Dr. Mauricio Silva is the Medical Director of Luskin Orthopaedic Institute for Children in Los Angeles and a Clinical Professor at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Silva is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. His clinical interest includes pediatric orthopaedic trauma and outcomes, management of clubfoot deformities, and the management of musculoskeletal complications associated with hemophilia.
He received his medical degree from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia in 1993, and completed his orthopaedic residency at the same institution in 1999. Dr. Silva joined Luskin Orthopaedic Institute for Children in 1999, completing his fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics at LuskinOIC in 2004.
He has published over 50 peer reviewed articles and multiple book chapters. Dr. Silva is a member of AAOS, POSNA, COA, and the Colombian Society of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Triage & Urgent Care
Hemophilia Emergency Preparedness
Inhibitors & Inhibitor Management
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, School of Medicine, Bogotá, Colombia, February 1987 to June 1992.
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Hospital Universitario de la Samaritana, Bogotá, Colombia, July 1992 to June 1993.
Doctor of Medicine degree issued on July 16, 1993.
Orthopedics and Traumatology: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia, February 1995 to January 1999.
Specialist in Orthopedics and Traumatology degree issued on April 15, 1999.
Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedics, Orthopedic Hospital, Los Angeles, August 2004–July 2005
Research Fellowship in Musculoskeletal Complications in Hemophilia, International Hemophilia Treatment Center, Orthopedic Hospital, University of California Los Angeles, August 1999–September 2003
Research Fellowship in Total Joint Reconstruction, Joint Replacement Institute at Orthopedic Hospital, University of California Los Angeles, August 1999–September 2003
Diplomate, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 7/24/14–12/31/24
Radiologic Technology Certification Committee (RTCC), California Department of Public Health, January 2017 – present.
Medical Advisory Board, World Federation of Hemophilia, May 2014 – July 2016.
Chair, Musculoskeletal Committee of the World Federation of Hemophilia, May 2014 – July 2016.
Trauma Prevention and Disaster Response Committee, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, 2013 – 2015
Senior Vice-Chair, Musculoskeletal Committee of the World Federation of Hemophilia, July 2012 – May 2014.
Junior Vice-Chair, Musculoskeletal Committee of the World Federation of Hemophilia, July 2010 – July 2012.
Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee, National Hemophilia Foundation, March 2010 – 2012.
Steering Committee of the International Registry on Knee Arthroplasty in Hemophiliacs, October 2010 – 2012.
Medical Advisory Board, Hemophilia Federation of America, 2004.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Active Fellow, October of 2015 – present.
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Active Member, May of 2015 – present.
Musculoskeletal Committee, World Federation of Hemophilia, 2000 – present.
Western Orthopaedic Association, 2005 – present.
California Orthopaedic Association, 2007 – present
Los Angeles Pediatric Society, 2017 – present.
Sociedad Colombiana de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología, 1999 – present.
José Vicente Bernal Award, Sociedad Colombiana de Ortopedia y Traumatología, 1997
Colombian National Academy of Medicine Award, 1997
Henri Horoszowski Memorial Prize, XXIII International Congress of the World Federation of Hemophilia, 1998
The G. June Marshall Award-Excellence in Research, Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital, 2002
Henri Horoszowski Memorial Prize, XXV International Congress of the World Federation of Hemophilia, 2002
Technological Advancement Award, German Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedics Today, 2004