Dr Silberstein completed his medical training at the University of New South Wales, graduating with first class honours and the University Medal. He undertook neurology training in Australia and the UK before training in Deep Brain Stimulation at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London, where he undertook studies toward a Doctorate of Medicine. His thesis examined clinical correlations of deep brain recordings in patients with Parkinson’s disease and dystonia.
Dr Silberstein maintains a strong interest in the medical and surgical management of Parkinson’s disease, tremor, dystonia and other movement disorders. Dr Silberstein’s roles in Deep Brain Stimulation are in patient selection, intra-operative targeting, neurophysiologic recording and clinical assessment as well as long term programming of implanted stimulators.