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Amy M. Moore, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Surgery

Specialty Areas

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Peripheral Nerve Injury
Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Peripheral Nerve and Brachial Plexus Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

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

Areas of Clinical Interest

Complex wrist, hand, peripheral nerve and brachial plexus surgery for adults and children, upper extremity trauma, distal radius fractures, complex wrist surgery, wrist arthroscopy, peripheral nerve surgery in hand/upper extremity and lower extremity, carpal tunnel syndrome, and brachial plexus reconstruction

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-362-7388
Fax: 314-367-0225

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: 314-367-0225

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building Three

1020 N. Mason Road
St. Louis, MO 63141

Suite: 110
Office Phone: 314-362-7388

Education

Education

Fellowship: Orthopedic Hand, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 2012
Medical Degree: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA 2004
BS: University of Richmond, Richmond, VA 1999
Residency: General Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2007
Fellowship: Peripheral Nerve Research, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2009
Residency: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2011

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Inspiration for Innovation.
Moore AM, Mackinnon SE
Hand Clin. 2016 May; 32(2)xiii. doi: 10.1016/j.hcl.2016.02.001.

PMID:
    27094898
    [PubMed - in process]
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Donor Activation Focused Rehabilitation Approach: Maximizing Outcomes After Nerve Transfers.
Kahn LC, Moore AM
Hand Clin. 2016 May; 32(2)263-77. doi: 10.1016/j.hcl.2015.12.014.

PMID:
    27094897
    [PubMed - in process]
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Free Functional Muscle Transfers to Restore Upper Extremity Function.
Krauss EM, Tung TH, Moore AM
Hand Clin. 2016 May; 32(2)243-56. doi: 10.1016/j.hcl.2015.12.010.

PMID:
    27094895
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Effect of Short Nerve Grafts in Series on Axonal Regeneration Across Isografts or Acellular Nerve Allografts.
Yan Y, Wood MD, Hunter DA, Ee X, Mackinnon SE, Moore AM
J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Feb 12; pii: S0363-5023(16)00108-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.01.009.

PMID:
    26880495
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Hyaluronic acid/carboxymethyl cellulose directly applied to transected nerve decreases axonal outgrowth.
Agenor A, Dvoracek L, Leu A, Hunter DA, Newton P, Yan Y, Johnson PJ, Mackinnon SE, Moore AM, Wood MD
J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2015 Dec 1; doi: 10.1002/jbm.b.33576.

PMID:
    26621079
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Comparison of acellular nerve allograft modification with Schwann cells or VEGF.
Hoben G, Yan Y, Iyer N, Newton P, Hunter DA, Moore AM, Sakiyama-Elbert SE, Wood MD, Mackinnon SE
Hand (N Y). 2015 Sep; 10(3)396-402. doi: 10.1007/s11552-014-9720-0.

PMID:
    26330769
    [PubMed]
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The Supercharge End-to-Side Anterior Interosseous-to-Ulnar Motor Nerve Transfer for Restoring Intrinsic Function: Clinical Experience.
Davidge KM, Yee A, Moore AM, Mackinnon SE
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Sep; 136(3)344e-352e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000001514.

PMID:
    26313839
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Erratum: Gut resistome development in healthy twin pairs in the first year of life.
Moore AM, Ahmadi S, Patel S, Gibson MK, Wang B, Ndao IM, Deych E, Shannon W, Tarr PI, Warner BB, Dantas G
Microbiome. 2015; 329. doi: 10.1186/s40168-015-0095-4.

PMID:
    26207183
    [PubMed]
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Gut resistome development in healthy twin pairs in the first year of life.
Moore AM, Ahmadi S, Patel S, Gibson MK, Wang B, Ndao MI, Deych E, Shannon W, Tarr PI, Warner BB, Dantas G
Microbiome. 2015; 327. doi: 10.1186/s40168-015-0090-9.

PMID:
    26113976
    [PubMed]
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Cadaveric nerve allotransplantation in the treatment of persistent thoracic neuralgia.
Barbour JR, Yee A, Moore AM, Trulock EP, Buchowski JM, Mackinnon SE
Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Apr; 99(4)1414-7. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.06.092.

PMID:
    25841822
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Principles of nerve repair in complex wounds of the upper extremity.
Moore AM, Wagner IJ, Fox IK
Semin Plast Surg. 2015 Feb; 29(1)40-7. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1544169.

PMID:
    25685102
    [PubMed]
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Motor and sensory nerve transfers in the forearm and hand.
Moore AM, Franco M, Tung TH
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Oct; 134(4)721-30. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000000509.

PMID:
    25357031
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nerve Transfers to Restore upper Extremity Function: A Paradigm Shift.
Moore AM
Front Neurol. 2014; 540. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2014.00040.

PMID:
    24744749
    [PubMed]
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Viral transduction of primary Schwann cells using a Cre-lox system to regulate GDNF expression.
Wu-Fienberg Y, Moore AM, Marquardt LM, Newton P, Johnson PJ, Mackinnon SE, Sakiyama-Elbert SE, Wood MD
Biotechnol Bioeng. 2014 Sep; 111(9)1886-94. doi: 10.1002/bit.25247.

PMID:
    24728940
    [PubMed - in process]
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Abstract 91: Engineering Primary Schwann Cells using Lentiviruses to Control GDNF Expression.
Wu-Fienberg Y, Marquardt L, Newton P, Johnson PJ, Mackinnon SE, Sakiyama-Elbert SE, Moore AM, Wood MD
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Mar; 133(3 Suppl)105. doi: 10.1097/01.prs.0000445124.82436.38.

PMID:
    25942202
    [PubMed]
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Advances in nerve transfer surgery.
Moore AM, Novak CB
J Hand Ther. 2014 Apr-Jun; 27(2)96-104; quiz 105. doi: 10.1016/j.jht.2013.12.007.

PMID:
    24513183
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Tissue engineered constructs for peripheral nerve surgery.
Johnson PJ, Wood MD, Moore AM, Mackinnon SE
Eur Surg. 2013 Jun; 45(3)doi: 10.1007/s10353-013-0205-0.

PMID:
    24385980
    [PubMed]
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Pediatric fecal microbiota harbor diverse and novel antibiotic resistance genes.
Moore AM, Patel S, Forsberg KJ, Wang B, Bentley G, Razia Y, Qin X, Tarr PI, Dantas G
PLoS One. 2013; 8(11)e78822. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0078822.

PMID:
    24236055
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Schwann cells seeded in acellular nerve grafts improve functional recovery.
Jesuraj NJ, Santosa KB, Macewan MR, Moore AM, Kasukurthi R, Ray WZ, Flagg ER, Hunter DA, Borschel GH, Johnson PJ, Mackinnon SE, Sakiyama-Elbert SE
Muscle Nerve. 2014 Feb; 49(2)267-76. doi: 10.1002/mus.23885.

PMID:
    23625513
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Supercharge nerve transfer to enhance motor recovery: a laboratory study.
Farber SJ, Glaus SW, Moore AM, Hunter DA, Mackinnon SE, Johnson PJ
J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Mar; 38(3)466-77. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2012.12.020.

PMID:
    23391355
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Mechanisms involved in partial nerve injury and regeneration, supercharge nerve transfers and drug delivery for improving functional outcomes in patients with nerve injury