About Me

A distinguished orthopedic surgeon,  Dr. Barry Silverman has dedicated his more than 35-year medical career to improving lives in South Florida and beyond.  

For nearly three decades, Dr. Silverman treated patients at the OrthopaedicCare Center of South Florida, which he also helped found in 1974. He served as board president for 23 years and also as a chairman.  

Previously, Dr. Silverman co-founded and served as Vice Chairman of CareFlorida Health Systems for five years, until 1994 when the business merged with California-based Foundation Health Systems.

Dr. Silverman has also had a lengthy history of philanthropic work and volunteer service, including work with the Easter Seals Society of Dade County, Easter Seals Society of Florida, the Dade County School System, Miami Orthopaedic Society, Barry & Judy Silverman Foundation, Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center, Nova Southeastern University, American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Camp Ramah Darom and Mount Sinai Medical Center.

His work has earned awards from Nova Southeastern University, Ronald McDonald House Charities, and the Easter Seals of Florida. In 1998, the City of Aventura and Miami-Dade County even created Barry and Judy Silverman Day in honor of their involvement with the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center.



American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Academy of Sports Physicians, American College of Surgeons, Dade County Medical Association, Eastern Orthopaedic Society Florida Orthopaedic Society, Florida Medical Society, Miami Orthopaedic Society, Scoliosis Research Society, Southern Orthopaedic Association

Honors and Awards

Dr. Morton Terry Founders Award (2008), Twelve Good Men Award (2001), Honored by Nova Southeastern University for Major Gift (1999), Honored by Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center (1998), Outstanding Volunteer of the Year (1992), President's Award (1983), Elected to Scoliosis Research Society (1981), Certificate of Appreciation for Establishing Screening Program in Dade County School System (1981), Outstanding Professional Advisor of the Year (1981), Professional Advisor of the Year (1978), Henry Frauenthal Travel Scholarship (1972), Samuel J. Klein berg Residency Award (1970)

Work History

Work History
1973 - Present

Orthopaedic Surgeon

OrthopaedicCare Center of South Florida
1996 - Present


OrthopaedicCare Center of South Florida
1973 - 1996


OrthopaedicCare Center of South Florida
1989 - 1994

Stockholder & Vice Chairman

CareFlorida, Inc.




Chicago Medical School
Jan 1960


The College of William and Mary