Martin Silbiger, M.D.
Senior Medical Scholar in Residence
Martin L. Silbiger is a radiologist who is a graduate of Western Reserve University. He interned at University Hospitals of Cleveland and then completed a residency at John Hopkins Hospital. Following training and further study at the National Institutes of Health, Silbiger moved to Tampa.
While in Tampa, Dr. Silbiger has been active in the medical community. He is board certified in both radiology and nuclear medicine. He was Chief of Staff at Tampa General Hospital. He was chairman of the Department of Radiology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, as well as serving as Dean and Vice President of that school.
His professional interests have included the development and practice of magnetic resonance imaging as a diagnostic technique. He is the member of multiple professional societies related to that and has received fellowship in the American College of Radiology and the gold medal awarded by the Florida Radiologic Society for contributions to the field.
He is married to Ruth Steele Silbiger and has five children and nine grandchildren. Personal interests include golf, cycling and travel. He and his family just returned from a great cycling tour of Southern France. Silbiger is active in several philanthropic groups. He also acts as the chair the Capital Campaign Committee at Metropolitan Ministries, a facility where we house homeless families and teach them to become self sufficient. He is Chairman of the board of the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. It is an exciting 5 Theater Center with a conservatory for young students in the performing arts.