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Amy M. Moore, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Surgery
Program Director, Hand, Nerve and Microsurgery Fellowship

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

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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

The 3<sup>rd</sup> World Conference on Kisspeptin, "Kisspeptin 2017: Brain and Beyond":Unresolved questions, challenges and future directions for the field.
Lehman MN, Coolen LM, Steiner RA, Neal-Perry G, Wang L, Moenter SM, Moore AM, Goodman RL, Hwa-Yeo S, Padilla SL, Kauffman AS, Garcia J, Kelly MJ, Clarkson J, Radovick S, Babwah AV, Leon S, Tena-Sempere M, Comninos A, Seminara S, Dhillo WS, Levine J, Terasawa E, Negron A, Herbison AE
J Neuroendocrinol. 2018 Apr 14; e12600. doi: 10.1111/jne.12600.

PMID:
    29656508
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Quantifying the Effect of Diabetes on Surgical Hand and Forearm Infections.
Sharma K, Pan D, Friedman J, Yu JL, Mull A, Moore AM
J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Feb; 43(2)105-114. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.11.003.

PMID:
    29241843
    [PubMed - in process]
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Surgical interventions for the treatment of painful neuroma: a comparative meta-analysis.
Poppler LH, Parikh RP, Bichanich MJ, Rebehn K, Bettlach CR, Mackinnon SE, Moore AM
Pain. 2017 Nov 20; doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001101.

PMID:
    29189515
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Femoral nerve transfers for restoring tibial nerve function: an anatomical study and clinical correlation: a report of 2 cases.
Moore AM, Krauss EM, Parikh RP, Franco MJ, Tung TH
J Neurosurg. 2017 Nov 3; 1-10. doi: 10.3171/2017.5.JNS163076.

PMID:
    29099295
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Commentary on Management of Atraumatic Posterior Interosseous Nerve Palsy.
Moore AM
J Hand Surg Am. 2017 Oct; 42(10)831-832. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.07.027.

PMID:
    28969809
    [PubMed - in process]
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Rectus Abdominis Motor Nerves as Donor Option for Free Functional Muscle Transfer: A Cadaver Study and Case Series.
Mull AB, Nicoson MC, Moore AM, Hunter DA, Tung TH
Hand (N Y). 2018 Mar; 13(2)150-155. doi: 10.1177/1558944717702467.

PMID:
    28387164
    [PubMed - in process]
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Nerve stepping stone has minimal impact in aiding regeneration across long acellular nerve allografts.
Yan Y, Hunter DA, Schellhardt L, Ee X, Snyder-Warwick AK, Moore AM, Mackinnon SE, Wood MD
Muscle Nerve. 2018 Feb; 57(2)260-267. doi: 10.1002/mus.25659.

PMID:
    28380694
    [PubMed - in process]
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A 3-Phase Approach for the Management of Upper Extremity Electrical Injuries.
Sharma K, Bichanich M, Moore AM
Hand Clin. 2017 May; 33(2)243-256. doi: 10.1016/j.hcl.2016.12.012.

PMID:
    28363292
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Robust Axonal Regeneration in a Mouse Vascularized Composite Allotransplant Model Undergoing Delayed Tissue Rejection.
Yan Y, Wood MD, Moore AM, Snyder-Warwick AK, Hunter DA, Newton P, Poppler L, Tung TH, Johnson PJ, Mackinnon SE
Hand (N Y). 2016 Dec; 11(4)456-463. doi: 10.1177/1558944715620791.

PMID:
    28149214
    [PubMed - in process]
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Surgical Treatment of Neuromas Improves Patient-Reported Pain, Depression, and Quality of Life.
Domeshek LF, Krauss EM, Snyder-Warwick AK, Laurido-Soto O, Hasak JM, Skolnick GB, Novak CB, Moore AM, Mackinnon SE
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Feb; 139(2)407-418. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003018.

PMID:
    28125533
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Selective Nerve Root Transection in the Rat Produces Permanent, Partial Nerve Injury Models with Variable Levels of Functional Deficit.
Poppler LH, Schellhardt LM, Hunter DA, Yan Y, Mackinnon SE, Wood MD, Moore AM
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jan; 139(1)94-103. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000002874.

PMID:
    28027234
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Axonal Growth Arrests After an Increased Accumulation of Schwann Cells Expressing Senescence Markers and Stromal Cells in Acellular Nerve Allografts.
Poppler LH, Ee X, Schellhardt L, Hoben GM, Pan D, Hunter DA, Yan Y, Moore AM, Snyder-Warwick AK, Stewart SA, Mackinnon SE, Wood MD
Tissue Eng Part A. 2016 Jul; 22(13-14)949-61. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2016.0003.

PMID:
    27297909
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 Jun; 41(6)e113-21. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.01.009.

PMID:
    26880495
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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. 2017 Apr; 105(3)568-574. doi: 10.1002/jbm.b.33576.

PMID:
    26621079
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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In the News

In the News

Amy Moore, MD

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