Jorge Silva, MD
Dr. Silva Enciso is a general cardiologist with a
focus in heart failure and heart transplant. He is an assistant clinical
professor of medicine at the University
of California, San Diego. His training and expertise in this field has helped
improve the well-being of patients with advance cardiac disease by using the
most up-to-date treatments.
Dr. Silva is able to perform different cardiac services including diagnostic catheterization to evaluate heart pumping function, echocardiography, evaluations for advance heart failure therapies including heart transplant and mechanical assist devices.
Dr. Silva has a special interest in heart failure and recovery of heart function. He currently is involved in clinical trials investigating new therapies for patients with advanced heart failure.
He strongly feels that achieving a durable health requires a teamwork approach between the patient and his physician through compassionate care and dedication to accomplish such goal.
Dr. Silva enjoys working with patients of different backgrounds. He provides care to underserved communities and conducts outreach in the Imperial Valley region. He particularly finds rewarding providing the best cardiac care to underserved populations.
Medical Degree: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, México
Residency: St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY and Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Fellowship: St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, and Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
Clinical Expertise Areas:
Heart Failure and Transplant
Mechanical Assist Device
Additional Languages Spoken: Spanish