The following resources provide further information and support to assist patients on their journey to achieve the best possible healthcare outcomes in general surgery, obesity prevention and bariatric surgery.
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
Dr Silverman is a member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, a non-profit body dedicated to improving and maintaining consistently superior surgical standards across Australia and New Zealand.
All members are clinical professionals committed to improving standards of surgical care to provide patients with the best possible results from their procedures.
Australian & New Zealand Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Society (ANZMOSS)
Formerly Obesity Surgical Society Australia & New Zealand (OSSANZ), Dr Silverman is a member of the specialist society formed to introduce patients to the specific details of the prevention and treatment of severe obesity.
The group encourages research, education and communication and strives to continually improve best practice in the prevention and treatment of severe obesity across Australia and New Zealand.
Australia and New Zealand Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary Association (ANZHPBA)
Dr Silverman is a passionate member of the ANZHPBA, formed to ensure best practice and furthering education in the complex discipline.
With a focus on research, education, multidisciplinary engagement and training opportunities, the ANZHPBA is a resource designed to educate and inform patients about developments and protocol surrounding their procedures.
Australian Medical Association (AMA)
The Australian Medical Association is an influential professional body which pools every medical resource to promote and improve the health of Australians.
The body of registered medical practitioners and students, of which Dr Silverman is an integral team member safeguards the professional interests of clinical staff across the country to ensure the needs of patients are continually met and exceeded.
Great Ideas in Nutrition
Great Ideas in Nutrition is a local clinic based in Tweed Heads, northern New South Wales. The focus of the allied health professionals is to complement bariatric surgery with disciplines to lead improvements in health by providing the right guidance and resources including nutrition and exercise education, and psychology.