Jennifer N. Avari Silva, M.D.  silva_j@kids.wustl.edu

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Cardiology
Patient Oriented Research UnitCardiology

phone: (314) 454-6095

Education

  • BA, Union College1997
  • MD, St. George's University School of Medicine2002

Training

  • Residency in Pediatrics, Miami Children's Hospital2002 - 2005
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology, Washington University School of Medicine/St. Louis Children's Hospital2005 - 2008
  • 4th year Advanced Fellowshipin Pediatric and Adult Congenital Electrophysiology, Children's Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School2008 - 2009

Licensure and Board Certification

  • ECFMG 2002
  • Missouri Board of Medicine 2005
  • Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics 2005
  • Missouri Board of Medicine 2009
  • IL, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Divisional of Professional Regulation 2011
  • MO, DEA 2012
  • MO, BNDD 2012
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Subboard of Pediatric Cardiology 2012
  • MO, Missouri State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts 2013
  • International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners, Certified Electrophysiology Specialist--Pediatric Cardiology, certificate #: 192745 2015

Honors

  • Fellow, Heart Rhythm Society2016 - Pres

Selected Publications view all (32)


Publication Co-Authors

1.
Lead Advancement in Pediatric Patients with SelectSecure 3830 Pacing Leads Journal of Cardiology and Current Research. 2014. 
2.
Management of pediatric tachyarrhythmias on mechanical support. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014. doi:10.1161/CIRCEP.113.000973  PMID:24987047 
3.
Predictors of myocardial recovery in pediatric tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy. Heart Rhythm. 2014;11(7):1163-9. doi:10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.04.023  PMID:24751393 
4.
Assessment of intrathoracic impedance algorithm in the pediatric and adult congenital population. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2014. doi:10.1111/pace.12372  PMID:24646399 
5.
Duplication of 20p12.3 associated with familial Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. Am J Med Genet A. 2013;161A(1):137-44. doi:10.1002/ajmg.a.35701  PMID:23239491 
6.
Updates on the inherited cardiac ion channelopathies: from cell to clinical. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2012;14(5):473-89. doi:10.1007/s11936-012-0198-1  PMID:22865245 
7.
3:2 antegrade atrioventricular block with AV nodal reentrant tachycardia: what is the mechanism and where is the block? Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2012;35(7):877-9. doi:10.1111/j.1540-8159.2012.03420.x  PMID:22553974 
8.
Unusually high association of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and complex heart defects in children with fasciculoventricular pathways. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2012;35(3):308-13. doi:10.1111/j.1540-8159.2011.03274.x  PMID:22242628 
9.
Electrophysiologic substrate and intraventricular left ventricular dyssynchrony in nonischemic heart failure patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy. Heart Rhythm. 2011;8(5):692-9. doi:10.1016/j.hrthm.2011.01.017  PMCID:PMC3096066  PMID:21232630 
10.
Outcomes of heart transplantation using donor hearts from infants with sudden infant death syndrome. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010;29(11):1226-30. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2010.06.004  PMID:20691612