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Eduardo da Silveira, MDGastroenterologist

Dr. Eduardo da Silveira is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and he has been in practice since 2003. He is a native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he attended medical school. He moved to the US in 1997 to pursue post-graduate training and completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Gastroenterology at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami. He then completed an advanced fellowship in Biliary Endoscopy (2005) and a fellowship in Endoscopy Ultrasound at Stanford University (2006), where he served as an Instructor of Medicine.

Before he started his practice in San Jose in 2008, Dr. Eduardo da Silveira was an Assistant Professor of Medicine and worked for the Veterans Affairs Medical Center as an Interventionalist Gastroenterologist. Dr. Eduardo da Silveira has multiple publications in gastroenterology, and he is particularly interested in new endoscopic techniques. In 2018, Dr. Eduardo da Silveira went to the National Cancer Center Hospital in Tokyo and the Zhongshan Hospital (Fudan University) in Shanghai to learn Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) and Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM). His practice is focused on conventional and complex endoscopic procedures like upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, ERCP, EUS, ESD, and POEM.

He is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), and the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). Dr. Eduardo da Silveira is also on the medical staff of the Good Samaritan Hospital, El Camino Hospital (Los Gatos and Mountain View), Regional Medical Center, and the O’Connor Hospital. In his free time, he likes to watch and play basketball with his son.

Treatment Philosophy:

Working in the Bay Area as a gastroenterologist for many years has been very rewarding. The diverse patient population in the South Bay Area has exposed me to a number of gastrointestinal diseases not commonly seen in other parts of the country. My goal is to develop a focused and cost-effective treatment plan for every patient. I strive to deliver care that is compassionate and proactive, from the office to the endoscopy suite.

Professional Publications

  • Adam V, Bhat M, Martel M, da Silveira E, Reinhold C, Valois E, Barkun JS, Barkun AN. Comparison Costs of ERCP and MRCP in Patients with Suspected Biliary Obstruction Based on a Randomized Trial. Value Health. 2015 Sep;18(6):767-73. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2015.04.009. Epub 2015 Jun 11.
  • Bhat M, Romagnuolo J, da Silveira E, Reinhold C, Valois E, Martel M, Barkun JS, Barkun AN. Randomised clinical trial: MRCP-first vs. ERCP-first approach in patients with suspected biliary obstruction due to bile duct stones. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Nov;38(9):1045-53. doi: 10.1111/apt.12481. Epub 2013 Sep 11.
  • da Silveira E, Barkun AN.Self-expandable metal stents in acute malignant colonic obstruction: shall you cross this bridge? Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Jan;67(1):74-6. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2007.06.062. Epub 2007 Dec 3.
  • Artifon, E. L., Couto, D., Sakai, P., & Silveira, E. B. (2009). Prospective Evaluation of EUS Versus CT Scan for Staging of Ampullary Cancer. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy,70(2), 290-296. doi:10.1016/j.gie.2008.11.045
  • Artifon, E. L., Silveira, E. B., Aparicio, D., Takada, J., Baracat, R., Sakai, C. M., . . . Couto, D. S. (2011). Management of Common Bile Duct Stones in Cirrhotic Patients with Coagulopathy: A Comparison of Supra-Papillary Puncture and Standard Cannulation Technique. Digestive Diseases and Sciences,56(6), 1904-1911. doi:10.1007/s10620-011-1593-2
  • Artifon, E., Silveira, E. D., Lopes, R., Kumar, A., Bhutani, M., Mesquita, J., . . . Srougi, M. (2008). Endoscopic Ultrasound-guided Ureterosigmoidostomy in Malignant Ureteral Obstruction: Description of a New Method. Endoscopy,40(09), 769-772. doi:10.1055/s-2008-1077447
  • Comay, D., Adam, V., Silveira, E. B., Kennedy, W., Mayrand, S., & Barkun, A. N. (2008). The Stretta Procedure Versus Proton Pump Inhibitors and Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication in the Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology,22(6), 552-558. doi:10.1155/2008/765458
  • Kin, K. C., Lin, B., Chaung, K. T., Ha, N. B., Trinh, H. N., Garcia, R. T., . . . Nguyen, M. H. (2013). Less-Established Risk Factors Are Common in Asian Americans with Hepatitis C Virus: A Case-Controlled Study. Digestive Diseases and Sciences,58(11), 3342-3347. doi:10.1007/s10620-013-2884-6
  • Kin, K. C., Lin, B., Ha, N. B., Chaung, K. T., Trinh, H. N., Garcia, R. T., . . . Nguyen, M. H. (2013). High Proportion of Hepatitis C Virus in Community Asian American Patients With Non–Liver-related Complaints. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology,47(4), 367-371. doi:10.1097/mcg.0b013e3182688b3e
  • Silveira, E. B., Artifon, E. L., & Garcia, R. T. (2010). EUS-guided FNA for GI stromal tumors: Caveat lector. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy,71(3), 659-660. doi:10.1016/j.gie.2009.07.034
  • Silveira, E. B., & Artifon, E. L. (2008). Cost-Effectiveness of Palliation of Unresectable Esophageal Cancer. Digestive Diseases and Sciences,53(12), 3103-3111. doi:10.1007/s10620-008-0302-2
  • Silveira, E. D., & Barkun, A. (2007). EUS-first versus ERC-first for patients with intermediate probability of bile duct stones: Is one strategy superior to the other? Endoscopy,39(04), 357-358. doi:10.1055/s-2007-966255
  • Silveira, E. B., Lam, E., Martel, M., Bensoussan, K., & Barkun, A. N. (2006). The importance of process issues as predictors of time to endoscopy in patients with acute upper-GI bleeding using the RUGBE data. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy,64(3), 299-309. doi:10.1016/j.gie.2005.11.051
  • Da Silveira, E. B., & Rogers, A. I. (2002). Treatment of Achalasia with Botulinum A Toxin. American Journal of Therapeutics,9(2), 157-161. Retrieved from
  • Silveira, E. B., Young, K., Rodriguez, M., & Ameen, N. (2002). Reye’s Syndrome in a 17-year-old male: Is this disease really disappearing? Digestive Diseases and Sciences,47(9), 1959-1961. doi:10.1023/a:1019639921698
  • Silveira, E. B., & Barkin, J. S. (2002). Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis. The American Journal of Gastroenterology,97(6), 1557-1559. doi:10.1111/j.1572-0241.2002.05804.x
  • Silveira, E. B., & Rogers, A. I. (2002). Achalasia: A Review of Therapeutic Options and Outcomes. Comprehensive Therapy,28(1), 15-22. doi:10.1007/s12019-002-0038-4
  • Silveira, E. B., Jeffers, L., & Schiff, E. R. (2002). Diagnostic Laparoscopy in Radiation-induced Liver Disease. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy,55(3), 432-434. doi:10.1067/mge.2002.120879
  • Silveira, E. B. (2006). Outcome of Cirrhotic Patients Undergoing Cholecystectomy: Applying Bayesian Analysis in Gastroenterology. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology,21(6), 958-962. doi:10.1111/j.1440-1746.2006.04227.

Specialties and Services

  • Colonoscopy and Colon Cancer Screening
  • EMR (Endoscopic Mucosal Resection)
  • EGD (Esophagogastroduodenoscopy)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • EUS (Endoscopic Ultrasound)
  • Bariatric Endoscopy
  • Endoscopic palliation of cancers (pancreas, esophagus, colon)
  • Management of liver diseases (viral hepatitis, cirrhosis, fatty liver)
  • Management of disease of the stomach and intestines (Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis, infections, malabsorptions)
  • Management of diseases of the pancreas, gallbladder and bile duct
  • Online Video Visits

Online Video Visits

Dr. Eduardo da Silveira is able to offer online tele-health services for patients who want to see or speak to the provider from the comfort of their home. Please contact our office at to schedule an appointment.


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

Education & Training

  • Fellowship: University of Miami
  • Advanced Fellowship: McGill University and Stanford University
  • Residency: University of Miami
  • MD: Federal University of Rio de Janeiro



Dr. Silveira is extremely knowledgeable, listens and is compassionate. I never felt rushed and I left with a clear sense of what I needed to do with my situation. His staff is professional, helpful and friendly. I recommend Dr Silveira highly!

~ Lori A ~

Dr. Da Silveira was polite and mindful! He explained to me exactly what he was asking and why! His secretary was very nice, helpful, fast and friendly!!

~ Beatriz C ~

Whenever I have to go in and meet with Dr. Eduardo da Silveira, I am always at ease with him, he is always reassuring and I feel confident with my treatment of my condition.

~ Nicholas C ~

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