Matthew Leroy Silvis, M.D.Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine and Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Medical Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine
Penn State Hershey Medical Group Palmyra
941 Park Drive
Palmyra, PA 17078
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-838-6305 Fax: 717-838-5332
Family Medicine Primary Care Sports Medicine
Patient Services Provided
Barefoot/Minimalist Running Concussions Care of Injured Endurance Athletes Running Gait Analysis Sports Nutrition Ultrasound Guided Injections
Matthew Silvis, M.D., graduated from Pennsylvania State College of Medicine in 2002. He then completed a Family Medicine Residency at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. After residency, Dr. Silvis practiced wilderness medicine in rural Wyoming before returning to Wake Forest where he completed a fellowship in primary care sports medicine. Dr. Silvis is currently an Associate Professor in the Departments of Family and Community Medicine and Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Medical Director of Primary Care Sports Medicine. He serves as team physician for the Hershey Bears Hockey Club, Lebanon Valley College, and Hershey High School. An avid outdoorsman, Dr. Silvis enjoys hiking, mountain biking, running, and photography.
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, Wake Forest University Bapist Medical Center (2007) Residency, Family & Sports Medicine, Wake Forest University Bapist Medical Center (2005) M.D., Penn State Hershey College of Medicine (2002)
Medical Student Education
Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellow Education
Course Co-Director for the Musculoskeletal/Dermatology Course
Gallo R, Silvis M, Lynch S, Mosher T, Stuck D, Black K.
Asymptomatic hip/groin pain pathology identified on MRI of professional hockey players: outcomes and playing status at four years follow-up. Apr 2014 Lazarus M, Kauffman G, Kothari M, Mosher T, Silvis M, Wawrzyniak J, Anderson D, Black K.
Anatomy integration blueprint: a fourth year musculoskeletal anatomy elective model. Jan 2014 Sylvester J, Seidenberg P, Silvis M.
The Dilemma of Genotype Positive, Phenotype Negative Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Mar 2014 Huang C, Shelkey J, Singh H, Silvis M.
Chronic hip pain as a presenting symptom in pelvic congestion syndrome. May 2013 Oser SM, Oser TK, Silvis ML.
Evaluation and treatment of biking and running injuries. Dec 2013
Honors and Awards
Department of Family and Community Medicine Exceptional Teacher (2008-2014) Department of Family and Community Medicine Exceptional Role Model (2008-2014) Service Excellence Award (2013) Department of Internal Medicine Ambulatory Education Award (2013) Best Doctors in America (2010-2014) Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2010)