Jennifer N. Silva, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Patient Oriented Research Unit


phone: (314) 454-6095


  • B.A., Union College, 1997
  • M.D., St. George's University School of Medicine, 2002


  • Residency in Pediatrics, Miami Children's Hospital, 2002 - 2005
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology, Washington University School of Medicine/St. Louis Children's Hospital, 2005 - 2008
  • 4th year Advanced Fellowshipin Pediatric and Adult Congenital Electrophysiology, Children's Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School, 2008 - 2009

Licensure and Board Certification

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

Recent Publications view all (23)

PEDIATRICS Co-Authors Jennifer N. Silva, M.D.

Pediatrics has a long tradition of collaboration across the department. The faculty above have co-authored publications with Jennifer N. Silva, M.D.
1. Rudokas MW, Patel MD, Bowman TM, Van Hare GF, Silva JNAS (2014). Lead Advancement in Pediatric Patients with SelectSecure 3830 Pacing Leads. Journal of Cardiology and Current Research

2. Moore, J. P., Patel, P. A., Shannon, K. M., Albers, E. L., Salerno, J. C., Stein, M. A., Stephenson, E. A., Mohan, S., Shah, M. J., Asakai, H., Pflaumer, A., Czosek, R. J., Everitt, M. D., Garnreiter, J. M., McCanta, A. C., Papez, A. L., Escudero, C., Sanatani, S., Cain, N. B., Kannankeril, P. J., Bratincsak, A., Mandapati, R., Silva, J. N., Knecht, K. R., Balaji, S. (2014). Predictors of myocardial recovery in pediatric tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy. Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society, 11 (7), 1163-9 PubMed: 24751393.

3. Silva, J. N., Erickson, C. C., Carter, C. D., Greene, E. A., Kantoch, M., Collins, K. K., Miyake, C. Y., Carboni, M. P., Rhee, E. K., Papez, A., Anand, V., Bowman, T. M., Van Hare, G. F. (2014). Management of Pediatric Tachyarrhythmias on Mechanical Support. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology PubMed: 24987047.

4. Silva, J. N., VON Bergen, N. H., Dubin, A. M., Collins, K. K., Chen, J., Bowman, T. M., VAN Hare, G. F. (2014). Assessment of Intrathoracic Impedance Algorithm in the Pediatric and Adult Congenital Population. Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE PubMed: 24646399.

5. Mills, K. I., Anderson, J., Levy, P. T., Cole, F. S., Silva, J. N., Kulkarni, S., Shinawi, M. (2013). Duplication of 20p12.3 associated with familial Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 161A (1), 137-44 PubMed: 23239491.

6. Silva, J. N., Silva, J. R. (2012). Updates on the inherited cardiac ion channelopathies: from cell to clinical. Current treatment options in cardiovascular medicine, 14 (5), 473-89 PubMed: 22865245.

7. Silva, J. N., Vashist, S., Van Hare, G. F. (2012). 3:2 antegrade atrioventricular block with AV nodal reentrant tachycardia: what is the mechanism and where is the block?. Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE, 35 (7), 877-9 PubMed: 22553974.

8. Vashist, S., Silva, J. N., Van Hare, G. F., Papez, A. L., Su, W. W., Rhee, E. K. (2012). Unusually high association of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and complex heart defects in children with fasciculoventricular pathways. Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE, 35 (3), 308-13 PubMed: 22242628.

9. Ghosh, S., Silva, J. N., Canham, R. M., Bowman, T. M., Zhang, J., Rhee, E. K., Woodard, P. K., Rudy, Y. (2011). Electrophysiologic substrate and intraventricular left ventricular dyssynchrony in nonischemic heart failure patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy. Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society, 8 (5), 692-9. PMCID: PMC3096066 PubMed: 21232630.

10. Silva, J. N., Canter, C. E., Singh, T. P., Gauvreau, K., Piercey, G. E., Berul, C. I., Smoot, L. B., Blume, E. D., Fynn-Thompson, F., Almond, C. S. (2010). Outcomes of heart transplantation using donor hearts from infants with sudden infant death syndrome. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 29 (11), 1226-30 PubMed: 20691612.