DR. DERRICK SILVA
Nutraceutical Expert Medical Consultant
Dr. Derrick DeSilva, Jr., M.D., is a practicing internist, a renowned speaker, radio/TV personality and author. He is an internist at the Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, N.J. Dr. DeSilva is on the teaching faculty at JFK Medical Center in Edison, N.J. and has lectured on various topics in medicine, nationally and internationally. He is a member of the American Medical Association and the Society of Internal Medicine. He is a past president of the American Nutraceutical Association and past chairman of the Age Management Medicine Group (AMMG) Conference. Dr. DeSilva can be heard live on the radio talk show “Ask the Doctor”, which airs on WCTC Radio in New Jersey (1450 AM), as well as his television show, “To Your Health”, which airs on News 12 New Jersey. He has authored “Coping with Lyme Disease” – published by Henry Holt, 1993, and “Ask the Doctor” – published by Interweave Press, 1997. Dr. DeSilva has been instrumental in the formulation of more than 100 natural products and has been honored in the following ways: Named by New York Magazine as One of the Best Doctors in New York Metro Area in June 2001. Named by New Jersey Monthly Magazine as One of the Best Doctors in New Jersey in November 2001. Named by Castle Connolly publishing as one of the best doctors in the New York metropolitan area for fifteen consecutive years Received the Alan Mintz Award for Excellence in Clinical Age Management Medicine in November 2010. Hosted medical segments on CNN and appeared as a guest on a number of national television programs, including ABC’s Nightline. He was also interviewed in a 2016 documentary The Vitamin Movie. Dr. DeSilva enjoys traveling. He has traveled to numerous places such as Italy, Germany, Portugal, Belgium, England, Panama, Columbia, and the Caribbean Islands, and Asia. His hobbies include tennis, golf, biking and swimming. He also enjoys his quiet time just “chilling” while listening to Andrea Bocelli, Celine Dion and Spanish Guitar.