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Cicero Torres Silva, MD

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

Contact Information

Cicero Torres Silva, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Radiology & Biomedical Imaging

    PO Box 208042

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8042

    United States



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 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

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Special Award for Recognition in TeachingYale Radiology graduating class of 20122012
Walter E Berdon Award for best basic research paper in Pediatric Radiology in 2009The Society for Pediatric Radiology2010
Walter E Berdon Award for best basic research paper in Pediatric Radiology in 2008The Society for Pediatric Radiology2009
Walter E Berdon Award for best clinical research paper in Pediatric Radiology in 2007Society for Pediatric Radiology2008

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