dr. Melinda Silva, MD
890 Eastlake Parkway #305
Chula Vista, CA. 91914
Phone: (619) 761-1574
Dr. Melinda Silva, MD
Dr. Silva graduated from UCLA with a BS in PsychoBiology then went on to receive her medical degree from UC Davis School of Medicine. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine then pursued a Fellowship in Functional and Integrative Medicine. Dr. Silva has dedicated most of her adult life to community service. She has volunteered to help abused and neglected children, tutored teens in juvenile prison, provided free medical care to the homeless and organized an outreach program to mentor high school students. From soccer mom to girl scout troop leader, Dr. Silva is enthusiastic to be a role model and make a positive impact on those around her.
Dr. Melinda Silva strives to provide the best medical care possible with a focus on prevention and holistic health care. After 15 years as a Family Doctor, her emphasis is now on optimal health with her professional goal to improve the quality of life others. She has helped to train other doctors in her field, lectured at a national level, and serves as a guest medical contributor for Fox 5 news. Dr. Silva focuses on helping people to lose weight, cosmetic medicine and bioidentical hormone therapy. She is able to use hormones to help people with chronic pain, insomnia, fatigue, lack of energy and mood changes. Dr. Silva acknowledges that lifestyle factors including nutrition, supplements and exercise are crucial for optimal health care. Dr. Silva has received numerous awards and accolades for academic excellence, leadership achievements, clinical care and charity efforts. Dr. Melinda Silva is inspired most by her husband Rafael and her four children, Rafi, Danny, Christian and Aliana who give her endless joy and remind her of what is most important in life.
dr. melinda silva, MD
- 2010 Fellow in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine
- 2009 -10 Faculty Lecturer, Lilly Pharmaceuticals
- 2006-8 Clinical Researcher in Obesity
- 2005 - present Youngevity Scientific Advisory Board
- 2003-9 Medical Director, Health Education, Kaiser Permanente
- 1997, Chief Resident in Family Medicine, Long Beach Memorial, Board Certified
- 1993 University of California, Davis, Medical School, MD
- 1988 University of California, Los Angeles, BS, PsychoBiology