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Jennifer N. Silva, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology
Director, Pediatric Electrophysiology

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Cardiology
Arrhythmia - Pediatric

Board Certifications

Pediatrics

Areas of Clinical Interest

pediatric cardiology, arrhythmia in children, pediatric electrophysiology,

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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

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
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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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
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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DNMT3B C46359T and SHMT1 C1420T polymorphisms in the folate pathway in carcinogenesis of head and neck.
Succi M, de Castro TB, Galbiatti AL, Arantes LM, da Silva JN, Maniglia JV, Raposo LS, Pavarino EC, Goloni-Bertollo EM
Mol Biol Rep. 2014 Feb; 41(2)581-9. doi: 10.1007/s11033-013-2895-6.

PMID:
    24362509
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evaluation of genotoxic effects of benzene and its derivatives in workers of gas stations.
Trevisan P, da Silva JN, da Silva AP, Rosa RF, Paskulin GA, Thiesen FV, de Oliveira CA, Zen PR
Environ Monit Assess. 2014 Apr; 186(4)2195-204. doi: 10.1007/s10661-013-3529-0.

PMID:
    24292950
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Chromosomal abnormalities in patients with congenital heart disease.
Trevisan P, Zen TD, Rosa RF, Silva JN, Koshiyama DB, Paskulin GA, Zen PR
Arq Bras Cardiol. 2013 Dec; 101(6)495-501. doi: 10.5935/abc.20130204.

PMID:
    24145389
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Association of COX2 gene hypomethylation with intestinal type gastric cancer in samples of patients from northern Brazil.
de Melo CF, Gigek CO, da Silva JN, Cardoso Smith Mde A, de Araújo RM, Burbano RR, Lima EM
Tumour Biol. 2014 Feb; 35(2)1107-11. doi: 10.1007/s13277-013-1148-6.

PMID:
    24014049
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Plasma lipoproteins as mediators of the oxidative stress induced by UV light in human skin: a review of biochemical and biophysical studies on mechanisms of apolipoprotein alteration, lipid peroxidation, and associated skin cell responses.
Filipe P, Morlière P, Silva JN, Mazière JC, Patterson LK, Freitas JP, Santus R
Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2013; 2013285825. doi: 10.1155/2013/285825.

PMID:
    23738035
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Distribution and quantitation of skin iron in primary haemochromatosis: correlation with total body iron stores in patients undergoing phlebotomy.
Pinheiro T, Silva R, Fleming R, Gonçalves A, Barreiros MA, Silva JN, Morlière P, Santus R, Filipe P
Acta Derm Venereol. 2014 Jan; 94(1)14-9. doi: 10.2340/00015555-1601.

PMID:
    23728724
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Semen-derived enhancer of viral infection (SEVI) binds bacteria, enhances bacterial phagocytosis by macrophages, and can protect against vaginal infection by a sexually transmitted bacterial pathogen.
Easterhoff D, Ontiveros F, Brooks LR, Kim Y, Ross B, Silva JN, Olsen JS, Feng C, Hardy DJ, Dunman PM, Dewhurst S
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013 Jun; 57(6)2443-50. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02464-12.

PMID:
    23507280
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Duplication of 20p12.3 associated with familial Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.
Mills KI, Anderson J, Levy PT, Cole FS, Silva JN, Kulkarni S, Shinawi M
Am J Med Genet A. 2013 Jan; 161A(1)137-44. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.35701.

PMID:
    23239491
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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3:2 antegrade atrioventricular block with AV nodal reentrant tachycardia: what is the mechanism and where is the block?
Silva JN, Vashist S, Van Hare GF
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2012 Jul; 35(7)877-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8159.2012.03420.x.

PMID:
    22553974
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Unusually high association of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and complex heart defects in children with fasciculoventricular pathways.
Vashist S, Silva JN, Van Hare GF, Papez AL, Su WW, Rhee EK
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2012 Mar; 35(3)308-13. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8159.2011.03274.x.

PMID:
    22242628
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Head and neck carconogenesis: impact of MTHFD1 G1958A polymorphism.
Silva LM, Silva JN, Galbiatti AL, Succi M, Ruiz MT, Raposo LS, Maniglia JV, Pavarino-Bertelli EC, Goloni-Bertollo EM
Rev Assoc Med Bras. 2011 Mar-Apr; 57(2)194-9.

PMID:
    21537707
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Electrophysiologic substrate and intraventricular left ventricular dyssynchrony in nonischemic heart failure patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy.
Ghosh S, Silva JN, Canham RM, Bowman TM, Zhang J, Rhee EK, Woodard PK, Rudy Y
Heart Rhythm. 2011 May; 8(5)692-9. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2011.01.017.

PMID:
    21232630
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sensitivity of cytopathological examination in the diagnosis of feline sporotrichosis.
Pereira SA, Menezes RC, Gremião ID, Silva JN, Honse Cde O, Figueiredo FB, da Silva DT, Kitada AA, dos Reis EG, Schubach TM
J Feline Med Surg. 2011 Apr; 13(4)220-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jfms.2010.10.007.

PMID:
    21131220
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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