Dr. Alexis da Silva was born and raised in South Florida and has cared for patients in her home state throughout her career. She graduated from the University of Miami in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in English. She then went on to attend Morehouse School of Medicine, an institution that accepts 1.3% of applicants per year and has been ranked #1 in Social Missions by the Annals of Internal Medicine. After earning her medical degree in 2015, she completed her residency training in 2018 at the University of Miami and became board certified in Internal Medicine. She later completed her endocrinology fellowship at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where she received exceptional training in the evaluation and management of all forms of diabetes as well as diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, adrenal glands, and osteopenia/osteoporosis.