Doctor Warren Silberman
Doctor Silberman served as the FAA Aeromedical Certification Chief for 14 years. Warren S. Silberman,
D.O., M.P.H., is from Philadelphia, PA, and now resides in Oklahoma. He was
the Manager of the Aerospace Medical Certification Division at the Civil
Aerospace Medical Institute since June 1997. He was in the United States
Army Medical Corps, and was as a Flight Surgeon in the U.S. Army for 12
years. While working as the Chief of Aerospace Medical
Certification, he joined the Oklahoma Air National Guard and served as the
State Air Surgeon for approximately 5 years until his retirement in 2005.
Dr. Silberman received his B.A. from Temple University in 1971 and his D.O. from
Des Moines College of Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery in 1974. He served a 1-year
internship at Lancaster Osteopathic Hospital in Lancaster, PA, then a residency
at Community General Osteopathic Hospital in Harrisburg, PA, from 1975-1978.
After his residency,
he practiced Internal Medicine in Phoenix Arizona from 1978 to 1985. He
then joined the United States Army.
earned an M.P.H. at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center of Houston in
1991 and then served a residency in Aerospace/Preventive Medicine at the USAF
School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks AFB, TX, from 1991-1992.
Dr. Silberman is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Preventive/Aerospace
Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Osteopathic College of Internists,
American Osteopathic College of Occupational and Preventive Medicine, the
Aerospace Medicine Association, and the Civil Aviation Medical Association. He is a featured speaker and author, providing
regular content for the Federal Air Surgeons Bulletin. He co-authored the
chapter on Civil Aviation Medicine in the Fundamentals of Aviation Medicine
Doctor Silberman is
a pilot who appreciates the work and tenacity required to become a pilot.
Warren is both well-acquainted with and sympathetic to the difficulty of
maintaining FAA medical certification.
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