Daniel L. Silbergeld M.D.

Daniel L. Silbergeld M.D.

Bio

Dr. Silbergeld is the Arthur A. Ward Jr. professor of neurological surgery and is based at the UW Medical Center. He is also an adjunct professor of…

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Personal Interests

Fly-fishing, working out and spending time with my family.

Clinical Interests

Brain tumors

Epilepsy surgery

Functional brain mapping for language, movement and sensation

Pituitary tumors

Gamma Knife radiosurgery

Research Interests

Glioma invasion and motility

The use of high-intensity focused ultrasound to temporarily disrupt the blood-brain barrier to enable delivery of chemotherapeutic agents to brain tumors

Education

  • InstitutionCredentialYear
  • Univ. of Cincinnati College of MedicineMedical education1984
  • UW - Dept. of NeurologyFellowship
  • UW - Dept. of NeurosurgeryResidency
  • UW - Dept. of SurgeryFellowship
  • UW - Dept. of SurgeryInternship

Board Certifications

  • CertificationSpecialtyYear
  • American Board of Neurological SurgeryNeurological Surgery1995
Dr. Silbergeld is the Arthur A. Ward Jr. professor of neurological surgery and is based at the UW Medical Center. He is also an adjunct professor of pathology. He specializes in tumors of the central nervous system, pituitary tumors, epilepsy surgery and radiosurgery with the Gamma Knife. He is board-certified in neurological surgery.

His research program focuses on gliomas, a type of brain tumor, and on methods to break the blood/brain barrier to deliver chemotherapy to malignant brain tumors.

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