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steve silvestro

Steve Silvestro, MD

Manager, Medical Content & Education

Dr. Steve Silvestro is a board-certified pediatrician and Manager, Medical Content & Education at Ro. He completed his undergraduate, medical, and pediatric training at Georgetown University. Dr. Steve has made a career of distilling complex medical information and empowering people to take control of their own health. He founded and hosts The Child Repair Guide, a multimedia parent education platform that has received coverage from multiple media outlets, including The Washington Post, Axios, and Reader’s Digest, and he has served as an advisor to parenting-oriented startups. Dr. Steve practiced pediatrics for over eleven years and continues to perform bone marrow harvests for donation around the world.


  • Undergraduate: Georgetown University
  • Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Pediatric Residency: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital


  • Board certified in Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Professional accomplishments

  • Named to Washingtonian Magazine’s “Top Doctors” List 4x
  • Author of viral health content, with top article garnering over 1.5 million social shares
  • Bone marrow harvesting physician at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s Blood and Marrow Collection Program
  • Host of The Child Repair Guide Podcast
  • Founder of the Mindfulness for Parents Online Course

Our medical review process

Every article on Health Guide goes through rigorous fact-checking by our team of medical reviewers. Our reviewers are trained medical professionals who ensure each article contains the most up-to-date information, and that medical details have been correctly interpreted by the writer. Learn more about our medical review team and process here.