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Craig M. Zaidman, MD

Associate Professor, Neurology and Pediatrics
Division of Adult Neurology

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Neurology
Neurophysiology
Neuromuscular Disease

Board Certifications

Clinical Neurophysiology
Neurology

Areas of Clinical Interest

Adult and pediatric neurology, neuromuscular disease.

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
McMillan Building

517 S. Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite:
Office Phone: 314-362-6981
Fax: 314-362-3752

Education

Education

Residency: Neurology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 2004
Residency: Child Neurology, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 2007
Fellowship: Clinical Neurophysiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2008
B.S.: Psychology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 1995
Residency: Pediatrics, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 2003
Medical Degree: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 2001

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Outcome reliability in non-ambulatory boys/men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Connolly AM, Malkus EC, Mendell JR, Flanigan KM, Miller JP, Schierbecker JR, Siener CA, Golumbek PT, Zaidman CM, Mcdonald CM, Johnson L, Nicorici A, Karachunski PI, Day JW, Kelecic JM, Lowes LP, Alfano LN, Darras BT, Kang PB, Quigley J, Pasternak AE, Florence JM, MDA DMD Clinical Research Network
Muscle Nerve. 2015 Apr; 51(4)522-32. doi: 10.1002/mus.24346.

PMID:
    25056178
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Quantitative muscle ultrasound in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: a comparison of techniques.
Shklyar I, Geisbush TR, Mijialovic AS, Pasternak A, Darras BT, Wu JS, Rutkove SB, Zaidman CM
Muscle Nerve. 2015 Feb; 51(2)207-13. doi: 10.1002/mus.24296.

PMID:
    24862337
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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One year outcome of boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy using the Bayley-III scales of infant and toddler development.
Connolly AM, Florence JM, Cradock MM, Eagle M, Flanigan KM, McDonald CM, Karachunski PI, Darras BT, Bushby K, Malkus EC, Golumbek PT, Zaidman CM, Miller JP, Mendell JR, MDA DMD Clinical Research Network
Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Jun; 50(6)557-63. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2014.02.006.

PMID:
    24842254
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nerve size in chronic inflammatory demyelinating neuropathy varies with disease activity and therapy response over time: a retrospective ultrasound study.
Zaidman CM, Pestronk A
Muscle Nerve. 2014 Nov; 50(5)733-8. doi: 10.1002/mus.24227.

PMID:
    24615614
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Minimal training is required to reliably perform quantitative ultrasound of muscle.
Zaidman CM, Wu JS, Wilder S, Darras BT, Rutkove SB
Muscle Nerve. 2014 Jul; 50(1)124-8. doi: 10.1002/mus.24117.

PMID:
    24218288
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ultrasound of inherited vs. acquired demyelinating polyneuropathies.
Zaidman CM, Harms MB, Pestronk A
J Neurol. 2013 Dec; 260(12)3115-21. doi: 10.1007/s00415-013-7123-8.

PMID:
    24101129
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Motor and cognitive assessment of infants and young boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: results from the Muscular Dystrophy Association DMD Clinical Research Network.
Connolly AM, Florence JM, Cradock MM, Malkus EC, Schierbecker JR, Siener CA, Wulf CO, Anand P, Golumbek PT, Zaidman CM, Philip Miller J, Lowes LP, Alfano LN, Viollet-Callendret L, Flanigan KM, Mendell JR, McDonald CM, Goude E, Johnson L, Nicorici A, Karachunski PI, Day JW, Dalton JC, Farber JM, Buser KK, Darras BT, Kang PB, Riley SO, Shriber E, Parad R, Bushby K, Eagle M, MDA DMD Clinical Research Network
Neuromuscul Disord. 2013 Jul; 23(7)529-39. doi: 10.1016/j.nmd.2013.04.005.

PMID:
    23726376
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Detection of peripheral nerve pathology: comparison of ultrasound and MRI.
Zaidman CM, Seelig MJ, Baker JC, Mackinnon SE, Pestronk A
Neurology. 2013 Apr 30; 80(18)1634-40. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3182904f3f.

PMID:
    23553474
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Coenzyme Q10 deficiency in children: frequent type 2C muscle fibers with normal morphology.
Sommerville RB, Zaidman CM, Pestronk A
Muscle Nerve. 2013 Nov; 48(5)722-6. doi: 10.1002/mus.23837.

PMID:
    23494902
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Newborn brachial plexus palsy: evaluation of severity using quantitative ultrasound of muscle.
Zaidman CM, Holland MR, Noetzel MJ, Park TS, Pestronk A
Muscle Nerve. 2013 Feb; 47(2)246-54. doi: 10.1002/mus.23518.

PMID:
    23169008
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Childhood Graves disease masquerading as myasthenia gravis.
Perlman SJ, Zaidman CM
J Child Neurol. 2013 Oct; 28(10)1309-11. doi: 10.1177/0883073812457460.

PMID:
    22952313
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Quantitative ultrasound of skeletal muscle: reliable measurements of calibrated muscle backscatter from different ultrasound systems.
Zaidman CM, Holland MR, Hughes MS
Ultrasound Med Biol. 2012 Sep; 38(9)1618-25. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2012.04.020.

PMID:
    22763008
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Qualitative and quantitative skeletal muscle ultrasound in late-onset acid maltase deficiency.
Zaidman CM, Malkus EC, Siener C, Florence J, Pestronk A, Al-Lozi M
Muscle Nerve. 2011 Sep; 44(3)418-23. doi: 10.1002/mus.22088.

PMID:
    21755514
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Novel GNE mutations in two phenotypically distinct HIBM2 patients.
Weihl CC, Miller SE, Zaidman CM, Pestronk A, Baloh RH, Al-Lozi M
Neuromuscul Disord. 2011 Feb; 21(2)102-5. doi: 10.1016/j.nmd.2010.11.002.

PMID:
    21131200
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Quantitative ultrasound using backscatter analysis in Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy.
Zaidman CM, Connolly AM, Malkus EC, Florence JM, Pestronk A
Neuromuscul Disord. 2010 Dec; 20(12)805-9. doi: 10.1016/j.nmd.2010.06.019.

PMID:
    20817454
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Peripheral nerve size in normals and patients with polyneuropathy: an ultrasound study.
Zaidman CM, Al-Lozi M, Pestronk A
Muscle Nerve. 2009 Dec; 40(6)960-6. doi: 10.1002/mus.21431.

PMID:
    19697380
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Calibrated quantitative ultrasound imaging of skeletal muscle using backscatter analysis.
Zaidman CM, Holland MR, Anderson CC, Pestronk A
Muscle Nerve. 2008 Jul; 38(1)893-8. doi: 10.1002/mus.21052.

PMID:
    18563722
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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