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

  • BA, Union College1997
  • MD, 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

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

Honors

  • Fellow, Heart Rhythm Society2016 - Pres

Recent Publications view all (36)


Publication Co-Authors

  1. Reveal LINQ Versus Reveal XT Implantable Loop Recorders: Intra- and Post-Procedural Comparison. J Pediatr. 2017. 
  2. Force-Sensing Catheters During Pediatric Radiofrequency Ablation: The FEDERATION Study. JAHA. 2017. 
  3. Use of IV Sotalol in Newborns with SVT. Heart Rhythm: Case Reports.. 2017. 
  4. Atrioventricular Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease Outcome After Catheter Ablation. Circ: A&E.. 2017. 
  5. A Clinical Risk Score to Improve the Diagnosis of Tachycardia-Induced Cardiomyopathy in Childhood. Am J Cardiol. 2016;118(7):1074-80. PMID:27515893 
  6. Percutaneous Pulmonary Valve Implantation Alters Electrophysiologic Substrate J Am Heart Assoc. 2016;5(10). doi:10.1161/JAHA.116.004325   PMCID:PMC5121524   PMID:27694326 
  7. Implantable Loop Recorder Monitoring for Refining Management of Children With Inherited Arrhythmia Syndromes. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016;5(6). PMCID:PMC4937287  PMID:27231019 
  8. Atrial Tachycardia in an Electrically Dissociated Native Right Atrium after Heart Transplantation. Heart Rhythm Case Reports. 2016. 
  9. The incidence of chromosome abnormalities in neonates with structural heart disease Heart. 2016;102(8):634-7. doi:10.1136/heartjnl-2015-308650   PMID:26843533 
  10. SPEAR Trial: Smartphone Pediatric ElectrocARdiogram Trial. PLoS One. 2015;10(8):e0136256. PMCID:PMC4546652  PMID:26295569 
  11. Corrected QT prolongation and bradycardia during therapeutic hypothermia in an infant: a case report NoeReviews. 2015. 
  12. Cardiac electrophysiological substrate underlying the ECG phenotype and electrogram abnormalities in Brugada syndrome patients. Circulation. 2015;131(22):1950-9. PMCID:PMC4452400  PMID:25810336 
  13. Electrophysiologic substrate in congenital Long QT syndrome: noninvasive mapping with electrocardiographic imaging (ECGI). Circulation. 2014;130(22):1936-1943. PMCID:PMC4245321  PMID:25294783 
  14. Lead Advancement in Pediatric Patients with SelectSecure 3830 Pacing Leads Journal of Cardiology and Current Research. 2014. 
  15. 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 
  16. Management of pediatric tachyarrhythmias on mechanical support. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014. doi:10.1161/CIRCEP.113.000973  PMID:24987047 
  17. Assessment of intrathoracic impedance algorithm in the pediatric and adult congenital population. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2014. doi:10.1111/pace.12372  PMID:24646399 
  18. 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 
  19. 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 
  20. 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 
  21. 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 
  22. 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 
  23. 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 
  24. Use of a wearable automated defibrillator in children compared to young adults. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2010;33(9):1119-24. doi:10.1111/j.1540-8159.2010.02819.x  PMID:20561227 
  25. Cryoablation with an 8-mm tip catheter for pediatric atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia is safe and efficacious with a low incidence of recurrence. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2010;33(6):681-6. doi:10.1111/j.1540-8159.2010.02706.x  PMID:20230479 
  26. Current management of pediatric dilated cardiomyopathy. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2010;25(2):80-7. doi:10.1097/HCO.0b013e328335b220  PMID:20019605 
  27. Management of postoperative pediatric cardiac arrhythmias: current state of the art. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2009;11(5):410-6. PMID:19846040 
  28. Pediatric nonpost-operative junctional ectopic tachycardia medical management and interventional therapies. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009;53(8):690-7. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2008.11.019  PMID:19232902 
  29. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with preexcitation: insights from noninvasive electrocardiographic imaging (ECGI) and catheter mapping. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2008;19(11):1215-7. doi:10.1111/j.1540-8167.2008.01203.x  PMCID:PMC2631093  PMID:18479334 
  30. Cardiac resynchronization therapy for pediatric heart failure. Heart Rhythm. 2008;5(10):1476-8. doi:10.1016/j.hrthm.2008.05.024  PMID:18672406 
  31. Cardiac memory in patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome: noninvasive imaging of activation and repolarization before and after catheter ablation. Circulation. 2008;118(9):907-15. doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.781658  PMCID:PMC2747627  PMID:18697818 
  32. Markers of coronary sinus accessory pathways in pediatrics. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2008;31(8):968-73. doi:10.1111/j.1540-8159.2008.01123.x  PMID:18684252 
  33. Noninvasive electrocardiographic imaging (ECGI) of epicardial activation before and after catheter ablation of the accessory pathway in a patient with Ebstein anomaly. Heart Rhythm. 2008;5(6):857-60. doi:10.1016/j.hrthm.2008.03.011  PMCID:PMC2967218  PMID:18482872 
  34. Noninvasive electrocardiographic imaging (ECGI) of a univentricular heart with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. Heart Rhythm. 2008;5(4):605-8. doi:10.1016/j.hrthm.2007.12.018  PMCID:PMC2329801  PMID:18325851 
  35. Experience and results during transition from radiofrequency ablation to cryoablation for treatment of pediatric atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2008;31(4):454-60. doi:10.1111/j.1540-8159.2008.01033.x  PMID:18373764 
  36. Electrocardiographic diagnosis of myocardial ischemia in children: is a diagnostic electrocardiogram always diagnostic? Pediatrics. 2007;120(2):440-4. doi:10.1542/peds.2007-0170  PMID:17671071 
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