Evan Silverstein, M.D.

Dr. Silverstein specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus.


Dr. Silverstein is a Virginia native and attended Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. He received a dual-degree at the University of Pennsylvania, earning a Bachelor’s of Applied Science in Biomedical Science from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Biology from the School of Arts and Sciences. He then earned his M.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine where Dr. Silverstein was awarded a Canby Robinson Scholarship. He completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in ophthalmology at Vanderbilt University. He then completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at Duke University Eye Center.


Dr. Silverstein is a member of several professional organizations including the Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Virginia Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.


Dr. Silverstein is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at VCU. He specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus.


2019 MEDARVA Patient Choice Award

2019 Patient Choice Award


The following procedures are performed by this doctor.

Dry eye/tear solutions

Tears lubricate and protect your eyes and help maintain clear vision. When too few or poor quality tears are produced, dry eye occurs, causing a gritty, uncomfortable feeling, with blurriness and a feeling of something lodged in the eye.

Pediatric eye care

Treatment of cross-eye, repair of non-functioning or blocked tear duct

Removal of cyst/pimple on or in eyelid

Cysts, pimples, or sties are caused by bacteria that get into the oil glands in the eyelids.

Strabismus surgery

Strabismus surgery is very common and has a number of causes. Strabismus relates to a misalignment of the eyes, or cross eye. Treatment should be started as soon as possible to ensure the best results.