Amanda Silva, MD

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Surgery | More

A clinically integrated network of physicians and providers employed by UChicago Medicine who offer care in inpatient, community, ambulatory, acute care or extended care settings.

Amanda Silva, MD, is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon with a particular interest in complex reconstruction. After she finished her plastic surgery training she completed an additional year-long fellowship in reconstructive microsurgery at New York University. She has experience in many areas of reconstructive surgery including advanced techniques in free flap breast reconstruction, lymphedema surgery, limb salvage, and head and neck reconstruction including facial reanimation. While she enjoys performing reconstructive surgery from head to toe, she especially has an interest in head and neck and facial reconstruction for cancer and traumatic defects including facial nerve and reanimation surgery.

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Silva is passionate about continued research. She is interested in investigating ways to improve the patient experience and outcomes in head and neck reconstruction. She has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Annals of Surgical Oncology.

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • University of Texas Medical School at Houston


  • University of Chicago Medicine


  • New York University Langone Medical Center

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

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Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital - New Lenox

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UChicago Medicine River East

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At a Glance

Practicing Since2018

Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English