About Silvia Delgado
Silvia Delgado, MD, is the Director of the Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Center at the University of Florida as well as the Newborn Screen Cystic Fibrosis Center Director. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Pediatric Pulmonary Division at the University of Florida.
Dr. Delgado is board certified in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine.
Dr. Delgado obtained her medical degree at Universidad Dr. José Matías Delgado Escuela de Medicina in El Salvador. She completed postgraduate training in Pediatrics in State University of New York in Brooklyn, having also completed her Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship at Children’s National Health System in Washington D.C.
Before joining the faculty at the University of Florida, Dr. Delgado was an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Md.
Dr. Delgado evaluates and treats children with a wide range of respiratory disorders, such as asthma, chronic aspiration, tracheomalacia, bronchomalacia, congenital lung abnormalities, etc.
Her areas of interest include cystic fibrosis and chronic lung disease of prematurity, as well as quality improvement.
Dr. Delgado has a personal interest in improving care of cystic fibrosis patients in developing countries.
Honors & Awards
Pediatric PulmonologyAmerican Board of Pediatrics
PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
- Pediatric Pulmonary
- Cystic fibrosis
- Lung disease