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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

Hospital Affiliations

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

Areas of Clinical Interest

pediatric cardiology, arrhythmia in children, pediatric electrophysiology,

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

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

St. Louis Children's Specialty Care Center

13001 North Outer Forty
St. Louis, MO 63017

Suite: E
Floor: 2
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

A Clinical Risk Score to Improve the Diagnosis of Tachycardia-Induced Cardiomyopathy in Childhood.
Moore JP, Wang S, Albers EL, Salerno JC, Stephenson EA, Shah MJ, Pflaumer A, Czosek RJ, Garnreiter JM, Collins K, Papez AL, Sanatani S, Cain NB, Kannankeril PJ, Perry JC, Mandapati R, Silva JN, Balaji S, Shannon KM
Am J Cardiol. 2016 Oct 1; 118(7)1074-80. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2016.07.008.

PMID:
    27515893
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 Apr; 102(8)634-7. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2015-308650.

PMID:
    26843533
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Use of smartphone technology in cardiology.
Nguyen HH, Silva JN
Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2016 May; 26(4)376-86. doi: 10.1016/j.tcm.2015.11.002.

PMID:
    26686266
    [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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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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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Updates on the inherited cardiac ion channelopathies: from cell to clinical.
Silva JN, Silva JR
Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2012 Oct; 14(5)473-89. doi: 10.1007/s11936-012-0198-1.

PMID:
    22865245
    [PubMed]
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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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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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Current management of pediatric dilated cardiomyopathy.
Silva JN, Canter CE
Curr Opin Cardiol. 2010 Mar; 25(2)80-7. doi: 10.1097/HCO.0b013e328335b220.

PMID:
    20019605
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Management of postoperative pediatric cardiac arrhythmias: current state of the art.
Silva JN, Van Hare G
Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2009 Oct; 11(5)410-6.

PMID:
    19846040
    [PubMed]
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Cardiac resynchronization therapy in pediatric congenital heart disease: insights from noninvasive electrocardiographic imaging.
Silva JN, Ghosh S, Bowman TM, Rhee EK, Woodard PK, Rudy Y
Heart Rhythm. 2009 Aug; 6(8)1178-85. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2009.04.017.

PMID:
    19632630
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Condition and fate of logged forests in the Brazilian Amazon.
Asner GP, Broadbent EN, Oliveira PJ, Keller M, Knapp DE, Silva JN
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Aug 22; 103(34)12947-50.

PMID:
    16901980
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Selective logging in the Brazilian Amazon.
Asner GP, Knapp DE, Broadbent EN, Oliveira PJ, Keller M, Silva JN
Science. 2005 Oct 21; 310(5747)480-2.

PMID:
    16239474
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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