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Mauricio Silva, M.D.

Professional Titles & Positions
Medical Director, Orthopaedic Institute for Children
Medical Director, Urgent Care Center, Orthopaedic Institute for Children
Associate Clinical Professor, UCLA/Orthopaedic Institute for Children Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles
Primary Area of Practice
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Language(s) Spoken
English
Spanish
Practice Location(s)
Orthopaedic Institute for Children 403 West Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007 Appointments: Phone (213) 741-8330 Fax (213) 741-8338
Renee and Meyer Luskin Children's Clinic 1250 16th Street, Suite 2100, Santa Monica, CA 90404 Appointments: (424) 259-6593 Fax (424) 259-6588
Hospital and Institute Affiliation(s)
Orthopaedic Institute for Children
Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Education
Medical Degree: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia, 1987-1993.
Fellowship: Research Fellowship in Total Joint Reconstruction, Joint Replacement Institute at Orthopaedic Hospital, University of California Los Angeles, August 1999-September 2003.
Fellowship: Research Fellowship in Musculoskeletal Complications in Hemophilia, International Hemophilia Treatment Center, Orthopaedic Hospital, University of California Los Angeles, August 1999-September 2003.
Fellowship: Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Hospital, Los Angeles, August 2004-July 2005.
Clinical Interest
Pediatric Orthopaedic Trauma
Musculoskeletal Complications of Hemophilia
Affiliations
Sociedad Colombiana de Cirugía Ortopedica y Traumatología, 1999-Present
Musculoskeletal Committee, World Federation of Hemophilia, 2000-Present
Western Orthopaedic Association, 2005-Present
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Associate Member, 2010-Present
Senior Vice-Chair, Musculoskeletal Committee of the World Federation of Hemophilia, 2012-Present
Junior Vice-Chair, Musculoskeletal Committee of the World Federation of Hemophilia, July 2010-July 2012
Member, Steering Committee of the International Registry on Knee Arthroplasty in Hemophiliacs, 2010-Present
Member, Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee, National Hemophilia Foundation, 2010-Present
Member, Medical Advisory Board, Hemophilia Federation of America, 2004
Research Interest
Pediatric Orthopaedic Trauma
Musculoskeletal Complications of Hemophilia
Awards and Recognition
José Vicente Bernal Award, Sociedad Colombiana de Ortopedia y Traumatología, 1997.
Colombian National Academy of Medicine Award, 1997.
Henri Horoszowski Memorial Prize, XXIII International Congress of the World Federation of Hemophilia, 1998.
The G. June Marshall Award-Excellence in Research, Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital, 2002.
Henri Horoszowski Memorial Prize, XXV International Congress of the World Federation of Hemophilia, 2002.
Technological Advancement Award, German Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedics Today, 2004.
Professional Links
http://ortho.ucla.edu/
Publications
1. Silva M, Luck JV, Siegel M. 32P Chromic Phosphate Radiosynovectomy for Chronic Hemophilic Synovitis. Haemophilia, 7 Suppl (2):40-49, 2001.
2. Park SH, Silva M, Bahk WJ, McKellop H, Lieberman J.: Effect of Repeated Irrigation and Debridement on Fracture Healing. J. Orthop. Res., 20(6):1197-1204, 2002.
3. Park SH and Silva M. Effect of Intermittent Pneumatic Soft Tissue Compression on Fracture Healing in an Animal Model. J Bone Joint Surg, 85(A);8: 1446-1453, 2003.
4. Park SH and Silva M. Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Enhances Fracture Healing: Results of an Animal Model. J Orthop Res, 22(2):382-7, 2004.
5. Luck JV, Silva M, Rodriguez-Merchan C, Ghalambor N, Zahiri CA, Finn RS.: Hemophilic Arthropathy. J Am. Acad. Orthop. Surg., 12:234-245, 2004.
6. Silva M and Luck JV. Long term results of primary total knee replacement in hemophilia. J Bone Joint Surgery-Am, 87(A):85-91, 2005.
7. Silva M, Luck JV. Radial Head Excision and Synovectomy in Patients with Hemophilia. J Bone Joint Surg-Am, 89(A):2156-2162, 2007.
8. Pasta G, Forsyth A, Merchan CR, Mortazavi SMJ, Silva M, Mulder K, Mancuso E, Perfetto O, Heim M, Caviglia H, Solimeno L. Orthopaedic Management of Hemophilic Arthropathy of the Ankle. Haemophilia, 14 (Suppl. 3):170-176, 2008.
9. Park SH and Silva M. Intermittent Pneumatic Soft Tissue Compression: Changes in Medullary Canal and Periosteal Blood Flow. J Orthop Res, 26(4):570-7, 2008.
10. Silva M, Luck JV, Quon D, Young CC, Chin D, Ebramzadeh E, Fong YJ. Inter and Intra-observer Reliability of Radiographic Scores Commonly used for the Evaluation of Hemophilic Arthropathy. Haemophilia, 14(3):504-12, 2008.
11. Silva M and Luck JV. Radial Head Excision and Synovectomy in Patients with Hemophilia. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 90, Suppl 2:254 - 261, 2008.
12. Silva M, Pandarinath R, Farng E, Park SH, Caneda C, Fong YJ, Penman A. Inter and Intra-observer Reliability of the Baumann Angle of the Humerus in Children with Supracondylar Humeral Fractures. Int. Orthop, 34 (4):553-556, 2010.
13. Spencer H, Wong M, Fong YJ, Penman A, Silva M. Prospective Longitudinal Evaluation of Elbow Motion Following Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures. J Bone Joint Surg, Am. 92:904-910, 2010.
14. Vyas S, Ebramzadeh E, Behrend C, Silva M, Zionts LE. Flexion-Type Fractures of the Proximal Tibial Physis: A Report of Five Cases and Review of the Literature. J Pediatr Orthop B, 19(6):492-496, 2010.
15. Bales J, Spencer H, Wong M, Fong J, Zionts LE, Silva M. The Effects of Surgical Delay on the Outcome of Pediatric Supracondylar Humeral Fractures. J Pediatr Orthop, 2010.
16. Silva M and Moazzaz P. Coronal Shear Fracture of the Distal Humerus in an Eleven-Year-Old Patient. A Case Report. In press, J Pediatr Orthop B, 2010. Llinas A, Silva M, Pasta P, Luck JV, Asencio JG, Fernandez-Palazzi F, Caviglia H, Manco-Johnson M, Seuser A. Controversial subjects in musculoskeletal care of hemophilia: Cross fire. Haemophilia, 16 (Suppl 5): 132-135, 2010.
17. Silv, M and Moazzaz P. Coronal Shear Fracture of the Distal Humerus in an Eleven-Year-Old Patient. A Case Report. J Pediatr Orthop B, 20(1):50-55, 2011.
18. Bernthal NM, Hoshino CM, Dichter D, Wong MA, Silva M. Recovery of Range of Motion Following Pediatric Lateral Condyle Fractures of the Humerus. J Bone J Surg, Am. 93-A(9):871-877, 2011.
19. Silva M, Wong T, Bernthal NM. Outcomes of Reduction More Than 7 Days After Injury in Supracondylar Humeral Fractures in Children. J Pediatr Orthop, 31(7): 751-756, 2011.
20. Pribaz JR, Bernthal NM, Wong T, Silva M. Lateral Spurring Following Pediatric Lateral Condyle Fractures. J Pediatr Orthop, 32(5):456-60, 2012
21. Silva M, Luck JV, Leissinger C. Opinions on Radiosynovectomy for Chronic Hemophilic Synovitis: Point/Counterpoint. Haemophilia, 1-7, 2012.
22. Silva M, Eagan M, Wong MA, Dichter D, Ebramzadeh E, Zionts, LE. A Comparison of Two Approaches to the Closed Treatment of Low-Energy Tibia Fractures in Children. In press, J Bone Joint Surg (Am), 2012.
23. Spencer HT, Dory FJ, Zionts LE, Dichter DH, Wong MA, Moazzaz P, Silva M. Type II Supracondylar Humerus Fractures: Can Some be Treated Non-operatively? Submitted for publication, J Pediatr Orthop, 2012.
Reviews
1. Silva M and Schmalzried TP. Metal-on-Metal: History, Basic Science, and Toxicity. Seminars in Arthroplasty, 14(2): 113-122, 2003.
2. Silva M, Luck JV, Llinas A. Chronic Hemophilic Synovitis: The Role of Radiosynovectomy. Treatment of Hemophilia Monograph Series, No. 33, World Federation of Hemophilia, 2004.
3. Heisel C, Silva M, Schmalzried TP. Bearing Surface Options in Total Hip Replacement. Instructional Course Lectures, 53:49-66, 2004.
4. Luck JV, Silva M, Rodriguez-Merchan C, Ghalambor N, Zahiri CA, Finn, RS.: Hemophilic Arthropathy. J Am. Acad. Orthop. Surg., 12:234-245, 2004.
5. Silva M, Heisel C, Schmalzried TP. Metal-on-metal total hip replacement. Clin Orthop., 430:53-61, 2005.
6. Pasta G, Forsyth A, Merchan CR, Mortazavi SMJ, Silva M, Mulder K, Mancuso E, Perfetto O, Heim M, Caviglia H, Solimeno L. Orthopaedic Management of Hemophilic Arthropathy of the Ankle. Haemophilia, 14 (Suppl. 3):170-176, 2008.
7. Llinas A, Silva M, Pasta P, Luck JV, Asencio JG, Fernandez-Palazzi F, Caviglia H, Manco-Johnson M, Seuser A. Controversial subjects in musculoskeletal care of hemophilia: Cross fire. Haemophilia, 16 (Suppl 5): 132-135, 2010.
Published Abstracts
1. Silva M, Moazzaz P, Wong M, Zionts LE. Factors Predicting the Decision to Operate for Children with Type 2 Supracondylar Humeral Fractures (SCHF). 73rd Annual Meeting, Western Orthopaedic Association, Seattle, WA, July 2009.
2. Silva M, Moazzaz P, Alyeshmerni A, Penman A. Prospective Evaluation of Type II Supracondylar Humeral Fractures in Children. 73rd Annual Meeting, Western Orthopaedic Association, Seattle, WA, July 2009.
3. Park SH, Silva M. Continuous Measurement of Blood Perfusion at a Fracture Site Throughout Healing Period Using Laser Doppler Flowmetry. 56th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA, March 2010.
4. Spencer H, Wong M, Fong YJ, Penman A, Silva M. Prospective Evaluation of Motion Following Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures (SCHF). Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Meeting, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, New Orleans, LA, March 2010.
5. Bales J, Spencer H, Wong M, Fong J, Zionts L, Silva M. The Effects of Surgical Delay on the Outcome of Pediatric Supracondylar Humeral Fractures (SCHF). Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Meeting, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, New Orleans, LA, March 2010.
6. Bernthal N, Hoshino C, Dichter D, Wong M, Silva M. Prospective Evaluation of Fractures of the Lateral Condyle of the Humerus in Pediatric Patients. Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Monterey CA, August 2010.
7. Bales J, Mitchell S, Bernthal N, Silva M, Benhaim P: Current Management Patterns of Pediatric Distal Radius Fractures. 65th Annual Meeting of the ASSH, October 7-9, Boston, MA, October 2010.
8. Silva M, Eagan M, Wong MA, Dichter D, Ebramzadeh E, Zionts LE. Early Weight-bearing in the Closed Treatment of Tibial Shaft Fractures in Children. Proceedings of the 2011 Annual Meeting, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Diego, CA, February 2011.
9. Bernthal N, Hoshino C, Dichter D, Wong M, Silva M. Prospective Evaluation of Fractures of the Lateral Condyle of the Humerus in Pediatric Patients. Proceedings of the 2011 Annual Meeting, AAOS, San Diego, CA, February 2011.
10. Spencer HT, Dory FJ, Zionts LE, Dichter DH, Wong MA, Moazzaz P, Silva M. Selective Non-operative treatment of Type II Supracondylar Humerus Fractures. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America 2011 Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, May 2011.
11. Silva M, Eagan M, Wong MA, Dichter D, Ebramzadeh E, Zionts LE. The Treatment of Pediatric Tibial Shaft Fractures with an Extended Cast and Early Weight-bearing. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America 2011 Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, May 2011.
12. Silva M, Wong T, Bernthal NM. Is it Safe to Reduce a Pediatric Supracondylar Humeral Fracture (SCHF) More Than 7 Days After the Injury? Western Orthopaedic Association, 75th Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI, July 2011.
13. Silva M, Bernthal NM, Spencer HT, Borkowski SL, Knutsen AR, Kalma JJ, Sangiorgio SN, Ebramzadeh E. Supracondylar Humeral Fractures: Evaluation of Multiple Pin Configurations with Emphasis on Medial Column Comminution. WOA, 75th Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI, July 2011.
14. Orlik B, Wong T, Silva M. Closed Reduction of Displaced Lateral Humeral Fractures in Children. Proceedings of the 2012 Annual Meeting, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, February 2012.
15. Silva M, Wong T, Bernthal NM. Outcomes of Reduction More Than 7 Days After Injury in Supracondylar Humeral Fractures in Children. Proceedings of the 2012 Annual Meeting, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, February 2012.
16. Pribaz JR, Bernthal NM, Wong T, Silva M. Lateral Spurring Following Pediatric Lateral Condyle Fractures. Proceedings of the 2012 Annual Meeting, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, February 2012.
17. Pribaz JR, Bernthal NM, Wong T, Silva M. Lateral Spurring Following Pediatric Lateral Condyle Fractures. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America 2012 Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, May 2012.
18. Pribaz JR, Bernthal NM, Wong T, Silva M. Lateral Spurring Following Pediatric Lateral Condyle Fractures. Western Orthopaedic Association, 76th Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, June 2012.
19. Bluth,B., Fong, YJ., Houman, JJ, Luck JV, Silva M. Ankle Fusion in Patients with Hemophilia. Western Orthopaedic Association, 76th Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, June 2012.
20. Barad J, Kim R, Ebramzadeh E, Silva M. Range of Motion of the Healthy Pediatric Elbow: Cross-Sectional Study of a Large Population. Western Orthopaedic Association, 76th Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, June 2012.
21. Kwak, J, Kim, R, Silva, M. The Outcome of Non-Operative Treatment of Medial Epicondyle Fractures in the Pediatric Population. Western Orthopaedic Association, 76th Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, June 2012.