About Our Practice

Patients choose us for our comprehensive, patient-centered care. With expertise in the latest surgical techniques, our Orthopaedic team offers a modern surgical unit in the local Tri State are. Our highly experienced team has an excellent record in successful hip and knee surgeries so you can get back to the activities you enjoy.

Common Diagnosis Treated Common Procedures
• Osteoarthritis • Total Hip Replacement
• Avascular Necrosis • Total Knee Replacement
• Post-Traumatic Arthritis • Partial Knee Replacement
• Previous Total Hip or Knee Replacement • Revision Hip Replacement
• Adult Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) • Revision Knee Replacement
• Rotator Cuff Tear • Shoulder Replacement

Our Office

Medical Associates Clinic - Dubuque, West Campus
1500 Associates Drive
Dubuque, IA 52002

Tel: 563 - 584 4460

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm



Dr. Silvia is an Orthopaedic Surgeon at Medical Associates Clinic. He earned his medical degree at the University of Connecticut where he also completed a PhD in the Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology. After completing his internship and orthopaedic residency at the University of Massachusetts, Dr. Silvia continued his training in Adult Reconstructive Joint Surgery at Glasgow Royal Infirmary in Scotland, UK. In addition to the surgical replacement of the hip and knee, Dr. Silvia has focused his research interests in the success and patient satisfaction of joint replacements.


MAKO Robotic Assisted Surgery

Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery (Arthroplasty)

Partial Knee Replacement Surgery (Unicondylar Knee Arthroplasty)

Minimally Invasive Hip Replacements

Minimally Invasive Knee Replacements

Anatomic Total Shoulder Replacements

Reverse Total Shoulder Replacements

Research Interests:

Complex Hip and Knee Reconstruction

Molecular Biology of Arthritis