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Patients Treated

Adults and children 2 years and older

Locations

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology, 1991, Recertified 2001
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, 1986
  • Recertified in 2011

Awards

  • Named one of the "North Carolina's Best Doctors," Business North Carolina magazine (2014, 2015, 2016).
  • Charlotte Business Journal Top Doctors in Pediatric Allergy and Immunology (2014); in Allergy and Immunology (2016)
  • Business North Carolina Top Doctors (2014)
  • Named one of the "North Carolina's Best Doctors," Business North Carolina magazine (2013).
  • 2013 Business North Carolina “North Carolina’s Best Doctors: Allergy & Immunology”

Education

  • Fellowship: University of South Florida College of Medicine and affiliated hospitals
  • Residency: Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
  • Internship: Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
  • Medical School: Albany Medical College
  • College: University of Pennsylvania

Biography

Dr. Richard Silton was an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Following college he earned his medical degree at the Albany Medical College in Albany, New York. Dr. Silton was an intern and resident in Internal medicine at the Beth Israel Hospital in New York City, New York. He then fulfilled a National Health Corp scholarship by working three years in a physician shortage area. Dr. Silton then completed a two year fellowship in Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the University of South Florida and affiliated hospitals in Tampa, Florida.

Dr. Silton, his wife Debbie and their two young children moved to Charlotte in 1994. Dr. Silton was the allergist for Kaiser Permanente until joining the Carolina Asthma and Allergy Center in January of 1997.

Dr. Silton is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. He is a member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. He is a member of the Mecklenburg Medical Society.

The practice of Allergy and Immunology has been his professional passion since 1988. He considers the treatment of children, teens and adults a true privilege. The education of medical students and medical residents has been very important to Dr. Silton. He participates in a monthly teaching clinic for Family Practice Residents of the Carolinas Healthcare System. Residents and PA students have participated in electives at the offices of CAAC. Dr. Silton has participated in lectures for medical residents at CHS and also in lectures and talks for the lay public.

Richard and Debbie Silton delighted in raising their children in Charlotte. Their daughter Rachel and her husband Seth, live in Texas. Rachel is a middle school teacher. Their son Matthew, lives in California where he works for a startup company in the Bay area.

Dr. Silton and his wife enjoy travel, concerts and theater. They always have fun visiting their children. Dr. Silton loves music. He plays clarinet, guitar and drums. He hopes that he and Debbie will have a grandchild or two to love a lot and to spoil just a little bit.