Michael H. Silber, M.B., Ch.B.

  1. Neurologist
  2. Pulmonologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Narcolepsy
  2. Parasomnia
  3. Restless legs syndrome
  4. Sleep disorders
  • Narcolepsy
  • Restless legs syndrome
  • Parsomnias
  • Sleep disorders
  1. 1986
    Senior Resident - NeurologyMayo Clinic in Rochester
  2. 1985
    Master of Medicine - Neurology; Dissertation: The Spectrum of Acute and Subacute MyelopathyUniversity of Cape Town
  3. 1984
    Senior Registrar - NeurologyGroote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town
  4. 1982
    Chief Registrar - Internal MedicineGroote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town
  5. 1981
    Registrar - Internal MedicineGroote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town
  6. 1980
    Senior House Officer - CardiologyGroote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town
  7. 1978
    Senior House Officer - NeurologyGroote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town
  8. 1976
    MB ChBUniversity of Cape Town
  9. 1972
    BSc - PhysiologyUniversity of Cape Town

Certifications

  1. 2007
    Sleep MedicineAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  2. 1994
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  3. 1993
    Sleep MedicineAmerican Board of Sleep Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2004
    Excellence in Teaching RecognitionMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  2. 2004
    Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Radiation OncologyMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  3. 2002
    Outstanding Physician/ Scientist Educator AwardMayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  4. 2002
    Excellence in Teaching AwardMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  5. 2002
    Excellence in Teaching RecognitionMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  6. 2000
    Helmut Schmidt Award for Meritorious ServicesAmerican Board of Sleep Medicine
  7. 1999
    Teacher of the Year in Internal MedicineMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  8. 1996
    Mayo Excellence in Teamwork: Member of Neuro Notes Express TeamMayo Clinic
  9. 1991
    Faculty Service AwardMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  10. 1986
    Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Radiation OncologyMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  11. 1982
    Suzman medal for best candidate in Fellowship of the College of Physicians examinationCollege of Medicine of South Africa
  12. 1976
    Distinction in 2nd, 3rd and final professional examinationsUniversity of Cape Town
  13. 1976
    Council Postgraduate Scholarship for the best medical graduateUniversity of Cape Town
  14. 1976
    University Gold Medal for most distinguished graduateUniversity of Cape Town
  15. 1976
    Hoechst award for student showing great promise in medicine 6th yearUniversity of Cape Town
  16. 1976
    Stabler prize for best final year student in surgeryUniversity of Cape Town
  17. 1976
    Bernard Fuller prize for best MB ChB student graduating with 1st class honorsUniversity of Cape Town
  18. 1975
    James T. Louw Certificate of Merit in Obstetrics 5th YearUniversity of Cape Town
  19. 1975
    Class Medal in Pathology (incl. Bacteriology)University of Cape Town
  20. 1975
    Moffat Memorial Prize (Surgery and Humanities) - 5th YearUniversity of Cape Town
  21. 1974
    John Fleming Brock Prize for best student in 4th year community medicineUniversity of Cape Town
  22. 1974
    Sterling-Winthrop Prize for best student in 4th year clinical medicineUniversity of Cape Town
  23. 1972
    Distinction in PhysiologyUniversity of Cape Town
  24. 1972
    Class Medal in Physiology IIUniversity of Cape Town
  25. 1971
    Class Medal in Physiology IUniversity of Cape Town
  26. 1970
    University of Cape Town ScholarshipsUniversity of Cape Town
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Professional memberships

  1. 2008
    Meeting ParticipantIsis Fund for Sex Differences, Society for Women's Health Research
  2. 2008
    Meeting ParticipantIsis Fund for Sex Differences, Society for Women's Health Research
  3. 2008
    Meeting ParticipantIsis Fund for Sex Differences, Society for Women's Health Research
  4. 2005 - 2007
    MemberWomen's Health Task Force, American Academy of Dermatology
  5. 2003 - 2006
    MemberBoard of Directors, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  6. 2003 - present
    Co-DirectorSleep Disorders Center, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  7. 2002
    Guest ExaminerAmerican Board of Radiology
  8. 2002 - present
    MemberAcademic Appointments and Promotions Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  9. 2001 - 2007
    MemberEducation Executive-Resident/Fellow Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  10. 2001 - present
    Elected Active MemberAmerican Neurological Association
  11. 2000 - 2002
    MemberNational Relations Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  12. 2000
    Guest ExaminerAmerican Board of Radiology
  13. 2000
    PresidentMinnesota Radiological Society
  14. 2000
    MemberLong-Range Planning Committee, Sleep Disorders Center, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  15. 1999 - 2004
    MemberLeadership Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  16. 1998 - 2003
    MemberSleep Science Award Subcommittee, American Academy of Neurology
  17. 1998 - 2001
    MemberEducation Committee, Mayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  18. 1998 - present
    MemberMedical Advisory Board, Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation
  19. 1996 - 2008
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  20. 1996 - 1999
    MemberAdministrative Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  21. 1996 - present
    MemberBoard of Directors, American Board of Sleep Medicine
  22. 1995 - 1998
    MemberPractice Committee, Department of Neurology
  23. 1995 - 1996
    MemberAppointment Center CI Team, Department of Neurology
  24. 1994 - 1997
    Conference DirectorDepartment of Neurology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  25. 1994 - 1995
    MemberLong-Range Planning Committee, Sleep Disorders Center, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  26. 1994
    ChairQuality Committee, Division of Gynecologic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  27. 1994 - present
    MemberSleep Disorders Center, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  28. 1993 - 1995
    Clinical DirectorNeurophysiology, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  29. 1993 - 1994
    FacilitatorUnbilled Receivables Project, Continuous Improvement Team, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  30. 1993 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  31. 1993 - present
    MemberClinical Neurophysiology Technology Program, Mayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  32. 1993 - present
    MemberCurriculum Committee, Department of Neurology
  33. 1993 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of Clinical Neurophysiology, Department of Neurology
  34. 1993 - present
    MemberDivision of Clinical Neurophysiology, Department of Neurology
  35. 1992 - 2002
    MemberAmerican Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  36. 1992 - 1994
    Co-CoordinatorPsychoanalytic Study Group, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  37. 1991 - 1992
    MemberTask Force on Practice Efficiencies, Department of Internal Medicine
  38. 1991 - present
    MemberDepartment of Neurology
  39. 1991 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Sleep Medicine
  40. 1991 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  41. 1991 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  42. 1990 - 2004
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of Hypertension & Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  43. 1990 - 1996
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  44. 1990 - 1996
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Division of Hypertension & Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  45. 1990
    MemberMayo Clinic Nutrition Letter
  46. 1990
    MemberTask Force on Consultant Expectations, Department of Internal Medicine
  47. 1982 - 2004
    MemberResearch Committee, Division of Hypertension & Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  48. 1980 - 1982
    Vice PresidentRochester Division, Minnesota Affiliate, American Heart Association
  49. 1978 - 1981
    Co-CoordinatorPsychoanalytic Study Group, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  50. 1977 - 1980
    DirectorContinuing Case Conference, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  51.  
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  52.  
    MemberDepartment of Education Administration
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Publications

Research activities

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