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Susan E. Mackinnon, MD

Shoenberg Professor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Specialty Areas

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Peripheral Nerve Injury
Nerve Transplantation
Nerve Injury

Areas of Clinical Interest

Peripheral nerve surgery in hand/upper extremity and lower extremity, carpal tunnel syndrome, tarsal tunnel syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome, brachial plexus, cumulative trauma disorder, nerve transplant, nerve compression, facial palsy, hand and upper extremity disorders and injuries

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: G
Floor: 6
Office Phone: 314-362-4586
Fax: 314-362-4536

Education

Education

Fellowship: Hand Surgery, Raymond Curtis Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 1982
Fellowship: Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Canada 1981
Residency: Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University in Toronto, Canada 1980
Residency: Surgery, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada 1978
Medical Degree: Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada 1975

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

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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Pathways regulating modality-specific axonal regeneration in peripheral nerve.
Wood MD, Mackinnon SE
Exp Neurol. 2015 Mar; 265171-5. doi: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2015.02.001.

PMID:
    25681572
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Expanding the phenotypic spectrum and variability of endocrine abnormalities associated with TUBB3 E410K syndrome.
Balasubramanian R, Chew S, MacKinnon SE, Kang PB, Andrews C, Chan WM, Engle EC
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Mar; 100(3)E473-7. doi: 10.1210/jc.2014-4107.

PMID:
    25559402
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nerve entrapment: update.
Tang DT, Barbour JR, Davidge KM, Yee A, Mackinnon SE
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Jan; 135(1)199e-215e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000000828.

PMID:
    25539328
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Direct radial to ulnar nerve transfer to restore intrinsic muscle function in combined proximal median and ulnar nerve injury: case report and surgical technique.
Phillips BZ, Franco MJ, Yee A, Tung TH, Mackinnon SE, Fox IK
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Jul; 39(7)1358-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.04.013.

PMID:
    24836915
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nerve resection, crush and re-location relieve complex regional pain syndrome type II: a case report.
Watson CP, Mackinnon SE, Dostrovsky JO, Bennett GJ, Farran RP, Carlson T
Pain. 2014 Jun; 155(6)1168-73. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2014.01.025.

PMID:
    24502845
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Median to radial nerve transfers for restoration of wrist, finger, and thumb extension.
Davidge KM, Yee A, Kahn LC, Mackinnon SE
J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Sep; 38(9)1812-27. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.06.024.

PMID:
    23932813
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Revision carpal tunnel surgery: a 10-year review of intraoperative findings and outcomes.
Zieske L, Ebersole GC, Davidge K, Fox I, Mackinnon SE
J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Aug; 38(8)1530-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.04.024.

PMID:
    23809470
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Validity and responsiveness of the DASH questionnaire as an outcome measure following ulnar nerve transposition for cubital tunnel syndrome.
Ebersole GC, Davidge K, Damiano M, Mackinnon SE
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Jul; 132(1)81e-90e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e318290faf6.

PMID:
    23806957
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Response.
Mackinnon SE, Ray WZ
J Neurosurg. 2013 Mar; 118(3)707-8.

PMID:
    23580947
    [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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In reply.
Mackinnon SE
J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Mar; 38(3)618-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.01.040.

PMID:
    23428194
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A novel syndrome caused by the E410K amino acid substitution in the neuronal β-tubulin isotype 3.
Chew S, Balasubramanian R, Chan WM, Kang PB, Andrews C, Webb BD, MacKinnon SE, Oystreck DT, Rankin J, Crawford TO, Geraghty M, Pomeroy SL, Crowley WF Jr, Jabs EW, Hunter DG, Grant PE, Engle EC
Brain. 2013 Feb; 136(Pt 2)522-35. doi: 10.1093/brain/aws345.

PMID:
    23378218
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Transfer of the extensor digiti minimi and extensor carpi ulnaris branches of the posterior interosseous nerve to restore intrinsic hand function: case report and anatomic study.
Tung TH, Barbour JR, Gontre G, Daliwal G, Mackinnon SE
J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Jan; 38(1)98-103. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2012.10.010.

PMID:
    23261192
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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[Cubital tunnel syndrome and the scratch test to determine the surgical procedure].
González G, Mackinnon SE, Espinosa A, Barbour J
Acta Ortop Mex. 2012 Nov-Dec; 26(6)375-8.

PMID:
    24712205
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Supercharged end-to-side anterior interosseous to ulnar motor nerve transfer for intrinsic musculature reinnervation.
Barbour J, Yee A, Kahn LC, Mackinnon SE
J Hand Surg Am. 2012 Oct; 37(10)2150-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2012.07.022.

PMID:
    23021177
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Repair of a median nerve transection injury using multiple nerve transfers, with long-term functional recovery.
Murphy RK, Ray WZ, Mackinnon SE
J Neurosurg. 2012 Nov; 117(5)886-9. doi: 10.3171/2012.8.JNS111356.

PMID:
    22978538
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical outcomes following brachialis to anterior interosseous nerve transfers.
Ray WZ, Yarbrough CK, Yee A, Mackinnon SE
J Neurosurg. 2012 Sep; 117(3)604-9. doi: 10.3171/2012.6.JNS111332.

PMID:
    22817905
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nerve transfers for the restoration of hand function after spinal cord injury.
Mackinnon SE, Yee A, Ray WZ
J Neurosurg. 2012 Jul; 117(1)176-85. doi: 10.3171/2012.3.JNS12328.

PMID:
    22587551
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Delayed bilateral anterior interosseous neuritis: an atypical presentation.
Barbour JR, Gontre G, Mackinnon SE
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2013 Feb; 38(2)206-7. doi: 10.1177/1753193412446575.

PMID:
    22562650
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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