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Alison K. Snyder-Warwick, MD

Assistant Professor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Specialty Areas

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Cleft Lip and Palate
Nerve Injury
Facial Nerve Injury and Disorders
Facial Paralysis

Hospital Affiliations

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

Areas of Clinical Interest

Facial reconstruction, facial nerve disorders, facial paralysis, facial clefts, cleft lip, cleft palate, ear reconstruction, microtia,  reconstruction of obstetrical brachial plexus injuries, microsurgical procedures in children and adults.

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  • Education
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Location(s)

Location(s)

Center for Advanced Medicine
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: G
Floor: 6
Office Phone: 314-362-7388
Fax: 314-362-4536

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 800-283-5848
Additional Phone: 314-362-7388
Fax: 314-367-0225

Education

Education

Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2004
Bachelor of Arts: Knox College, Galesburg, IL 2000
Residency: General Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2007
Fellowship (Research): Developmental Biology/Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2009
Residency: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2011
Fellowship: Pediatric Plastic Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada 2012

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

The Effects of Intraoperative Electrical Stimulation on Regeneration and Recovery After Nerve Isograft Repair in a Rat Model.
Keane GC, Pan D, Roh J, Larson EL, Schellhardt L, Hunter DA, Snyder-Warwick AK, Moore AM, Mackinnon SE, Wood MD
Hand (N Y). 2020 Jul 15; 1558944720939200. doi: 10.1177/1558944720939200.

PMID:
    32666827
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Inpatient Versus Outpatient Management of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Pediatric Patients.
Santosa KB, Keane AM, Keller M, Olsen MA, Sears ED, Snyder-Warwick AK
J Surg Res. 2020 May 22; 254197-205. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2020.04.025.

PMID:
    32450421
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The CCL2/CCR2 axis is critical to recruiting macrophages into acellular nerve allograft bridging a nerve gap to promote angiogenesis and regeneration.
Pan D, Acevedo-Cintrón JA, Sayanagi J, Snyder-Warwick AK, Mackinnon SE, Wood MD
Exp Neurol. 2020 May 23; 331113363. doi: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2020.113363.

PMID:
    32450192
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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T cells modulate IL-4 expression by eosinophil recruitment within decellularized scaffolds to repair nerve defects.
Pan D, Hunter DA, Schellhardt L, Fuchs A, Halevi AE, Snyder-Warwick AK, Mackinnon SE, Wood MD
Acta Biomater. 2020 Aug; 112149-163. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2020.05.009.

PMID:
    32434080
    [PubMed - in process]
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Proposed Federal Bill to Mandate Insurance Coverage for Children With Congenital Anomalies.
Pfeifauf KD, Snyder-Warwick AK, Patel KB
Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2020 Jun; 57(6)770-772. doi: 10.1177/1055665620913024.

PMID:
    32253925
    [PubMed - in process]
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Design-Based stereology and binary image histomorphometry in nerve assessment.
Hunter DA, Pan D, Wood MD, Snyder-Warwick AK, Moore AM, Feldman EL, Mackinnon SE, Brenner MJ
J Neurosci Methods. 2020 Apr 15; 336108635. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2020.108635.

PMID:
    32070676
    [PubMed - in process]
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Evaluation of Multidisciplinary Team Clinic for Patients With Isolated Cleft Lip.
Padovano WM, Snyder-Warwick AK, Skolnick GB, Pfeifauf KD, Menezes MD, Grames LM, Cheung S, Kim AM, Cradock MM, Naidoo SD, Patel KB
Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2020 Jul; 57(7)900-908. doi: 10.1177/1055665619900625.

PMID:
    31961207
    [PubMed - in process]
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One Multidisciplinary Cleft and Craniofacial Team's Experience in Shifting to Family-Centered Care.
Pfeifauf KD, Snyder-Warwick AK, Scheve S, Grellner CL, Skolnick GB, Wilkey A, Foy J, Naidoo SD, Patel KB
Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2020 Jul; 57(7)909-918. doi: 10.1177/1055665619899518.

PMID:
    31950854
    [PubMed - in process]
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Gpr126/Adgrg6 contributes to the terminal Schwann cell response at the neuromuscular junction following peripheral nerve injury.
Jablonka-Shariff A, Lu CY, Campbell K, Monk KR, Snyder-Warwick AK
Glia. 2020 Jun; 68(6)1182-1200. doi: 10.1002/glia.23769.

PMID:
    31873966
    [PubMed - in process]
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What is Normal? Neuromuscular junction reinnervation after nerve injury.
Vannucci B, Santosa KB, Keane AM, Jablonka-Shariff A, Lu CY, Yan Y, MacEwan M, Snyder-Warwick AK
Muscle Nerve. 2019 Nov; 60(5)604-612. doi: 10.1002/mus.26654.

PMID:
    31408210
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparing electrical stimulation and tacrolimus (FK506) to enhance treating nerve injuries.
Jo S, Pan D, Halevi AE, Roh J, Schellhardt L, Hunter Ra DA, Snyder-Warwick AK, Moore AM, Mackinnon SE, Wood MD
Muscle Nerve. 2019 Nov; 60(5)629-636. doi: 10.1002/mus.26659.

PMID:
    31397919
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of Myelin-Associated Glycoprotein With Vincristine for Facial Nerve Inhibition After Bilateral Axotomy in a Transgenic Thy1-Gfp Rat Model.
Ali SA, Hanks JE, Stebbins AW, Cohen ST, Hunter DA, Snyder-Warwick AK, Mackinnon SE, Kupfer RA, Hogikyan ND, Feldman EL, Brenner MJ
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019 Sep 1; 21(5)426-433. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2019.0398.

PMID:
    31219545
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cleft and Craniofacial Multidisciplinary Team Clinic: A Look at Attrition Rates for Patients With Complete Cleft Lip and Palate and Nonsyndromic Single-Suture Craniosynostosis.
Cooper DC, Peterson EC, Grellner CG, Naidoo SD, Skolnick GB, Pfeifauf KD, Smyth MD, Snyder-Warwick AK, Patel KB
Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2019 Nov; 56(10)1287-1294. doi: 10.1177/1055665619856245.

PMID:
    31195806
    [PubMed - in process]
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Median to radial nerve transfer after traumatic radial nerve avulsion in a pediatric patient.
Larson EL, Santosa KB, Mackinnon SE, Snyder-Warwick AK
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2019 May 31; 1-6. doi: 10.3171/2019.3.PEDS18550.

PMID:
    31151095
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Gender Imbalance at Academic Plastic Surgery Meetings.
Santosa KB, Larson EL, Vannucci B, Lapidus JB, Gast KM, Sears ED, Waljee JF, Suiter AM, Sarli CC, Mackinnon SE, Snyder-Warwick AK
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Jun; 143(6)1798-1806. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000005672.

PMID:
    31136497
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The accumulation of T cells within acellular nerve allografts is length-dependent and critical for nerve regeneration.
Pan D, Hunter DA, Schellhardt L, Jo S, Santosa KB, Larson EL, Fuchs AG, Snyder-Warwick AK, Mackinnon SE, Wood MD
Exp Neurol. 2019 Aug; 318216-231. doi: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2019.05.009.

PMID:
    31085199
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy in Infants and Children: A Population-Based Study.
Santosa KB, Keller M, Olsen MA, Keane AM, Sears ED, Snyder-Warwick AK
J Surg Res. 2019 Mar; 235560-568. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2018.10.043.

PMID:
    30691843
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Anatomic characteristics of supraorbital and supratrochlear nerves relevant to their use in corneal neurotization.
Domeshek LF, Hunter DA, Santosa K, Couch SM, Ali A, Borschel GH, Zuker RM, Snyder-Warwick AK
Eye (Lond). 2019 Mar; 33(3)398-403. doi: 10.1038/s41433-018-0222-0.

PMID:
    30262895
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Facial Animation Surgery for Long-standing Facial Palsy: Opportunities for Shared Decision Making.
Santosa KB, Keane AM, Politi M, Snyder-Warwick AK
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019 Jan 1; 21(1)3-4. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0930.

PMID:
    30178057
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Increasing Nerve Autograft Length Increases Senescence and Reduces Regeneration.
Hoben GM, Ee X, Schellhardt L, Yan Y, Hunter DA, Moore AM, Snyder-Warwick AK, Stewart S, Mackinnon SE, Wood MD
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Oct; 142(4)952-961. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000004759.

PMID:
    29994844
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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