Cicero Silva MD

Associate Professor of Diagnostic Radiology

Biographical Info

Cicero was born and raised in Brazil, where he earned his Medical degree from the State University of Londrina, and completed his Radiology residency training in Sao Paulo at the Santa Marcelina Hospital. He has been living abroad since 2003. In Melbourne, Australia, Cicero undertook a 2-year fellowship in Pediatric Radiology at the Royal Children's Hospital. In Toronto, Canada, he undertook another 2-year fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children. In Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, he worked for one year as a consultant Pediatric Radiologist at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre. Since 2008 Cicero has been working at the Yale School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the department of Diagnostic Radiology. His appointment also includes a full-time position at the Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he is an Attending Pediatric Radiologist and provides clinical services to children from New Haven and beyond. His research interests are broad, and he has won three Walter E. Berdon awards for best papers published in the Journal Pediatric Radiology, with pieces on ultrasound (2008), magnetic resonance imaging (2009) and computed tomography (2010). Cicero loves teaching, and has won an award for excellence in teaching from the Yale Radiology graduating class of 2012.

Education & Training

Universidade Estadual de Londrina (1997)
Hospital Santa Marcelina, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Diagnostic Radiology (1999 - 2002)
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, Pediatric Radiology (2005 - 2007)
The Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia, Pediatric Radiology (2003 - 2005)
Board Certification
Diagnostic Radiology, FB  (2002)

Honors & Recognition

  • Walter E Berdon Award for best basic research paper in Pediatric Radiology in 2009
    The Society for Pediatric Radiology (2010)
  • Special Award for Recognition in Teaching
    Yale Radiology graduating class of 2012 (2012)
  • Walter E Berdon Award for best basic research paper in Pediatric Radiology in 2008
    The Society for Pediatric Radiology (2009)
  • Walter E Berdon Award for best clinical research paper in Pediatric Radiology in 2007
    Society for Pediatric Radiology (2008)

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