Meet the Residents
Dr. David Chandra, DPM, Foot and Ankle Specialist | PGY-3
Dr. Chandra is originally from Farmington Hills, Michigan. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan and earned a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree from Kent State University School of Podiatric Medicine in Independence, Ohio.
While pursuing his degrees, Dr. Chandra worked in a variety of medical-related positions, including as a teaching assistant, home health caregiver, emergency department scribe and research assistant. Dr. Chandra was very active in student organizations on campus and in those related to his field. These included the International Podiatric Medical Students Association, the Ohio Podiatric Medical Student Association and the American Podiatric Medical Student Association. He also participated in the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Journal Club and the St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Radiology Conference, as well as multiple medical symposia and workshops. Dr. Chandra is currently a member of the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons and the American Podiatric Medical Association.
Dr. Marcus Soileau, DPM, Foot and Ankle Specialist | PGY-2
Originally from Elton, Louisiana, Dr. Soileau earned an undergraduate degree in biological sciences from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. He finished first in his class while earning a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine in Independence Ohio.
While pursuing his degree, Dr. Soileau worked as a Teacher’s Assistant and Academic Tutor in the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine. He served as the Director of Clinical Affairs for the Ohio Podiatric Medical Students Association (OPMSA) and was a member of the American Podiatric Medical Students Association and a student member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. As a volunteer, Dr. Soileau helped organize the Surgical Jamboree for the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Great Lakes. His volunteer activities also included Toys for Tots, Selma Family Emergency Shelter and Parma Hunger Center.
Dr. Estuardo "Alex" Silva, DPM, Foot and Ankle Specialist | PGY-1
Dr. Silva is from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Louisiana State University and completed his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Silva has taken his knowledge to several activities and organizations in his field including holding leadership roles in various athletics clubs and serving as an anatomy teaching assistant at Rosalind Franklin University. He holds certificates from the National CPR Foundation and the American Heart Association.