Stuart C Silverstein, MD, FAAP Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Keywords/Search Terms:

General Pediatrics, Child Abuse & neglect ,Newborn Care, Foster Care, Pediatric Standard of Care , Pediatrics, Pediatric Urgent / Emergency Care, Sexual Abuse, Child Neglect, Custody Evaluation , Lead exposure, Lead toxicity, Lead Poisioning ,Age assessment , Florida Expert Witness Certificate


MD, State University of New York / Downstate

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Additional Information

Dr. Silverstein is an award-winning, Board-Certified pediatrician with over 30 years experience as a clinician and medical educator. His current practice includes providing pediatric emergency and urgent care in a highly populated urban setting. Dr. Silverstein has also supervised medical students, residents, and physician assistants in the pediatric emergency room. Served as a Preceptor for the Sacred Heart University Clinical APRN program and Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at the New York Medical College. Dr. Silverstein is the author of several books including a Board Review Study Guide used by Pediatric Residents preparing for their specialty certification. Dr. Silverstein has experience providing medical consultation for plaintiffs, prosecutors, and defendants in civil, military and criminal cases. He is experienced in distinguishing between accidental and non – accidental injury, evaluating potential evidence of child neglect, and opining on the pediatric standard of care and pediatric protocols. He has testified in deposition and trial. He has consulted with and testified on behalf of the government and defense counsel in the US Air Force Judicial Court as an expert in Pediatrics and Child Abuse Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics Diplomate American Board of Pediatrics Florida Expert Witness Certificate - MEEW9244 Fairfield County Medical Society Member USA Hockey Level 4 Certified Coach American Medical Association Fellow Member American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council on Child Abuse and Neglect (CoCAN) Completed SEAK Course: How to Excel as an Expert Witness in Medical Malpractice Cases