Cicero Jose Torres Silva, MD

Associate Professor of Diagnostic Radiology

Departments & Organizations

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

Office of Student Research

Pediatric Diagnostic Radiology

Radiology and Biomedical Imaging: Pediatric Radiology

Yale Medical Group


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

MD Universidade Estadual de Londrina (1997)
Fellow The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
Fellow The Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Resident Hospital Santa Marcelina, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Honors & Recognition

  • Special Award for Recognition in TeachingYale Radiology graduating class of 2012 (2012)

  • Walter E Berdon Award for best basic research paper in Pediatric Radiology in 2009The Society for Pediatric Radiology (2010)

  • Walter E Berdon Award for best basic research paper in Pediatric Radiology in 2008The Society for Pediatric Radiology (2009)

  • Walter E Berdon Award for best clinical research paper in Pediatric Radiology in 2007Society for Pediatric Radiology (2008)

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Contact Info

Cicero Jose Torres Silva, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Diagnostic RadiologyYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste South Pavilion-2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
PO Box 208042
New Haven, CT 06520-8042