" My commitment to patients goes beyond my medical education. It extends to everything that makes your experience here comfortable and your results remarkable. Even though I’ve been performing facial plastic surgery for over 30 years, the enjoyment and thrill of accomplishing excellent results are still very exciting to me. "
William E. Silver, M.D., F.A.C.S., founded Premier Image Cosmetic & Laser Surgery in 1970. With over 30 years experience in otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery, Dr. Silver embodies the vision of integrating exceptional medical care with his own mastery and artistry of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.
He is a native of Atlanta and fondly remembers as a young boy shadowing his father and uncle in their professional fields of dentistry and cosmetic surgery. It was then, at the young age of nine, that Dr. Silver knew he too would be a doctor. Dr. Silver received his undergraduate degree from Emory University and in 1963 he received his doctorate of medicine from the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Silver completed his residency at Mount Sinai and Belleview Hospitals in New York City in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Otolaryngology. Subsequently, he served as the Director of Head and Neck Surgery for the United States Army.
He continued mastering his skills under the training of the finest facial plastic surgeons of the day, Dr. Jack Anderson, Dr. A.G. Silver, and Dr. Richard Webster. During this time he received numerous academic awards and achievements and was selected among only 39 Facial Plastic Surgeons in the United States to be awarded a Fellowship Directorship of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Silver continues to hold the position of Fellowship Director and maintains the only Atlanta area facility to train and mentor other facial plastic surgeons in the art and skills of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Premier Image Cosmetic & Laser Surgery was Georgia’s first multi-specially cosmetic surgery practice to offer facial and body plastic surgery with anti-aging medical spa.
Dr. Silver built Premier Image in answer to his dream of providing patients with a comfortable home-like environment with luxurious accommodations. The center was completed with a paparazzi entrance affording privacy for the many celebrities, local dignitaries, and people in the media. Premier Image Surgery Center is highly recognized as one of Atlanta’s premier surgery centers with state and federal licensing and the exceptional credentialing of being AAA accredited. Patients can relax and feel at ease while receiving the care of Dr. Silver’s team of experts with board certified anesthesiologists, physicians, and physicians assistants, as well as a staff that was carefully chosen for their exceptional credentials and caring attitudes.
Dr. Silver serves on the executive committee of the Medical Association of Atlanta and has been elected to assume the position of Presidency in 2008. He is an active medical staff member at Emory Dunwoody Hospital, Northside Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital, Children’s Healthcare, Grady Hospital, North Fulton Hospital, and DeKalb General Hospital. Dr. Silver is triple board certified and serves as an assistant professor of surgery at the Emory University School of Medicine, and is Vice President and Fellowship Director of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Renowned nationally and internationally, Dr. Silver is dedicated to sharing his knowledge to other physicians through his lectures, teaching and training in the art and science of facial cosmetic surgery. While keeping a busy travel schedule, he always reserves plenty of time to care for his patients as well as accepting new patients. Whether a minor flaw, the aging process, or the effect of an illness or accident, Dr. Silver understands the connection between the way people feel about their appearance and the way they feel about themselves. He believes it is a unique privilege to enhance not only a person’s appearance but more importantly their self-esteem. His goal is to restore a healthy, natural, beautiful, and youthful appearance using the latest, most advanced techniques in facial plastic non-surgical and surgical procedures. His greatest joy comes from improving the lives of his patients.
Dr. Silver is actively involved with the “Face to Face” program here in Atlanta providing restorative surgery for battered women as well as his travels across the world providing facial plastic reconstructive surgery to correct deformities and disfigurement due to hereditary or tragedy to those unable to afford otherwise. Dr. Silver also remains active and raises funding for UNICEF, American Breast Cancer Society, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Foundation, and the American Heart Association, among others. He has remained committed to providing not only support but treatment for families and children in need.
Dr. William Silver, his wife and two children reside here in Atlanta. They are known for their people-oriented approach to business and are passionately active in local community concerns. When Dr. Silver takes time to relax, he enjoys golfing, racket ball and most of all sculpting, which is actually an extension of his craft.
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