Board-certified endocrinologist with experience of successfully establishing endocrinology department, opens practice in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – November 13, 2017 – Ana Silva, DO, a specialist in diabetes, endocrine system diseases and disorders, has opened a Fort Lauderdale based practice with Tenet Florida Physician Services (TFPS). Dr. Silva specializes in diabetes, prediabetes, gestational diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), thyroid disease and thyroid biopsies, parathyroid disease, calcium disorders and obesity. She also focuses on pituitary and adrenal disorders, sex hormone disorders, osteoporosis and other bone metallic disorders. Dr. Silva is on-staff at Florida Medical Center, a Campus of North Shore, located in Fort Lauderdale.

Dr. Silva is board-certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism. She completed her education and training in South Florida. Dr. Silva finished medical school at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Davie, FL. She went on to complete an internal medicine internship and residency at Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, followed by a Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Larkin Community Hospital in South Miami.

In 2016, Dr. Silva successfully established the Endocrinology Department at Pinnacle Medical Group in Bradenton, FL. Dr. Silva implemented protocol for in-house dynamic testing and was a Chair Member at Blake Medical Center in Bradenton. She led a resident lecture titled: Oral Diabetes Management and a patient and general lecture: Diabetes and You at the hospital. Dr. Silva maintains several professional affiliations as a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Endocrine Society and American College of Osteopathic Internists.

In addition, Dr. Silva is trilingual in Portuguese, Spanish and English. Dr. Silva’s office is located at 3001 NW 49th Ave., Suite 104, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33313. Her office phone number is 954-714-0684. For more information about Tenet Florida Physician Services, please visit: www.TenetFloridaPhysicianServices.com

About Tenet Florida Physician Services

Tenet Florida Physician Services (TFPS), a division of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, is a multi-specialty physician group that has provided care to the communities of Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties since 2007.  TFPS physicians, including primary care, specialists and sub-specialists, have cared for over 625,000 patients across various medical and surgical specialties. Our award-winning physicians provide a level of expertise that has resulted in regional firsts and outstanding patient outcomes.  TFPS physicians and staff are committed to delivering high quality care.  Our mission is to improve the life of every person who enters our doors. Today, we are proud to be one of the largest and most respected physician networks in the area.

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