Dr. Guiner-da Silva is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. She practices as a pediatric emergency medicine physician at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and Plano campuses. She completed her pediatric residency at University of Nevada School of Medicine working at Children’s Hospital of Nevada at UMC and Sunrise Children’s Hospital both located in Las Vegas, Nevada. She then moved to Dallas, Texas to participate in pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical Center / Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. She decided to stay on as faculty at UT Southwestern Medical Center to continue her clinical and research interests which include: procedural sedation, acute pain control, medical ethics and process improvement. Dr. Guiner serves as a member of the Medical Ethics Committee and the Pain Management and Opioid Safety Committee at Children’s Medical Center. Dr. Guiner is also involved in graduate medical education at UT Southwestern Medical Center working closely with medical students, residents and fellows both in the classroom and bedside teaching. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a member of the Texas Pediatric Society.


Medical School
St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada (2013)
University of Nevada School of Medicine (2016), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2019), Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Research Interest

  • Medical Ethics
  • Pain Control
  • Procedural Sedation
  • Process Improvement


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Desquamation of Infants? Hands and Feet: An Uncommon Presentation of Congenital Syphilis
Guiner, A, Patamasucon, P Consultant For Pediatricians 2015 Sep 14 9 398-401
Desquamation of the Hands and Feet In a Neonate: A Classic but Forgotten Finding
Guiner, A, Patamasucon, P Consultant for Pediatricians 2015 14 9 398-4001
Antibody-Mediated Encephalitis: A Rare but Important Differential
Guiner, A Journal of Investigative Medicine 2015 63 1 200-201

Honors & Awards

  • Co-Chief Fellow
    UT Southwestern Pediatric Emergency Medicine (2018-2019)
  • PEM Pix Finalist
    AAP, Section of Emergency Medicine (2017)
  • Annual Recognition Award
    AAP, Nevada Chapter (2016)
  • Outstanding Resident of the Year
    University of Nevada School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics (2016)
  • Legislative Conference Scholarship Award
    AAP, National (2015)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2013)
  • Texas Pediatric Society (2016)