (Soft tissue and Bone tumors), total joint replacement, trauma

In Practice Since: 2006

Web Site: Connecticut Musculoskeletal Cancer Alliance

Practicing with Saint Francis Since: 2009

Group practice: Saint Francis Medical Group, Inc.

Board Status:
Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

M.D.: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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Dr. Silverstein received two bachelor degrees and graduated summa cum laude and in the top 1% of his class at Rutger’s University, New Brunswick, N.J. He then completed his medical degree and finished in the top of his class from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y.

Following completion of medical school, he served as an intern and resident in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Connecticut Health Center. As a senior resident, he completed his pediatric orthopaedic experience at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. He later served as a chief orthopaedic surgical resident at Hartford Hospital and the University of Connecticut Health Center.

Dr. Silverstein then pursued his passion in musculoskeletal oncology by completing the Enneking / Scarborough / Gibbs fellowship at the University of Florida Health Center and Shand’s Hospital. He then returned to Connecticut where he became an Assistant Professor and chief of musculoskeletal oncology at the University of Connecticut Health Center. After establishing this new program, he later joined the full-time faculty at Saint Francis Hospital and Cancer Center where he is the Director of musculoskeletal oncology and Academic Director of orthopaedic surgery.

Dr. Silverstein runs a busy clinical practice of musculoskeletal oncology, total joint replacement and trauma. He has established the Connecticut Musculoskeletal Cancer Alliance which is an integrated network of dedicated, multi-disciplinary services, physicians and health care staff with focus on musculoskeletal tumors. He continues to teach and gives frequent lectures in the tri-state area. In addition, he is pursuing several research interests and most recently is actively involved in hardware design.

1000 Asylum Avenue Suite 4301
Hartford, CT 06105
Phone: 860.714.9623
Fax: 860.714.8446

35 Nod Road Suite 104
Avon, CT 06001
Phone: 860.714.4085
Fax: 860.714.8134

Accepting New Patients: Yes
Accepting Children: Yes
Accepting Medicaid: Yes
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Languages Spoken: English