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Paolo Silva

Paolo S Silva MD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School; Staff Ophthalmology and Assistant Chief of Telemedicine, Beetham Eye Institute, Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston. MA

Paolo Antonio S. Silva, MD is Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School. He is staff ophthalmologist and assistant chief of telemedicine at the Beetham Eye Institute of the Joslin Diabetes Center. He is an associate surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA.

Dr. Silva's work is focused on innovative and investigative work at a field that is at the intersection of clinical care and technology with the hope of providing an ideal model for the delivery of evidence based highly effective and efficient diabetes eye care to the population that needs it the most.

His interests include teleophthalmology, anti-angiogenic therapeutic modalities for diabetic retinal disease, wide-field retinal imaging to identify novel retinal lesions and the development of decision-support algorithms through clinical outcome analysis. Dr. Silva actively directs the efforts of the Joslin Vision Network which is a teleophthalmology program for diabetic retinal disease with the ultimate goal of delivering the highest quality of diabetes eye care and promoting collaborative research that is free from disparities induced by geographic, political, or cultural boundaries.