Dr. Joseph Silva, OD -Reliant Medical Group, Holden, MA

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Reliant Medical Group Southboro Medical - Now a part of Reliant Medical Group (800) 283-2556 (508) 481-5500

Joseph Silva
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Holden
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(508) 829-2847
64 Boyden Road, Holden, MA, 01520

Overall Patient Rating

4.9 out of 5 stars - 136 total ratings

“I have always had a great fascination with all things related to the eyes…”

Dr. Joseph Silva decided to become an optometrist because he enjoys the challenge of determining what a patient’s problem is and then making a proper diagnosis. “I really enjoy working with patients and helping them whether it’s a vision problem that can be easily fixed with contact lenses or something more serious that requires working with an ophthalmologist,” he explains.

Dr. Silva has long been involved in helping people with their eyes. A graduate of the New England College of Optometry, he has performed internships at community health centers and hospitals and also worked as an optician earlier in his career. “I have always had a great fascination with all things related to the eyes, both in their health and function and how the eyes work with the brain to provide us with vision – which is the primary way we perceive the world around us.”

For Dr. Silva, good communication is a very important part of being an optometrist. “I like to explain everything that I do in the exam room to patients in relatable ways, and it can be challenging to do so in a manner that doesn’t use excessive jargon or words that are too technical. In addition, I always try to ask patients for their input and feedback about particular exam options, treatments or tests, so they feel engaged and know that communication isn’t just a one-way street.”

In his practice at Reliant, Dr. Silva enjoys being able to collaborate with other doctors to make sure patients receive the proper care. “I really enjoy the collaborative approach we have here at Reliant Medical Group. We have great access to a patient’s primary care doctor as well as different specialists, so it’s really easy to follow up on a patient’s care.”

When he is not busy helping patients, Dr. Silva enjoys spending time with his wife and children. He and his wife have a shared interest in animals, and also love gardening and going to museums. Dr. Silva also enjoys sports, especially the Boston Celtics, as well as all kinds of music.

Star ratings are based on patient responses to 8 questions about the care they have received from their provider. Responses are measured on a scale of 1-5 and the average score is displayed in an easy to view, 5-star format. Learn more about how we measure our patient experience.

Friendliness/courtesy
4.9 out of 5 stars - 136 ratings
Likelihood of patient recommendation
4.9 out of 5 stars - 134 ratings
Efforts to include patient in decisions
4.9 out of 5 stars - 130 ratings
Explanations of problem/condition
4.9 out of 5 stars - 134 ratings
Concern for questions/worries
4.9 out of 5 stars - 132 ratings
Time spent with patient
4.9 out of 5 stars - 135 ratings
Patient's confidence in provider
4.8 out of 5 stars - 133 ratings
Spoke using clear language
4.9 out of 5 stars - 134 ratings

Comments marked with an asterisk * serve as a flag to indicate when a patient has left feedback that specifically references a provider's name.

Apr 24, 2018

the doctor nor did any staff member returned my call. I called twice, left msgs and still no call back.highly dissatisfied with this service. will not recommend to any one at all

Apr 03, 2018

No change necessary this year.

Mar 12, 2018

always a pleasure to see Dr Silva.

Mar 01, 2018

I've seen Dr. Silva several years for an annual eye examine. I find him very knowledgeable and easy to talk too.

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