Cicero Torres Silva, MD

Associate Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging; Chief, Pediatric Imaging

Departments & Organizations

Radiology & Biomedical Imaging: Pediatric Radiology

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

Pediatric Radiology

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Cicero earned his Medical degree from the State University of Londrina, in Brazil, and completed his Radiology residency training in Sao Paulo, Brazil, at the Santa Marcelina Hospital. He undertook a 2-year fellowship in Pediatric Radiology at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, followed by another 2-year fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. He spent one year as a consultant Pediatric Radiologist at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and joined Yale Yale School of Medicine in 2008, where he is currently an Associate Professor in the department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging. 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 County 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
Board Certification AB of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology (2015)
Board Certification AB of Radiology, Pediatric Radiology (2017)

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

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Radiology & Biomedical ImagingPO Box 208042
New Haven, CT 06520-8042

Curriculum Vitae