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Derrick DeSilva Jr., M.D.

Derrick DeSilva Jr., M.D.

Dr. DeSilva was named "One of the Best Doctors in the New York Metro Area" by New York Magazine. He is a practicing internist in New Jersey and an author, radio and television talk show host.
Dr. Derrick DeSilva is on the Attending Staff at the Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, N.J., and on the teaching faculty at JFK Medical Center in Edison, N.J.

He has lectured on various topics in medicine --nationally and internationally-- and has his own talk show called Ask the Doctor which airs on WCTC in New Jersey (1450 AM) as well as his own television show, "To Your Health" which airs on News 12 NJ in New Jersey. He has hosted medical segments on CNN and appeared as a medical guest on numerous national television programs, including ABC NightLine and Larry King Live.

New York Magazine named Dr. DeSilva as “One of the Best Doctors in New York Metro Area” and according to an article in New Jersey Monthly Magazine, he was also named “One of The Best Doctors in New Jersey.”

Dr. DeSilva is an active member of:
  • The American Medical Association
  • The Society of Internal Medicine

He is also past president of the American Nutraceuticals Association and is currently the Chairman of the AgeMed Organization.

In his own words, "As a healer and a physician, I have always believed to extend my knowledge and intentions into the universal care of the patient.  One of my favorite expressions is "The best of both worlds."  The unity of the worlds of medicine from both the East and the West.
 
Eastern medicine has existed for 5000 years while Western medicine although newborn has a great deal to offer.  The essential key is to unite these two cultures and incorporate them in a safe and effective manner for the diagnosis and healing process of the patient.  The primary words to this are safe and effective.  Each patient is different and has a unique set of needs - in this case, one size does not fit all.
 
As I strive to know my patients and access their individual health concerns and needs, a cooperative plan of care will be formulated.  Ideally, each individual must be encouraged to be responsible for one's health.  Once this concept is embraced, I will be able to assist each one in their road to better health."


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Ask an Expert: Questions and Answers


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