Department of Internal Medicine
William B. Silverman, M.D.
Dr. Silverman is interested in the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic pancreatitis as well as biliary obstruction. He has participated in multicenter studies addressing diagnosis and therapeutic problems in pancreatitis. He is especially interested in the use of endoscopic stents for pancreatic and biliary disorders.
Honors, Awards, and Organizations
- 1991 Lawlor Award, American College of Gastroenterology
- 1991 Research Award, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
- American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
- American College of Gastroenterology, Iowa Governor
- American Gastroenterological Association
- Midwest Gut Club
- Elmi F, Silverman WB. Biliary Pancreatitis. In Scott-Connor C. The SAGES Manual of Strategic Decision Making. Scott-Connor C ed. Springer, NY. 2008.
- Bergmann OM, Sun S, Silverman WB. Intrahepatic trifistula causing bilhemia resulting from transjugular liver biopsy in the setting of biliary tract obstruction (with video). Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2007 Oct;66(4):848-50. PMID:17719588.
- Elmi F, Silverman WB. Outcome of ERCP in the management of Duct-to-Duct anastomotic strictures in orthotopic liver transplant (OLT). Dig Dis Sci. 2007 Sep;52(9):2346-50. PMID:17429736.
- Vinkoor LC, Robertson DJ, Baron JA, Silverman WB, Sandler RS. Cholecystectomy and the Risk of Recurrent Colorectal Adenomas. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 2007 Jul;16(7):1523-5. PMID:17627020.
- Alnusair MM, DeMagalhaes-Silverman, M, Silverman WB. The role of ERCP in patients with pancreaticobiliary problems in the setting of hematopoietic stem cell transplant. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2006 Apr;63(4):655-9. PMID:16564868.
- Barkun A, Liu J, Carpenter S, Chotiprasidhi P, Chuttani R, Ginsberg G, Hussain N, Silverman WB, Taitebaum G, Petersen BT. Update on Tissue Sampling Devices. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2006 May 63(6):741-5.
- Cheng CL, Sherman S, Watkins JL, Barnett J, Freeman M, Geenen J, Ryan M, Parker H, Frakes JT, Fogel EL, Silverman WB, Dua KS, Aliperti G, Yakshe P, Uzer M, Jones W, Goff J, Lazzel-Pannell L, Rashdan A, Temkit M, Lehman GA. Risk Factors for Post-ERCP Pancreatitis: A Prospective Multicenter Study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2006 Jan; 101(1): 139-47. PMID:16405547.
- Silverman WB. Ampullary Disorders. IN: Ginsberg G, Ahmad N. The Clinicians Guide to Pancreaticobiliary Disorders. Slack, Thorofare NJ 2005.
- Silverman WB. Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology. In Whitcomb D. Medical and Endoscopic Treatment of Acute Pancreatitis. Current Science. Philadelphia, PA. 2003.