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Mauricio Silva, MD


Mauricio Silva, MD

UCLA Physician Mauricio Silva, MD specializes in Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric Surgery.
Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
Language Spoken
English, Spanish
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
State License Number
(424) 259-6593 Appoinment Line
(213) 742-1369 Administrative Office
Fax Number
(424) 259-6562
Email Address
Voted Best Doctor

Orthopaedic Institute for Children
403 W Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90007

Renee and Meyer Luskin Children's Clinic of Orthopaedic Hospital
1250 16th Street, Suite 2100
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 2014
Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Hospital, 1999 - 2005
Orthopaedics & Trauma, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 1995 - 1999
, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 1992 - 1993
MD, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 1993
Hemophilic Arthropathy, Pediatric and adolescent fractures, Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
Research Interest
Pediatric Orthopaedic Trauma, Musculoskeletal Complications of Hemophilia.
  • Silva, M., Luck, J.V., Siegel, M. 32P Chromic Phosphate Radiosynovectomy for Chronic Hemophilic Synovitis. Haemophilia, 7 Suppl (2):40-49, 2001.
  • Park, S.H., Silva, M., Bahk, W.J., McKellop, H., Lieberman, J.: Effect of Repeated Irrigation and Debridement on Fracture Healing. J. Orthop. Res., 20(6):1197-1204, 2002.
  • Park, S.H. and Silva, M. Effect of Intermittent Pneumatic Soft Tissue Compression on Fracture Healing in an Animal Model. J Bone Joint Surg, 85(A);8: 1446-1453, 2003.
  • Park, S.H. and Silva, M. Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Enhances Fracture Healing: Results of an Animal Model. J Orthop Res, 22(2):382-7, 2004.
  • Luck, J.V., Silva, M., Rodriguez-Merchan, C., Ghalambor, N., Zahiri, C.A., Finn, R.S.: Hemophilic Arthropathy. J Am. Acad. Orthop. Surg., 12:234-245, 2004.
  • Silva, M. and Luck Jr., J.V. Long term results of primary total knee replacement in hemophilia. J Bone Joint Surgery-Am, 87(A):85-91, 2005.
  • Silva M., Luck JV. Radial Head Excision and Synovectomy in Patients with Hemophilia. J Bone Joint Surg-Am, 89(A):2156-2162, 2007.
  • Pasta G, Forsyth A, Merchan CR, Mortazavi SMJ, Silva M, Mulder K, Mancuso E, Perfetto O, Heim M, Caviglia H, Solimeno L. Orthopaedic Management of Hemophilic Arthropathy of the Ankle. Haemophilia, 14 (Suppl. 3):170-176, 2008.
  • Park SH and Silva M. Intermittent Pneumatic Soft Tissue Compression: Changes in Medullary Canal and Periosteal Blood Flow. J Orthop Res, 26(4):570-7, 2008.
  • Silva M, Luck JV, Quon D, Young CC, Chin D, Ebramzadeh E, Fong YJ. Inter and Intra-observer Reliability of Radiographic Scores Commonly used for the Evaluation of Hemophilic Arthropathy. Haemophilia, 14(3):504-12, 2008.
  •  Silva M. and Luck JV. Radial Head Excision and Synovectomy in Patients with Hemophilia. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 90, Suppl 2:254 – 261, 2008.
  • Silva M, Pandarinath R, Farng E, Park S, Caneda C, Fong YJ, Penman A. Inter and Intra-observer Reliability of the Baumann Angle of the Humerus in Children with Supracondylar Humeral Fractures. Int. Orthop, 34 (4):553-556, 2010.
  • Spencer H, Wong M, Fong YJ, Penman A, Silva M. Prospective Longitudinal Evaluation of Elbow Motion Following Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures. J Bone Joint Surg, Am. 92:904-910, 2010.
  • Vyas S, Ebramzadeh E, Behrend C, Silva M, Zionts LE. Flexion-Type Fractures of the Proximal Tibial Physis: A Report of Five Cases and Review of the Literature. J Pediatr Orthop B, 19(6):492-496, 2010.
  • Bales J, Spencer H, Wong M, Fong J, Zionts L, Silva M. The Effects of Surgical Delay on the Outcome of Pediatric Supracondylar Humeral Fractures. J Pediatr Orthop, 2010.
  • Silva, M and Moazzaz, P. Coronal Shear Fracture of the Distal Humerus in an Eleven-Year-Old Patient. A Case Report. In press, J Pediatr Orthop B, 2010.
  • Bernthal NM, Hoshino CM, Dichter D, Wong MA, Silva M. Recovery of Range of Motion Following Pediatric Lateral Condyle Fractures of the Humerus. In press, J Bone J Surg, Am, 2010.
  • Llinas A, Silva M, Pasta P, Luck JV, Asencio JG, Fernandez-Palazzi F, Caviglia H, Manco-Johnson M, Seuser A. Controversial subjects in musculoskeletal care of hemophilia: Cross fire. Haemophilia, 16 (Suppl 5): 132-135, 2010.
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