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Faculty Physicians

Jennifer N. Silva, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology
Director, Pediatric Electrophysiology

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Cardiology
Arrhythmia - Pediatric

Board Certifications

Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

pediatric cardiology, arrhythmia in children, pediatric electrophysiology,

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building Three

1020 N. Mason Road
St. Louis, MO 63141

Office Phone: 314-454-6095
Fax: 314-454-2561

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-454-6095
Fax: 314-454-2561

Education

Education

B.A. : Union College, Schenectady, NY 1997
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies 2002
Residency : Pediatrics, Miami Children's Hospital, Miami, FL 2005
Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, Washington University Medical School, St Louis, MO 2008
Fellowship: Pediatric Electrophysiology, Children's Hospital Boston, MA 2009

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

The incidence of chromosome abnormalities in neonates with structural heart disease.
Dykes JC, Al-Mousily MF, Abuchaibe EC, Silva JN, Zadinsky J, Duarte D, Welch E
Heart. 2016 Feb 3; pii: heartjnl-2015-308650. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2015-308650.

PMID:
    26843533
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Use of smartphone technology in cardiology.
Nguyen HH, Silva JN
Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2015 Nov 19; pii: S1050-1738(15)00252-2. doi: 10.1016/j.tcm.2015.11.002.

PMID:
    26686266
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Immunohistochemistry Biomarkers in Nonmuscle Invasive Bladder Cancer.
Ranzi AD, da Silva JN, Graziottin TM, Annels N, Bica CG
Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2015 Nov 16;

PMID:
    26574637
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A Study of the Association Between Sleep Bruxism, Low Quality of Sleep, and Degenerative Changes of the Temporomandibular Joint.
Dias GM, Bonato LL, Guimarães JP, Silva JN, Ferreira LA, Grossmann E, Carvalho AC
J Craniofac Surg. 2015 Nov; 26(8)2347-50. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000002084.

PMID:
    26501968
    [PubMed - in process]
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[Perception of parents about second hand smoke on the health of their children: an ethnographic study].
Ribeiro FA, Moraes MK, Caixeta JC, Silva JN, Lima AS, Parreira SL, Fernandes VL
Rev Paul Pediatr. 2015 Dec; 33(4)394-9. doi: 10.1016/j.rpped.2015.02.003.

PMID:
    26298662
    [PubMed - in process]
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SPEAR Trial: Smartphone Pediatric ElectrocARdiogram Trial.
Nguyen HH, Van Hare GF, Rudokas M, Bowman T, Silva JN
PLoS One. 2015; 10(8)e0136256. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136256.

PMID:
    26295569
    [PubMed - in process]
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A cluster randomized trial of a multifaceted quality improvement intervention in Brazilian intensive care units: study protocol.
CHECKLIST-ICU Investigators and BRICNet, Machado F, Bozza F, Ibrain J, Salluh F, Campagnucci VP, Guimarães HP, Normilio-Silva K, Chiattone VC, Vendramim P, Carrara F, Lubarino J, da Silva AR, Viana G, Damiani LP, Romano E, Teixeira C, da Silva NB, Chang CC, Angus DC, Berwanger O
Implement Sci. 2015 Jan 13; 108. doi: 10.1186/s13012-014-0190-0.

PMID:
    25928627
    [PubMed - in process]
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Interaction between fiscal and monetary policy in a dynamic nonlinear model.
Bertella MA, Rego HA, Neris C Jr, Silva JN, Podobnik B, Stanley HE
PLoS One. 2015; 10(3)e0118917. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118917.

PMID:
    25799581
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pediatric electrocardiographic imaging applications.
Silva JN
Card Electrophysiol Clin. 2015 Mar; 7(1)135-52. doi: 10.1016/j.ccep.2014.11.006.

PMID:
    25722754
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Manual and rotary instrumentation ability to reduce Enterococcus faecalis associated with photodynamic therapy in deciduous molars.
Pinheiro SL, Silva JN, Gonçalves RO, Villalpando KT
Braz Dent J. 2014 Nov-Dec; 25(6)502-7. doi: 10.1590/0103-6440201302414.

PMID:
    25590196
    [PubMed - in process]
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Congenital heart disease in Southern Brazil: potential impact and prevention.
da Silva JN, Trevisan P, Guimarães VB, Zen TD, da Rosa EB, Silveira DB, Varella-Garcia M, Paskulin GA, Rosa RF, Zen PR
Int J Cardiol. 2015 Jan 20; 1799-10. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.10.052.

PMID:
    25464392
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Electrophysiologic substrate in congenital Long QT syndrome: noninvasive mapping with electrocardiographic imaging (ECGI).
Vijayakumar R, Silva JN, Desouza KA, Abraham RL, Strom M, Sacher F, Van Hare GF, Haïssaguerre M, Roden DM, Rudy Y
Circulation. 2014 Nov 25; 130(22)1936-43. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.011359.

PMID:
    25294783
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Commentary.
Silva JN
Clin Chem. 2014 Sep; 60(9)1156. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2014.226241.

PMID:
    25170165
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Impact of extraction parameters on the recovery of lipolytic activity from fermented babassu cake.
Silva JN, Godoy MG, Gutarra ML, Freire DM
PLoS One. 2014; 9(8)e103176. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103176.

PMID:
    25090644
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Management of pediatric tachyarrhythmias on mechanical support.
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)
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014 Aug; 7(4)658-63. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.113.000973.

PMID:
    24987047
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Chronic central nervous system expression of HIV-1 Tat leads to accelerated rarefaction of neocortical capillaries and loss of red blood cell velocity heterogeneity.
Silva JN, Polesskaya O, Wei HS, Rasheed IY, Chamberlain JM, Nishimura C, Feng C, Dewhurst S
Microcirculation. 2014 Oct; 21(7)664-76. doi: 10.1111/micc.12145.

PMID:
    24813724
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Predictors of myocardial recovery in pediatric tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy.
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
Heart Rhythm. 2014 Jul; 11(7)1163-9. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.04.023.

PMID:
    24751393
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Assessment of intrathoracic impedance algorithm in the pediatric and adult congenital population.
Silva JN, VON Bergen NH, Dubin AM, Collins KK, Chen J, Bowman TM, Van Hare GF
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2014 Sep; 37(9)1174-80. doi: 10.1111/pace.12372.

PMID:
    24646399
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Fast demographic traits promote high diversification rates of Amazonian trees.
Baker TR, Pennington RT, Magallon S, Gloor E, Laurance WF, Alexiades M, Alvarez E, Araujo A, Arets EJ, Aymard G, de Oliveira AA, Amaral I, Arroyo L, Bonal D, Brienen RJ, Chave J, Dexter KG, Di Fiore A, Eler E, Feldpausch TR, Ferreira L, Lopez-Gonzalez G, van der Heijden G, Higuchi N, Honorio E, Huamantupa I, Killeen TJ, Laurance S, Leaño C, Lewis SL, Malhi Y, Marimon BS, Marimon Junior BH, Monteagudo Mendoza A, Neill D, Peñuela-Mora MC, Pitman N, Prieto A, Quesada CA, Ramírez F, Ramírez Angulo H, Rudas A, Ruschel AR, Salomão RP, de Andrade AS, Silva JN, Silveira M, Simon MF, Spironello W, ter Steege H, Terborgh J, Toledo M, Torres-Lezama A, Vasquez R, Vieira IC, Vilanova E, Vos VA, Phillips OL
Ecol Lett. 2014 May; 17(5)527-36. doi: 10.1111/ele.12252.

PMID:
    24589190
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Association study of SNPs of genes IFNGR1 (rs137854905), GSTT1 (rs71748309), and GSTP1 (rs1695) in gastric cancer development in samples of patient in the northern and northeastern Brazil.
de Araújo RM, de Melo CF, Neto FM, da Silva JN, Soares LF, de Arruda Cardoso Smith M, Sousa EC Jr, Burbano RM, de Medeiros AC, Lima EM
Tumour Biol. 2014 May; 35(5)4983-6. doi: 10.1007/s13277-014-1656-z.

PMID:
    24453034
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