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Richard Silver, MD

Richard Silver, MD

Rheumatology Charleston, SC

Director, Division of Rheumatology & Immunology, Medical University of South Carolina

Office Address

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  • 171 Ashley Ave
    MUSC Med Ctr
    Charleston, SC 29425
    Phone: (843) 792-1414

Dr. Silver's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Rheumatology: General Rheumatology, Scleroderma & Related
  • Clinical Interests: Systemic Scleroderma; Lung; Fibroblasts; Interstitial Lung Diseases; Pulmonary Fibrosis; Mice; Collagen; Cultured Cells

Dr. Silver's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Distinguished University ProfessorMedical University of South Carolina
    Charleston, SC

Dr. Silver's Education & Medical Training

  • University of North Carolina HospitalsUniversity of North Carolina HospitalsResidency, Internal Medicine
  • Vanderbilt Univ Sch of MedVanderbilt University School of MedicineMedical School

Dr. Silver's Certifications & Licensure

  • SC State Medical LicenseSC State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal MedicineRheumatology

Dr. Silver's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Elected MemberThe American Society for Clinical Investigation, 1994

Dr. Silver's Publications & Presentations

PubMed | Citations by Web of Science®

Grant Support

  • Clinical Trial: Apple StudyNational Center For Research Resources
    2008 - 2008
  • Administrative CoreNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases
    2007 - 2007
  • Number Of Subjects Serum Collection (Ssc And SLE New Patients):773National Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases
    2006 - 2006
  • Number Of Subjects BAL Studies (Patients And Controls): 112National Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases
    2005 - 2005
  • Cyclophosphamide VS Placebo In Syst SCL Pulm AlveolitisNational Center For Research Resources
    2005 - 2005
  • Number Of Subjects Skin Biopsies (Patients And Controls): 120National Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases
    2005 - 2005
  • Apple StudyNational Center For Research Resources
    2005 - 2007
  • Cyclophosphamide Vs. Placebo In Syst. Scl. Pulm. AlveolitisNational Center For Research Resources
    2004 - 2004
  • Niams Clinical Research Center For Rheumatoid DiseaseNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases
    2003 - 2007
  • Trial Of BAY 12-9566 In Osteoarthritis (OA) Of KneesNational Center For Research Resources
    2001 - 2002
  • Oral Cyclophosphamide VS Oral Placebo In SSC AlveolitisNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
    2000 - 2000
  • Scleroderma Lung StudyNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
    1999 - 2003
  • Planning Grant For A Multipurpose Clinical Research CentNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases
    1999 - 1999
  • Bronchoalveolar Lavage In Connective Tissue DiseaseNational Center For Research Resources
    1996 - 2000
  • Treatment Study Of The Chronic Manifestations Of The Eosinophilia Myalgia SyndreNational Center For Research Resources
    1996 - 1997
  • Magnesium Deficiency In The Eosinophilia Myalgia SyndromeNational Center For Research Resources
    1994 - 1995
  • Mechanics Of Alveolitis In Connective Tissue DiseaseNational Center For Research Resources
    1993 - 1995
  • Controlled Study Of Cyclophosphamide In SSC Lung DiseaseNational Center For Research Resources
    1993 - 1993
  • Tryptophan-Related Connective Tissue DiseaseNational Center For Research Resources
    1990 - 1991

Dr. Silver's Professional Memberships

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Insurance Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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