Shortly after, Dr. Silverman completed a traveling fellowship in Microvascular Surgery at the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taipei, Taiwan, and at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. He has been on staff at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center since July 1993. Dr. Silverman obtained certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery in November 1995. His practice was relocated to the St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton, Massachusetts, with offices in Newton and Brighton in September 2000. In his new practice, he joins Dr. George Volpe, with whom he trained at U Mass.