Mark Silverberg, MD FACEP
Mark Silverberg is an attending physician at SUNY Downstate/Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. He has spent more than two decades in that prestigious institution starting with medical school in 1993. After completing his Emergency Medicine residency at Kings County Hospital, he stayed on to join their faculty as well. He then began his academic career at SUNY Downstate as the Director of Student Education, but soon became the Assistant Residency Director and then the Associate Residency Director. With COVID looming in the background, he now holds the title of Director of Disaster Preparedness for the Emergency Department. He has also served as a Team Leader in the finish line health care tent at the NYC Marathon for numerous years. Dr. Silverberg has recently joined the EM lecture circuit and combines his love of scuba diving and underwater photography with emergency medicine. These fields mesh nicely to allow him to be a knowledgeable and entertaining speaker on marine envenomation’s and hyperbaric medicine. Dr. Silverberg also loves the great outdoors and heads the wilderness medicine division of the Emergency Medicine Department at Kings County hospital.