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Matthew Leroy Silvis, M.D.

Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine and Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Medical Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine

Office Location

Penn State Hershey Medical Group Palmyra
941 Park Drive
Palmyra, PA 17078
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-838-6305 Fax: 717-838-5332

Specialties

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

Biographical Information

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.

To schedule a Family Medicine appointment with Dr. Silvis, see office location above.

To schedule a Primary Care Sports Medicine appointment with Dr. Silvis in Hershey (30 Hope Drive, Entrance B), please call the Penn State Hershey Bone & Joint Institute at (717)531-5638.

Professional Education

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)

Research Interests


Endurance Athletes
Exercise
Concussions

Academic Interests


Medical Student Education
Resident Education
Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellow Education
Course Co-Director for the Musculoskeletal/Dermatology Course

Publications

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 Role Model (2008-2014) Department of Family and Community Medicine Exceptional Teacher (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)