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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

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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

Indications for neuromuscular ultrasound: Expert opinion and review of the literature.
Walker FO, Cartwright MS, Alter KE, Visser LH, Hobson-Webb LD, Padua L, Strakowski JA, Preston DC, Boon AJ, Axer H, van Alfen N, Tawfik EA, Wilder-Smith E, Yoon JS, Kim BJ, Breiner A, Bland JDP, Grimm A, Zaidman CM
Clin Neurophysiol. 2018 Dec; 129(12)2658-2679. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2018.09.013.

PMID:
    30309740
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reliability of bedside ultrasound of limb and diaphragm muscle thickness in critically-ill children.
Ng KW, Dietz AR, Johnson R, Shoykhet M, Zaidman CM
Muscle Nerve. 2018 Aug 25; doi: 10.1002/mus.26327.

PMID:
    30144318
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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CANOMAD and other chronic ataxic neuropathies with disialosyl antibodies (CANDA).
Garcia-Santibanez R, Zaidman CM, Sommerville RB, Lopate G, Weihl CC, Pestronk A, Bucelli RC
J Neurol. 2018 Jun; 265(6)1402-1409. doi: 10.1007/s00415-018-8853-4.

PMID:
    29633012
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Use of Nerve Transfers to Restore Upper Extremity Function in Cervical Spinal Cord Injury.
Fox IK, Novak CB, Krauss EM, Hoben GM, Zaidman CM, Ruvinskaya R, Juknis N, Winter AC, Mackinnon SE
PM R. 2018 Nov; 10(11)1173-1184.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2018.03.013.

PMID:
    29551672
    [PubMed - in process]
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Nusinersen versus Sham Control in Later-Onset Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
Mercuri E, Darras BT, Chiriboga CA, Day JW, Campbell C, Connolly AM, Iannaccone ST, Kirschner J, Kuntz NL, Saito K, Shieh PB, Tulinius M, Mazzone ES, Montes J, Bishop KM, Yang Q, Foster R, Gheuens S, Bennett CF, Farwell W, Schneider E, De Vivo DC, Finkel RS, CHERISH Study Group.
N Engl J Med. 2018 Feb 15; 378(7)625-635. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1710504.

PMID:
    29443664
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nerve ultrasound in polyneuropathies.
Telleman JA, Grimm A, Goedee S, Visser LH, Zaidman CM
Muscle Nerve. 2018 May; 57(5)716-728. doi: 10.1002/mus.26029.

PMID:
    29205398
    [PubMed - in process]
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Nusinersen versus Sham Control in Infantile-Onset Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
Finkel RS, Mercuri E, Darras BT, Connolly AM, Kuntz NL, Kirschner J, Chiriboga CA, Saito K, Servais L, Tizzano E, Topaloglu H, Tulinius M, Montes J, Glanzman AM, Bishop K, Zhong ZJ, Gheuens S, Bennett CF, Schneider E, Farwell W, De Vivo DC, ENDEAR Study Group.
N Engl J Med. 2017 Nov 2; 377(18)1723-1732. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1702752.

PMID:
    29091570
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nerve ultrasound reliability of upper limbs: Effects of examiner training.
Garcia-Santibanez R, Dietz AR, Bucelli RC, Zaidman CM
Muscle Nerve. 2018 Feb; 57(2)189-192. doi: 10.1002/mus.25980.

PMID:
    28981150
    [PubMed - in process]
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Serial diaphragm ultrasound studies in neuralgic amyotrophy with bilateral phrenic neuropathies.
Garcia-Santibanez R, Zaidman CM, Russell T, Bucelli RC
Muscle Nerve. 2017 Dec; 56(6)E168-E170. doi: 10.1002/mus.25750.

PMID:
    28722779
    [PubMed - in process]
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Quantitative muscle ultrasound detects disease progression in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Zaidman CM, Wu JS, Kapur K, Pasternak A, Madabusi L, Yim S, Pacheck A, Szelag H, Harrington T, Darras BT, Rutkove SB
Ann Neurol. 2017 May; 81(5)633-640. doi: 10.1002/ana.24904.

PMID:
    28241384
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Electrical impedance myography for assessment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Rutkove SB, Kapur K, Zaidman CM, Wu JS, Pasternak A, Madabusi L, Yim S, Pacheck A, Szelag H, Harrington T, Darras BT
Ann Neurol. 2017 May; 81(5)622-632. doi: 10.1002/ana.24874.

PMID:
    28076894
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intramuscular blood flow quantification with power doppler ultrasonography.
Dori A, Abbasi H, Zaidman CM
Muscle Nerve. 2016 Nov; 54(5)872-878. doi: 10.1002/mus.25108.

PMID:
    26994405
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Skeletal muscle imaging in neuromuscular disease.
Simon NG, Noto YI, Zaidman CM
J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Nov; 331-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2016.01.041.

PMID:
    27612670
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Quantitative Ultrasound Assessment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Using Edge Detection Analysis.
Koppaka S, Shklyar I, Rutkove SB, Darras BT, Anthony BW, Zaidman CM, Wu JS
J Ultrasound Med. 2016 Sep; 35(9)1889-97. doi: 10.7863/ultra.15.04065.

PMID:
    27417736
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ultrasound in the Assessment of Myopathic Disorders.
Zaidman CM, van Alfen N
J Clin Neurophysiol. 2016 Apr; 33(2)103-11. doi: 10.1097/WNP.0000000000000245.

PMID:
    27035250
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical trial readiness in non-ambulatory boys and men with duchenne muscular dystrophy: MDA-DMD network follow-up.
Connolly AM, Florence JM, Zaidman CM, Golumbek PT, Mendell JR, Flanigan KM, Karachunski PI, Day JW, McDonald CM, Darras BT, Kang PB, Siener CA, Gadeken RK, Anand P, Schierbecker JR, Malkus EC, Lowes LP, Alfano LN, Johnson L, Nicorici A, Kelecic JM, Quigley J, Pasternak AE, Miller JP, MDA-DMD Clinical Research Network.
Muscle Nerve. 2016 Oct; 54(4)681-9. doi: 10.1002/mus.25089.

PMID:
    26930423
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Quantitative muscle ultrasound measures rapid declines over time in children with SMA type 1.
Ng KW, Connolly AM, Zaidman CM
J Neurol Sci. 2015 Nov 15; 358(1-2)178-82. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2015.08.1532.

PMID:
    26432577
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nerve ultrasound identifies abnormalities in the posterior interosseous nerve in patients with proximal radial neuropathies.
Dietz AR, Bucelli RC, Pestronk A, Zaidman CM
Muscle Nerve. 2016 Mar; 53(3)379-83. doi: 10.1002/mus.24778.

PMID:
    26201950
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Muscle ultrasound quantifies disease progression over time in infants and young boys with duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Zaidman CM, Malkus EC, Connolly AM
Muscle Nerve. 2015 Sep; 52(3)334-8. doi: 10.1002/mus.24609.

PMID:
    25704979
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Electrical impedance myography in Duchenne muscular dystrophy and healthy controls: A multicenter study of reliability and validity.
Zaidman CM, Wang LL, Connolly AM, Florence J, Wong BL, Parsons JA, Apkon S, Goyal N, Williams E, Escolar D, Rutkove SB, Bohorquez JL, DART-EIM Clinical Evaluators Consortium.
Muscle Nerve. 2015 Oct; 52(4)592-7. doi: 10.1002/mus.24611.

PMID:
    25702806
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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