Scott C. Silvestry, M.D.

Scott C. Silvestry, M.D.

  • Associate Professor of Surgery

Medical School

M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1991

Post Doctoral Education

Fellowship (Research): NIH, NRSA, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1995

Residency: Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1997

Chief Resident: Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1998

Fellowship: Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 2000

Fellowship: Cardiac Transplantation and Ventricular Assistance, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 2004

Board Certifications

Cardiothoracic Surgery -- Certified

Clinical Interests

Surgical treatment of congestive heart failure, heart transplant, ventricular assist device (VAD), valvular heart disease, valve replacement, valve repair, coronary artery disease

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Patients Seen At

Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place, Suite A, 8th Floor
St. Louis, MO 63110
Fax: 314-747-4216

Contact Information

Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
CB 8234, 660 S. Euclid Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110

Selected Publications

Barodka V, Silvestry S, Zhao N, Jiao X, Whellan DJ, Diehl J, Sun JZ.Preoperative Renin-Angiotensin System Inhibitors Protect Renal Function in Aging Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery(1). J Surg Res. 2009 Dec 4.

Silvestry S, Marellli D. Heart Transplantion. In: Sellke F, Ruel M (ed.). Atlas of Cardiac Surgical Techniques: A Volume in the Surgical Techniques Atlas Series. Philadelphia; 2009.

Kim DH, Daskalakis C, Silvestry SC, Sheth MP, Lee AN, Adams S, Hohmann S, Medvedev S, Whellan DJ. Aspirin and clopidogrel use in the early postoperative period following on-pump and off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Dec;138(6):1377-84.

Stein LH, Silvestry SC. The Use of Intraoperative Doppler Assessment to Guide the Surgical Treatment of Anomalous Right Coronary Arteries. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 2008 October; 23(5):536-540.

Di Francesco F, Di Sandro S, Doria C, Ramirez C, Iaria M, Navarro V, Silvestry S, Needleman L, Frank A. Diaphragmatic hernia occurring 15 months after percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of a hepatocellular cancer. American Surgeon. 2008 Feb;74(2):129-32.

Kim DH, Daskalakis C, Lee AN, Adams S, Hohmann S, Silvestry SC, Medvedev S, Whellan DJ. Racial Disparity in the Relationship between Hospital Volume and Mortality among Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Annals of Surgery. 2008 November;248(5):886-892

Palazzo F, Silvestry SC. Thoracoscopic treatment of barium-induced lung entrapment complicating esophageal perforation. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2008 Feb;18(1):118-20.

Marelli D, Silvestry SC, Zwas D, Mather P, Rubin S, Dempsey AF, Stein L, Rodriguez E, Diehl JT, Feldman AM. Modified inferior vena caval anastomosis to reduce tricuspid valve regurgitation after heart transplantation. Tex Heart Inst J. 2007;34(1):30-5.

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