About Otoño Silva, MD

About Dr. Silva

Otoño Silva, MD, founder of Interventional Orthopedics of Washington in Bellevue, Washington, is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Following this, he completed a specialized fellowship in Interventional Orthopedics with a focus on regenerative therapies, including prolotherapy, PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) and Stem Cell Therapy for orthopedic/musculoskeletal applications.

He has a passion for professional development, continued education, teaching, research, and developing a partnership with his patients to work towards their optimal health with an integrative approach.

Before his formal medical training, Dr. Silva earned a bachelor of science degree in nutrition and trained and worked as a massage therapist. This training, along with a personal regenerative medicine treatment experience changed his life and inspired him to enter the medical field. His skills as a body worker have enhanced his hands-on physical exam skills as a physiatrist and interventional orthopedic specialist. In addition, this has taught and enabled him to incorporate a holistic approach for patient care into his practice. As a part of this holistic approach he utilizes IMS / dry needling for diagnostic purposes and pain relief for patients, appropriately refers his patients for chiropractic care, physical therapy, nutritional planning and hormone balance as needed to comprehensively address their health and well-being.

At Interventional Orthopedics of Washington, Dr. Silva creates a balance between a natural approach and traditional medicine. Rather than mask your symptoms with pain medication and steroid injections that will contribute to degeneration of your joints and tissues, his goal is to diagnose the underlying causes of your pain. This allows him to develop a plan to address the source of your pain and assist in healing and restoration of a healthy, potentially
pain free, active lifestyle. He achieves this by utilizing science-backed, groundbreaking regenerative medical therapies, such as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and stem cell treatments that harness and bolster your body’s own healing abilities.

Dr. Silva continues to expand his skills and knowledge by conducting research in interventional orthopedics to advance the field of regenerative medicine. He also teaches courses for the Interventional Orthopedics Foundation (IOF) around the country to share his advanced knowledge and pass these skills on to other physicians. IOF has scheduled Dr. Silva to host and teach the Shoulder Injection Course in the Bellevue Clinic in September 2019. He and his team welcome you to Interventional Orthopedics of Washington to develop and implement a plan to reduce your pain, restore your function, and recover the quality of life that you deserve.

Dr. Silva’s Credentials:

Undergraduate Education, 2007, Magna Cum Lauda
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Bachelor of Science Nutrition and Dietetics

Medical Education, 2008-2013
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Internship, 2013-2014
Harbor UCLA General Surgery
Los Angeles, California

Residency, 2014-2017
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Louisiana State University, New Orleans

Fellowship, 2017-2018
Interventional Orthopedics
Centeno -Schultz Clinic, Broomfield, CO

Board Certifications
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Previous Academic Appointments
Attending Physician, Cento-Schultz Clinic

Current Academic Appointments
Instructor, Interventional Orthopedics Foundation

Additional Credentials/Certifications/Training
Spine Interventions Society – Lumbar Procedures
American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – Chemodenervation of
Head/Neck
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation – Advanced Lumbar Spine Orthobiologics
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation – Advanced Shoulder Orthobiologics
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation – Advanced Hip and Knee Orthobiologics
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation – Bone Marrow Aspiration and Liposuction
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation – Elbow, Wrist, Hand, Ankle and Foot Orthobiologics
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation – Nucleated Cell Counting Orthobiologics
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation – Advanced Spine Intradiscal Orthobiologics

Professional Associations / Memberships
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation (IOF)
King County Medical Association
Washington State Medical Association
Puget Sound Spine Society
American Academy of Orthopedic Medicine (AAOM) - Pending


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Interventional Orthopedics of Washington

Otoño Silva, MD, founder of Interventional Orthopedics of Washington in Bellevue, Washington, is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Following this, he completed a specialized fellowship in Interventional Orthopedics with a focus on regenerative therapies, including prolotherapy, PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) and Stem Cell Therapy for orthopedic/musculoskeletal applications.

He has a passion for professional development, continued education, teaching, research, and developing a partnership with his patients to work towards their optimal health with an integrative approach.

Before his formal medical training, Dr. Silva earned a bachelor of science degree in nutrition and trained and worked as a massage therapist. This training, along with a personal regenerative medicine treatment experience changed his life and inspired him to enter the medical field. His skills as a body worker have enhanced his hands-on physical exam skills as a physiatrist and interventional orthopedic specialist. In addition, this has taught and enabled him to incorporate a holistic approach for patient care into his practice. As a part of this holistic approach he utilizes IMS / dry needling for diagnostic purposes and pain relief for patients, appropriately refers his patients for chiropractic care, physical therapy, nutritional planning and hormone balance as needed to comprehensively address their health and well-being.

At Interventional Orthopedics of Washington, Dr. Silva creates a balance between a natural approach and traditional medicine. Rather than mask your symptoms with pain medication and steroid injections that will contribute to degeneration of your joints and tissues, his goal is to diagnose the underlying causes of your pain. This allows him to develop a plan to address the source of your pain and assist in healing and restoration of a healthy, potentially
pain free, active lifestyle. He achieves this by utilizing science-backed, groundbreaking regenerative medical therapies, such as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and stem cell treatments that harness and bolster your body’s own healing abilities.

Dr. Silva continues to expand his skills and knowledge by conducting research in interventional orthopedics to advance the field of regenerative medicine. He also teaches courses for the Interventional Orthopedics Foundation (IOF) around the country to share his advanced knowledge and pass these skills on to other physicians. IOF has scheduled Dr. Silva to host and teach the Shoulder Injection Course in the Bellevue Clinic in September 2019. He and his team welcome you to Interventional Orthopedics of Washington to develop and implement a plan to reduce your pain, restore your function, and recover the quality of life that you deserve.

Dr. Silva’s Credentials:

Undergraduate Education, 2007, Magna Cum Lauda
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Bachelor of Science Nutrition and Dietetics

Medical Education, 2008-2013
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Internship, 2013-2014
Harbor UCLA General Surgery
Los Angeles, California

Residency, 2014-2017
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Louisiana State University, New Orleans

Fellowship, 2017-2018
Interventional Orthopedics
Centeno -Schultz Clinic, Broomfield, CO

Board Certifications
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Previous Academic Appointments
Attending Physician, Cento-Schultz Clinic

Current Academic Appointments
Instructor, Interventional Orthopedics Foundation

Additional Credentials/Certifications/Training
Spine Interventions Society – Lumbar Procedures
American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – Chemodenervation of
Head/Neck
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation – Advanced Lumbar Spine Orthobiologics
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation – Advanced Shoulder Orthobiologics
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation – Advanced Hip and Knee Orthobiologics
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation – Bone Marrow Aspiration and Liposuction
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation – Elbow, Wrist, Hand, Ankle and Foot Orthobiologics
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation – Nucleated Cell Counting Orthobiologics
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation – Advanced Spine Intradiscal Orthobiologics

Professional Associations / Memberships
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation (IOF)
King County Medical Association
Washington State Medical Association
Puget Sound Spine Society
American Academy of Orthopedic Medicine (AAOM) - Pending



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    "Dr. Silva was professional, knowledgeable, and prepared me for my procedure from start to finish. My health issues are improving due to his work."

    Jefferson C.
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    "Dr. Otono Silva is one of 3 MDs that I have personally encountered in my life, who truly care about their patients and staff."

    Carrie M.
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    "The most knowledgeable, kind, caring, compassionate, and empathetic doctor I have ever come across."

    Michele P.
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1515 116th Ave NE, Suite 202
Bellevue, WA 98004
Phone: 425-326-1665
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