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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

Hospital Affiliations

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

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

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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Intraneural Median Nerve Anatomy and Implications for Treating Mixed Median Nerve Injury in the Hand.
Franco MJ, Nguyen DC, Phillips BZ, Mackinnon SE
Hand (N Y). 2016 Dec; 11(4)416-420. doi: 10.1177/1558944716643290.

PMID:
    28149207
    [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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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Predictors of Disability and Quality of Life With an Upper-Extremity Peripheral Nerve Disorder.
Stonner MM, Mackinnon SE, Kaskutas V
Am J Occup Ther. 2017 Jan/Feb; 71(1)7101190050p1-7101190050p8. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2017.022988.

PMID:
    28027047
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reverse shoulder arthroplasty after radial-to-axillary nerve transfer for axillary nerve palsy with concomitant irreparable rotator cuff tear.
Salazar DH, Chalmers PN, Mackinnon SE, Keener JD
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2017 Jan; 26(1)e23-e28. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2016.09.025.

PMID:
    27939281
    [PubMed - in process]
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Resident perceptions on pregnancy during training: 2008 to 2015.
Mundschenk MB, Krauss EM, Poppler LH, Hasak JM, Klingensmith ME, Mackinnon SE, Tenenbaum MM
Am J Surg. 2016 Oct; 212(4)649-659. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2016.06.018.

PMID:
    27575602
    [PubMed - in process]
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Evaluation of Cold Sensitivity, Pain, and Quality of Life After Upper Extremity Nerve Injury.
Novak CB, Mackinnon SE
Hand (N Y). 2016 Jun; 11(2)173-6. doi: 10.1177/1558944715627633.

PMID:
    27390558
    [PubMed]
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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 - in process]
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Vascularization is delayed in long nerve constructs compared with nerve grafts.
Farber SJ, Hoben GM, Hunter DA, Yan Y, Johnson PJ, Mackinnon SE, Wood MD
Muscle Nerve. 2016 Aug; 54(2)319-21. doi: 10.1002/mus.25173.

PMID:
    27144718
    [PubMed - in process]
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Decompression of the superficial peroneal nerve: clinical outcomes and anatomical study.
Franco MJ, Phillips BZ, Lalchandani GR, Mackinnon SE
J Neurosurg. 2017 Jan; 126(1)330-335. doi: 10.3171/2016.1.JNS152454.

PMID:
    27104849
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 Distal, Recipient Proximal and Other Personal Perspectives on Nerve Transfers.
Mackinnon SE
Hand Clin. 2016 May; 32(2)141-51. doi: 10.1016/j.hcl.2015.12.003.

PMID:
    27094887
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ulnar neuropathy: evaluation and management.
Dy CJ, Mackinnon SE
Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2016 Jun; 9(2)178-84. doi: 10.1007/s12178-016-9327-x.

PMID:
    27080868
    [PubMed]
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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 - in process]
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Two unique TUBB3 mutations cause both CFEOM3 and malformations of cortical development.
Whitman MC, Andrews C, Chan WM, Tischfield MA, Stasheff SF, Brancati F, Ortiz-Gonzalez X, Nuovo S, Garaci F, MacKinnon SE, Hunter DG, Grant PE, Engle EC
Am J Med Genet A. 2016 Feb; 170A(2)297-305. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.37362.

PMID:
    26639658
    [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. 2015 Dec 1; doi: 10.1002/jbm.b.33576.

PMID:
    26621079
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Finely Tuned Temporal and Spatial Delivery of GDNF Promotes Enhanced Nerve Regeneration in a Long Nerve Defect Model.
Marquardt LM, Ee X, Iyer N, Hunter D, Mackinnon SE, Wood MD, Sakiyama-Elbert SE
Tissue Eng Part A. 2015 Dec; 21(23-24)2852-64. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2015.0311.

PMID:
    26466815
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nerve Transfers to Restore Upper Extremity Function in Cervical Spinal Cord Injury: Update and Preliminary Outcomes.
Fox IK, Davidge KM, Novak CB, Hoben G, Kahn LC, Juknis N, Ruvinskaya R, Mackinnon SE
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct; 136(4)780-92. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000001641.

PMID:
    26397252
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ulnar nerve transection during Tommy John surgery: novel findings and approach to treatment.
Phillips BZ, Stockburger C, Mackinnon SE
Hand (N Y). 2015 Sep; 10(3)555-8. doi: 10.1007/s11552-014-9690-2.

PMID:
    26330795
    [PubMed]
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