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

  • B.A., Union College1997
  • M.D., 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

  • ECFMG2002
  • Missouri Board of Medicine2005
  • Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics2005
  • Missouri Board of Medicine2009
  • IL, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Divisional of Professional Regulation2011
  • MO, DEA2012
  • MO, BNDD2012
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Subboard of Pediatric Cardiology2012
  • MO, Missouri State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts2013
  • International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners, Certified Electrophysiology Specialist--Pediatric Cardiology, certificate #: 1927452015

Honors

  • Fellow, Heart Rhythm Society2016 - Pres

Selected Publications view all (10)


Publication Co-Authors

  1. Rudokas MW, Patel MD, Bowman TM, Van Hare GF, Silva JNAS. Lead Advancement in Pediatric Patients with SelectSecure 3830 Pacing Leads Journal of Cardiology and Current Research. 2014. 
  2. Moore JP, Patel PA, Shannon KM, Albers EL, Salerno JC, Stein MA, Stephenson EA, Mohan S, Shah MJ, Asakai H, Pflaumer A, Czosek RJ, Everitt MD, Garnreiter JM, McCanta AC, Papez AL, Escudero C, Sanatani S, Cain NB, Kannankeril PJ, Bratincsak A, Mandapati R, Silva JN, Knecht KR, Balaji S. 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  
  3. Silva JN, Erickson CC, Carter CD, Greene EA, Kantoch M, Collins KK, Miyake CY, Carboni MP, Rhee EK, Papez A, Anand V, Bowman TM, Van Hare GF, Participating Members of Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society (PACES). Management of pediatric tachyarrhythmias on mechanical support. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014. doi:10.1161/CIRCEP.113.000973  PMID:24987047  
  4. Silva JN, VON Bergen NH, Dubin AM, Collins KK, Chen J, Bowman TM, Van Hare GF. Assessment of intrathoracic impedance algorithm in the pediatric and adult congenital population. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2014. doi:10.1111/pace.12372  PMID:24646399  
  5. Mills KI, Anderson J, Levy PT, Cole FS, Silva JN, Kulkarni S, Shinawi M. 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. Silva JN, Silva JR. 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. Silva JN, Vashist S, Van Hare GF. 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. Vashist S, Silva JN, Van Hare GF, Papez AL, Su WW, Rhee EK. 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. Ghosh S, Silva JN, Canham RM, Bowman TM, Zhang J, Rhee EK, Woodard PK, Rudy Y. 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. Silva JN, Canter CE, Singh TP, Gauvreau K, Piercey GE, Berul CI, Smoot LB, Blume ED, Fynn-Thompson F, Almond CS. 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