Professional Education

Known in the medical community as a true pioneer for the furthering of cancer research and treatment, Silwan Chedid, has worked in major cancers around the country.

Dr. Silwan ChedidAt present, he is a Board Certified Cancer Specialist at his own clinical practice; while also serving as the principal investigator of three clinical trials in the Oncology Section at Central Texas Veterans Healthcare System. Silwan Chedid has spent a professional career lifetime in the research and development of the treatment of cancer, with special research interest in breast cancer treatments, colon cancer, cord blood transportation, and chemotherapy. Silwan Chedid has also published a number of well-reputed articles in medical publications on these topics. All of this excellence in his field began with a hard-won and successful professional chronology of higher education, as discussed below.

Silwan Chedid began his path to medical career excellence with an Associate of Liberal Arts in 1992 from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science in Denton, Texas. In 1995, Chedid received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Texas in Austin, Texas. In 1999, he continued with his quest for medical knowledge and cancer treatment research excellence by achieving a Masters Degree in Medicine from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. The hands-on aspect of Silwan Chedid’s medical education came next when he took up a Medical Residency in 2002 in Internal Medicine from the University of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark, New Jersey. Silwan Chedid next undertook his medical fellowship at one of the world’s most well-known and respected cancer centers, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. This fellowship was in Hematology and Oncology.

While his formal education in medicine was achieved, Silwan Chedid has never stopped his quest for learning more about oncology, and treatment of cancer; through his long list of medical studies and publications published.