Elvira Silveria Mercado, MD

CHFM Faculty

Elvira Silveria Mercado, MD Elvira Silveria Mercado, MD
Assistant Professor
Eastside Community Practice
410 NE Waldo Road
Gainesville, FL 32641-5685
(352) 265-7015  Fax: (352) 265-7021
e-mail: elvy@ufl.edu

Professional Biography

Dr. Mercado received her B.S. with Honors in Microbiology and Cell Science from the University of Florida; she worked as a lab technician at the Center for Molecular Microbiology at UF until she entered medical school in 2004. During her time in medical school, Dr. Mercado was the President of the Hispanic American Medical Student Association. She completed residency training in Family Medicine at the University of Florida and now the Preceptor for the Collegiate Health Service Corps. Her goals and interests include working with underserved populations such as the uninsured and migrant workers. To this end, Dr. Mercado joined the faculty at University of Florida’s Eastside Community Practice, a clinic that provides access to a medically underserved portion of Gainesville.


Program/Degree Institution Field/Specialty
B.S. – Honors University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Microbiology and CellScience
M.D. University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Residency University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Family Medicine

Certifications and Professional Organizations

  • Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine
  • Member, American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Preceptor, Collegiate Health Service Corps

Honors and Awards

  • National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Scholar, 2012
  • EPIC “Rapid Responder” Award, 2011