Dr Silberstein is a Senior Staff Specialist Neurologist at Royal North Shore Hospital and a VMO to North Shore Private Hospital, Sydney Australia. He is the Practice Principal of Integrated Neurology, a group Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine private practice.
Dr Silberstein undertook Neurology training at St. George and Westmead Hospitals, Sydney and the Royal Free Hospital, London, UK, prior to undertaking a clinical and research Fellowship at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London where he completed a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) in Parkinson's disease and Dystonia.
Dr Silberstein's clinical practice focusses on the evaluation and management of Parkinson's disease and Movement disorders. He has extensive experience in the provision of all medical and surgical therapies for Movement disorders including device assisted therapies for the management of Parkinson's disease. He has particular expertise in Deep Brain Stimulation and has treated over 550 patients with this therapy. His DBS practice includes patient evaluation for surgery; intraoperative targeting, neurophysiologic and clinical assessment; and long-term DBS programming.
Dr Silberstein is the clinical lead to the Movement Disorder meeting at RNSH where challenging diagnostic and management problems are presented and discussed in a multi-disciplinary forum. He presents regularly at clinical meetings and patient support groups and has published extensively in leading international Neurology journals including Brain and Nature Neuroscience. Dr Silberstein maintains an educational website on Deep Brain Stimulation www.sydneydbs.com and writes regularly on Parkinson's disease for social media www.facebook.com/treatmentsforPD and www.twitter.com/Therapies4PD.