Capital Digestive Physician Berit A. Silva, CRNP

Berit A. Silva, CRNP


After spending some of her childhood in Germany, Berit Silva, CRNP was mostly raised in Chicago. She and her family have lived in the Maryland area much of her adult life.

Prior to joining Drs. Birns, Gloger and Witten Ms. Silva worked as a registered nurse at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital and gained valuable experience treating acutely ill patients. After her experience as a hospital nurse, she pursued her interest in the field of gastroenterology working at an outpatient endoscopy center. Her patient care and professionalism were noted by her superiors and she was promoted to Charge Nurse of a new large outpatient endoscopy center servicing approximately 4,000 patients per year. As the Director of Operations of the center, Ms Silva gained considerable experience in the field of gastrointestinal endoscopy, and in addressing the day– to–day practical concerns of patients with gastrointestinal disease. Her extensive education, both through her schooling as well as years of exposure to digestive diseases, has provided her the specialized skills necessary to treat patients with a multitude of gastroenterological problems.


  • German


Postgraduate Education

  • Masters of Science / University of Maryland / College Park, MD

Undergraduate Education

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing / George Mason University / Fairfax, VA


  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners


Member of:

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland
  • American Gastroenterological Association - Member