Silvia Delgado, M.D.

Silvia Delgado, M.D.

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Biography

Silvia Delgado, MD, is the Director of the Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Center at the University of Florida as well as the Newborn Screen Cystic Fibrosis Center Director. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Pediatric Pulmonary Division at the University of Florida.

Dr. Delgado is board certified in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine.

Dr. Delgado obtained her medical degree at Universidad Dr. José Matías Delgado Escuela de Medicina in El Salvador. She completed postgraduate training in Pediatrics in State University of New York in Brooklyn, having also completed her Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship at Children’s National Health System in Washington D.C.

Before joining the faculty at the University of Florida, Dr. Delgado was an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Md.

Dr. Delgado evaluates and treats children with a wide range of respiratory disorders, such as asthma, chronic aspiration, tracheomalacia, bronchomalacia, congenital lung abnormalities, etc.

Her areas of interest include cystic fibrosis and chronic lung disease of prematurity, as well as quality improvement.

Dr. Delgado has a personal interest in improving care of cystic fibrosis patients in developing countries.

Education

Fellowship - Pediatric Pulmonology
Children National Medical Center
2013

Residency - Pediatrics
SUNY Brooklyn Downstate Medical Center
2010

Internship - Pediatrics
SUNY Brooklyn Downstate Medical Center
2008

Medical Degree
Universidad Dr. Jose Matias Delgado
2005

Board Certification

  • Pediatric Pulmonology - American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Awards

Award for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Care Center and Patient Registry”
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
2018

AAMC Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar
AAMC
2018

Award for “CMS Newborn Screening”
Florida Department of Health Children’s Medical Services
2017

Grant “Fundamentals Learning and Leadership Collaborative”
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
2017

Award for “Implementation of the Depression and Anxiety Guidelines”
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
2017

Award for “Implementation of Outpatient Clinical Pharmacy Services”
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
2017

Award for project “Telemedicine Genetic Counseling in the Provision of CF Newborn Screening”
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
2017

Award for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Care Center and Patient Registry”
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
2017

Mental Health Coordinator Award for the Care Center
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
2015

Grant for “CF Passport”
Board of Visitors
2012

National Medical Award
National Hospital Dr. Luis Edmundo Vásquez
2003

National Scholarship for Excellent Academic Performance
Salvadoran Education Ministry
2002-2004

National Medical Award
National Hospital Dr. Luis Edmundo Vásquez
2002

Merit based scholarship
Dr. José Matías Delgado University
2001-2004