Biography & Education

Biography

David Silvestre, M.D., feels it is important to empower his patients when it comes to watching their health. "I provide education and emphasize personal responsibility when it comes to maintaining one's good health," he says. "At the same time, I will provide the best care possible and serve as an advocate for my patient throughout any period of illness."

Board certified in family medicine, Dr. Silvestre earned his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at San Jose Medical Center.

Dr. Silvestre, who is married and has three children, enjoys hiking, cooking, traveling and playing soccer during his off time. He is also fluent in Spanish.

Areas of expertise

Family medicine

Education
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish

Care Locations

Hospital Privileges

Specialties

Board Certifications
  • Family medicine
Conditions Treated
Abdominal Pain, Age 12 and Older, Abnormal pap, Abrasion, Acne, Alopecia areata, Anemia, Angina, Anxiety Disorders, Appendicitis, Arthralgia, Arthropathy, Asthma, Atrial fibrillation, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Back and neck pain, Bleeding, rectal, Blood in stool, melena, Breast lump, Bronchitis, Burns, Calluses and corns, Cerumen impaction, Cervical dysplasia, Cervicitis, Chickenpox, Chronic ischemic heart disease, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Congestive heart failure, Conjunctivitis, Constipation, Age 12 and Older, Contact dermatitis, Contusion, Cough, Croup, Cyst of ovary, follicular, Dehydration, Depression, Diarrhea, Diverticulosis of colon, Dizziness, Dysuria, Eczema, atopic dermatitis, Endometriosis, Epilepsy, Failure to thrive, Fatigue, Fever, Age 12 and Older, Fibroid uterus, Fibromyalgia, Gas/bloating, Gastritis, Gastroenteritis, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Genetic disorders, Glucose intolerance, Gout, Headaches, Heart murmur, Heartburn, Hematuria, Hemophilia, Hemorrhoids, High blood pressure, High cholesterol, Hives and other allergic reactions, Hyperhidrosis, Hypothyroidism, Impotence, Influenza (Seasonal flu), Ingrown toenail, Insect bite, Insomnia, Keloids, Knee injuries, Limb swelling, Localized swelling, Meningitis, Menopause, Menstruation problems, Metrorrhagia, Moles, Nausea and Vomiting, Age 12 and Older, Osteoarthritis, Otitis externa, Otitis media, Pain in limb, Peptic ulcer disease without obstruction, Peripheral vascular disease, Pneumonia, Pregnancy, Prostatitis, Psoriasis, Rhinitis, allergic, Rosacea, Rotator cuff tear, Sebaceous cyst, Shortness of breath, Sinusitis, Skin disease, Skin infections, Skin ulcers, Sprain/strain: ankle, Sprain/strain: neck, Sprain/strain: shoulder/arm, Strep throat, Sun damage, Sunburn, Synovitis/tenosynovitis, Thrombophlebitis, Tobacco abuse, Tonsillitis, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, Upper respiratory tract infection (URI), Urinary tract infection, Vaginitis/vulvitis, Venous insufficiency, Warts

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments
About Our Survey

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.6 out of 5 (92 Ratings, 26 Comments)

80

11/04/2015
My PCP was unavailable and appreciate Dr. Silvestre's staff getting me in to see him.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

10/14/2015
He listens to what you have to say.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

09/30/2015
Excellent care by Dr. Silvestre and referral to Dr. [...]. I felt like they performed the best care possible for me and were sensitive to my needs.
Providence Health & Services Patient
80

09/29/2015
Hard to get a appointment with my care provider who is usually booked and refer to someone else in most cases. was sent to urgent care during office hours when office was booked.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

09/13/2015
I think this provider is the best.
Providence Health & Services Patient
80

08/21/2015
usually takes a loooong time to get thru by phone. will be on hold at least 8-12 minutes before getting a human voice
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

08/11/2015
I love Dr. Selvestrie. He has helped so much, and he always listens to me. And it seems like he truly cares.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

07/21/2015
My visits are a pleasure and very good experience.
Providence Health & Services Patient
80

06/30/2015
I just changed to him, so I have only seen him once. I did like him.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

06/10/2015
good experience with a great doctor
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

05/04/2015
Everything very positive, excellent doctor
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

04/29/2015
Dr Silvestri is always considerate and respectful. He listens very well, and is very clear when offering advice or giving instructions. I am very happy with him as my primary care provider.
Providence Health & Services Patient
80

04/06/2015
Pleasant, easy-going guy.
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03/26/2015
I would for them not to take so long in the room, as they take long for us for the doctor or nurse to come in.
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

03/10/2015
I feel Dr. Silvestre is thorough and was prepared to discuss my ongoing care. The reason I indicated he was only "somewhat familiar" with my history is only because neither my husband or I are certain that he was able to receive records as were specified from our previous doctor. We believe he has only received chart information from a physician we saw for a very brief period of time; it's our hope that he will be able to get access to the charts from the physician we'd been seeing for a number of years, but retired.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/04/2015
No negative experiences to report.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/04/2015
the nurce was very personal, and so was the doc, as bad as I hurt, it was still a plesant experiance
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/02/2015
Especially impressed with the care from receptionists and nurse staff. Very helpful, quick and attentive.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

02/11/2015
Dr. Sylvestre is a very good listener when dealing with his patients. [...] He and [...] are always professional and take the time to spend with me, as they listened to my concerns. I appreciate their supportive presence as they medically care for me.
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02/10/2015
He thought my issue could be caused by a number of things but did not go one step further to get an xray to confirm one of his hunches.
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

02/09/2015
I appreciate the provider taken extra care to listen. His input has really motivated me on staying to a good diet program and I have already lost 2lbs thanks to his motivation. I am very happy and glad he spelled out the details of good dieting.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

02/09/2015
Dr Silvestre always makes certain that I understand everything he tells me. He listens very carefully, whether I am relaying information regarding my condition(s), or relaying concerns about my condition(s) or medication(s).
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

02/08/2015
This was my first visit. My provider was very informative.
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

02/04/2015
I don't need much specific medical care, but what I do need is well provided.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

02/04/2015
[...] Dr Silvestre is always age appropriate in asking questions & non threatening. Explains what is going on to him. [...] is never scared to see him.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

02/01/2015
Dr. Silvestre has been my primary doctor for about [...] years now. He is an exceptional doctor because of his knowledge, ability to assess the whole patient, and an amazing bed side manner! [...] I will follow him anywhere he goes.
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