Rodrigo Donalisio da Silva, MD
Assistant Professor, Surgery-Urology

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Department: Surgery-Urology

Publications

  • Warncke J, White S, O'Keefe M, Kim F, da Silva RD. Primary carcinoid tumor of the bladder. Can J Urol. 2018 Aug;25(4):9421-9423. PubMed PMID: 30125523
  • da Silva RD, Kim FJ. Prostate Cancer - Local Treatment after Radiorecurrence: Salvage Cryoablation. Int Braz J Urol. 2018 May-Jun;44(3):435-439. PubMed PMID: 29792652
  • Molina WR Junior, Pessoa RR, Silva RDD, Gustafson D, Nogueira L, Meller A. Is a safety guidewire needed for retrograde ureteroscopy?. Rev Assoc Med Bras (1992). 2017 Aug;63(8):717-721. PubMed PMID: 28977111
  • Pessoa RR, Autorino R, Laguna MP, Molina WR, Gustafson D, Nogueira L, da Silva RD, Werahera PN, Kim FJ. Laparoscopic Versus Percutaneous Cryoablation of Small Renal Mass: Systematic Review and Cumulative Analysis of Comparative Studies. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2017 Oct;15(5):513-519.e5. PubMed PMID: 28442227
  • Molina WR, Pessoa R, Donalisio da Silva R, Kenny MC, Gustafson D, Nogueira L, Leo ME, Yu MK, Kim FJ. A new patient safety smartphone application for prevention of "forgotten" ureteral stents: results from a clinical pilot study in 194 patients. Patient Saf Surg. 2017;11:10. PubMed PMID: 28396695
  • Paiva MM, da Silva RD, Jaworski P, Kim FJ, Molina WR. Subcapsular hematoma after ureteroscopy and laser lithotripsy. Can J Urol. 2016 Aug;23(4):8385-7. PubMed PMID: 27544565
  • Paiva MM, da Silva RD, Jaworski P, Kim FJ, Molina WR. Subcapsular hematoma after ureteroscopy and laser lithotripsy. Can J Urol. 2016 Aug;23(4):8385-7. PubMed PMID: 27544565
  • da Silva RD, Bidikov L, Michaels W, Gustafson D, Molina WR, Kim FJ. Bipolar energy in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia: a current systematic review of the literature. Can J Urol. 2015 Oct;22(5 Suppl 1):30-44. PubMed PMID: 26497342
  • Kim FJ, da Silva RD, Gustafson D, Nogueira L, Harlin T, Paul DL. Current issues in patient safety in surgery: a review. Patient Saf Surg. 2015;9:26. PubMed PMID: 26045717
  • Silva RD, Kim FJ. Focal Cryotherapy in Low-Risk Prostate Cancer: Are We Treating the Cancer or the Mind? - The Cancer. Int Braz J Urol. 2015 Jan-Feb;41(1):5-9. PubMed PMID: 25928504
  • Da Silva RD, Gustafson D, Nogueira L, Molina WR, Kim FJ. Renal cancer management in a patient with chronic kidney disease. Oncology (Williston Park). 2015 Mar;29(3):206-C3. PubMed PMID: 25772458
  • Kim FJ, Sehrt D, da Silva RD, Gustafson D, Nogueira L, Molina WR. Evaluation of emissivity and temperature profile of laparoscopic ultrasonic devices (blades and passive jaws). Surg Endosc. 2014 Aug 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25159635
  • Molina WR, Silva IN, Donalisio da Silva R, Gustafson D, Sehrt D, Kim FJ. Influence of saline on temperature profile of laser lithotripsy activation. J Endourol. 2015 Feb;29(2):235-9. PubMed PMID: 25154455
  • da Silva RD, Bidikov L, Michaels W, Gustafson D, Molina WR, Kim FJ. Bipolar energy in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia: a current systematic review of the literature. Can J Urol. 2015 Oct;22(5 Suppl 1):30-44. PubMed PMID: 26497342
  • Kim FJ, da Silva RD, Gustafson D, Nogueira L, Harlin T, Paul DL. Current issues in patient safety in surgery: a review. Patient Saf Surg. 2015;9:26. PubMed PMID: 26045717
  • Silva RD, Kim FJ. Focal Cryotherapy in Low-Risk Prostate Cancer: Are We Treating the Cancer or the Mind? - The Cancer. Int Braz J Urol. 2015 Jan-Feb;41(1):5-9. PubMed PMID: 25928504
  • Da Silva RD, Gustafson D, Nogueira L, Molina WR, Kim FJ. Renal cancer management in a patient with chronic kidney disease. Oncology (Williston Park). 2015 Mar;29(3):206-C3. PubMed PMID: 25772458
  • Kim FJ, Sehrt D, da Silva RD, Gustafson D, Nogueira L, Molina WR. Evaluation of emissivity and temperature profile of laparoscopic ultrasonic devices (blades and passive jaws). Surg Endosc. 2014 Aug 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25159635
  • Molina WR, Silva IN, Donalisio da Silva R, Gustafson D, Sehrt D, Kim FJ. Influence of saline on temperature profile of laser lithotripsy activation. J Endourol. 2015 Feb;29(2):235-9. PubMed PMID: 25154455
  • da Silva RD, Sehrt D, Molina WR, Moss J, Park SH, Kim FJ. Significance of surgical plume obstruction during laparoscopy. JSLS. 2014 Jul;18(3). PubMed PMID: 25419108
  • da Silva RD, Sehrt D, Molina WR, Moss J, Park SH, Kim FJ. Significance of surgical plume obstruction during laparoscopy. JSLS. 2014 Jul;18(3). PubMed PMID: 25419108
  • Da Silva RD, Molina WR, Gustafson D, Nogueira L, Tayal S, La Rosa FG, Kim FJ. Large renal mass: a challenge for the urologist. Oncology (Williston Park). 2014 Apr;28(4):320, 324. PubMed PMID: 24839805
  • da Silva RD, Jaworski P, Gustafson D, Nogueira L, Molina W, Kim FJ. How I do it: prostate cryoablation (PCry). Can J Urol. 2014 Apr;21(2):7251-4. PubMed PMID: 24775582
  • da Silva RD, Schulte MB, Miano R, Gustafson D, Nogueira L, Kim FJ. Highlights of the 34th Annual Ralph E. Hopkins at Jackson Hole Seminars (JHS) on February 7-12, 2014, Jackson Hole, WY, USA. Can J Urol. 2014 Apr;21(2):7185-7. PubMed PMID: 24775568
  • da Silva RD, Gustafson D, Nogueira L, Werahera PN, Molina WR, Kim FJ. Targeted Therapy for Metastatic Renal Carcinoma: an Update. J Kidney Cancer VHL. 2014;1(6):63-73. PubMed PMID: 28326251
  • Mattei J, da Silva RD, Sehrt D, Molina WR, Kim FJ. Targeted therapy in metastatic renal carcinoma. Cancer Lett. 2014 Feb 28;343(2):156-60. PubMed PMID: 24239667
  • Crivelli JJ, Xylinas E, Kluth LA, da Silva RD, Chrystal J, Novara G, Karakiewicz PI, David SG, Scherr DS, Lotan Y, Shariat SF. Effect of statin use on outcomes of non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer. BJU Int. 2013 Jul;112(2):E4-12. PubMed PMID: 23795797
  • da Silva RD, Xylinas E, Kluth L, Crivelli JJ, Chrystal J, Chade D, Guglielmetti GB, Pycha A, Lotan Y, Karakiewicz PI, Sun M, Fajkovic H, Zerbib M, Scherr DS, Shariat SF. Impact of statin use on oncologic outcomes in patients with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder treated with radical cystectomy. J Urol. 2013 Aug;190(2):487-92. PubMed PMID: 23395802
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Practice Locations

Denver Health
777 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80204
303-436-6000

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Urology, Board Certification
Clinical Interests
Urethral Diseases (strictures, trauma), Prostate Diseases (prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia), Bladder Diseases (bladder cancer, overactive bladder, neurogenic bladder, bladder stones, urinary retention) , Kidney diseases (kidney cancer, kidney stones) , Urological cancers (bladder, kidney, penile, testis). Minimally invasive surgery (Laser, endoscopic surgery, laparoscopic surgery), Erectile Dysfunction (medical therapy and penile prosthesis), Urinary incontinence (male and female)

Care Philosophy
My philosophy of care is based on principals: Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Excellence, and patient-centered care. The patient always comes first.

Personal Interests
I enjoy teaching, Endurance Sports (Triathlons, long distance running, cycling), Travel, Photography.

General Information

Department: Surgery-Urology
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