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Kenneth Silver, M.D.

Kenneth Silver, M.D.

Kenneth Silver, M.D., is a pediatric neurologist at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago and co-director of the muscular dystrophy MDA-affiliated clinic at the Chicago Shriners Hospital. He is board certified in neurology and pediatric neurology from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. As a pediatric neurologist he provides care for patients and investigates diseases of the nervous system, which include the brain, spinal cord and muscles.

Dr. Silver is a clinical associate at the University of Chicago and past program director for pediatric neurology training at the University of Chicago where he helped to train the next generation of pediatric neurologists. Dr. Silver was an associate professor at McGill University in Canada and worked at our sister Shriners Hospital in Montreal.

Areas of interest include treating spasticity in children with cerebral palsy, neuromuscular disorders, neurogenetics and movement disorders. Dr. Silver has a research and clinical interest in alternating hemiplegia of childhood.

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Credentials:

  • Medical Degree, University of Saskatchewan
  • Internship, University of Manitoba Children’s Health Science Center
  • Residency, pediatrics, University of Manitoba Children’s Health Science Center
  • Residency, neurology and pediatric neurology, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal Children’s Hospital and the Montreal Neurological Institute