Michael Sylvia, MD, Pediatrics, Henderson, NC, AdventHealth Ocala


Pediatrics Henderson, NC


Neonatal Hospitalist Director of Pediatrics Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine

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  • Board Certified in Pediatrics with advanced critical care training and a dual residency background in Med-Peds
    firm comfort with inpatient care, especially in the stabilization and management of critically ill neonates and
    Confident technical ability to serve in facilities without a robust support staff. Dedicated to delivering high-quality,
    evidence-based patient care in both rural and urban hospital systems exercising flexibility, ingenuity, and
    Developed and coordinated a pediatric hospitalist program that required collaboration among medical, administrative,
    and nursing staff. Extensive experience with protocol development and EMR system integration.

Skills & Expertise

  • Critical care medicine, Pediatric resuscitation, Electronic health records, Healthcare administration, Pediatric hospitalist, Neonatal resuscitation, Information systems

Education & Training

  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    University of North Carolina HospitalsFellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2012 - 2014
  • University of Massachusetts
    University of MassachusettsResidency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, 2008 - 2012
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School
    University of Massachusetts Medical SchoolClass of 2008
  • Boston University School of MedicineM.S., Medical Science, 2004
  • Providence CollegeB.S., Biology, Magna Cum Laude, 2002

Certifications & Licensure

  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2018 - 2021
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2018 - 2021
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2018 - 2020
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2018 - 2022
  • ME State Medical License
    ME State Medical License 2018 - 2021
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2018 - 2022
  • OR State Medical License
    OR State Medical License 2018 - 2021
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • The importance of fluid management in acute lung injury secondary to septic shock  
    Sylvia, M. and Bateman, S., Murphy CV, Schramm GE, Doherty JA, Reichley RM, Gajic O, Afessa B, Micek ST, Kollef MH, Chest, 1/1/2009


  • Comparison of Success Rates Using Video Laryngoscopy versus Direct Laryngoscopy by Residents During a Simulated Pediatric Emergency 
    San Diego, CA - 1/27/2012
  • Bohnensprossen - The Case of JM (A pathological case of an adult male diagnosed with O104 E coli HUS, first case in the U.S. during German outbreak) 
  • Approach to a Liver Mass: A Review of Hepatoblastoma 
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  • Functional Antibody Response to Polysaccharide Antigens in HIV Infected Children 
    Sylvia M, Master's Thesis
    Boston University Medical School, Boston, MA - 1/1/2004

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