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Susan E. Mackinnon, MD

Minot Packer Fryer Chair of Plastic Surgery
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

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

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

The Effects of Intraoperative Electrical Stimulation on Regeneration and Recovery After Nerve Isograft Repair in a Rat Model.
Keane GC, Pan D, Roh J, Larson EL, Schellhardt L, Hunter DA, Snyder-Warwick AK, Moore AM, Mackinnon SE, Wood MD
Hand (N Y). 2020 Jul 15; 1558944720939200. doi: 10.1177/1558944720939200.

PMID:
    32666827
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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"Supercharge End-to-Side Anterior Interosseous-to-Ulnar Motor Nerve Transfer Restores Intrinsic Function in Cubital Tunnel Syndrome".
Dengler J, Dolen U, Patterson JM, Davidge KM, Kahn LC, Yee A, Mackinnon SE
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Jun 22; doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000007167.

PMID:
    32590517
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Discussion: Functional Outcome after Reconstruction of a Long Nerve Gap in Rabbits Using Optimized Decellularized Nerve Allografts.
Mackinnon SE, Pan D, Wood MD
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Jun; 145(6)1451-1453. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000006868.

PMID:
    32459775
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Identifying Common Peroneal Neuropathy Before Foot Drop.
Lu JCY, Dengler J, Poppler LH, Van Handel A, Linkugel A, Jacobson L, Mackinnon SE
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 May 25; doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000007096.

PMID:
    32459730
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The CCL2/CCR2 axis is critical to recruiting macrophages into acellular nerve allograft bridging a nerve gap to promote angiogenesis and regeneration.
Pan D, Acevedo-Cintrón JA, Sayanagi J, Snyder-Warwick AK, Mackinnon SE, Wood MD
Exp Neurol. 2020 May 23; 331113363. doi: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2020.113363.

PMID:
    32450192
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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T cells modulate IL-4 expression by eosinophil recruitment within decellularized scaffolds to repair nerve defects.
Pan D, Hunter DA, Schellhardt L, Fuchs A, Halevi AE, Snyder-Warwick AK, Mackinnon SE, Wood MD
Acta Biomater. 2020 Aug; 112149-163. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2020.05.009.

PMID:
    32434080
    [PubMed - in process]
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Predictors of functional outcome after peripheral nerve injury and compression.
Stonner MM, Mackinnon SE, Kaskutas V
J Hand Ther. 2020 Apr 22; pii: S0894-1130(20)30039-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jht.2020.03.008.

PMID:
    32334939
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Subclinical Peroneal Neuropathy Affects Ambulatory, Community-Dwelling Adults and Is Associated with Falling.
Poppler LH, Yu J, Mackinnon SE
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Apr; 145(4)769e-778e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000006637.

PMID:
    32221217
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Effect of Surgical Video on Resident Performance of Carpal Tunnel Release: A Cadaveric Simulation-Based, Prospective, Randomized, Blinded Pilot Study.
Yee A, Padovano WM, Rowe AG, Hill EJR, Fox IK, Moore AM, Coert JH, Mackinnon SE
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Jun; 145(6)1455-1463. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000006817.

PMID:
    32195858
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Quality of Life and Psychosocial Factors as Predictors of Pain Relief Following Nerve Surgery.
Heary KO, Wong AWK, Lau SCL, Dengler J, Thompson MR, Crock LW, Novak CB, Philip BA, Mackinnon SE
Hand (N Y). 2020 Mar 19; 1558944720911213. doi: 10.1177/1558944720911213.

PMID:
    32188297
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Medical Malpractice in Nerve Injury of the Upper Extremity.
Krauss EM, Shankar V, Patterson JMM, Mackinnon SE
Hand (N Y). 2020 Feb 28; 1558944720906500. doi: 10.1177/1558944720906500.

PMID:
    32108518
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Design-Based stereology and binary image histomorphometry in nerve assessment.
Hunter DA, Pan D, Wood MD, Snyder-Warwick AK, Moore AM, Feldman EL, Mackinnon SE, Brenner MJ
J Neurosci Methods. 2020 Apr 15; 336108635. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2020.108635.

PMID:
    32070676
    [PubMed - in process]
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Retroperitoneal Approach for Ilioinguinal, Iliohypogastric, and Genitofemoral Neurectomies in the Treatment of Refractory Groin Pain After Inguinal Hernia Repair.
Gangopadhyay N, Pothula A, Yao A, Geraghty PJ, Mackinnon SE
Ann Plast Surg. 2020 Apr; 84(4)431-435. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000002226.

PMID:
    32000253
    [PubMed - in process]
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Advances in the repair of segmental nerve injuries and trends in reconstruction.
Pan D, Mackinnon SE, Wood MD
Muscle Nerve. 2020 Jun; 61(6)726-739. doi: 10.1002/mus.26797.

PMID:
    31883129
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Refining Indications for the Supercharge End-to-Side Anterior Interosseous to Ulnar Motor Nerve Transfer in Cubital Tunnel Syndrome.
Power HA, Kahn LC, Patterson MM, Yee A, Moore AM, Mackinnon SE
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Jan; 145(1)106e-116e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000006399.

PMID:
    31881618
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evaluation for Late Nerve Transfer Surgery in Spinal Cord Injury: Predicting the Degree of Lower Motor Neuron Injury.
Jain NS, Hill EJR, Zaidman CM, Novak CB, Hunter DA, Juknis N, Ruvinskaya R, Kennedy CR, Vetter J, Mackinnon SE, Fox IK
J Hand Surg Am. 2020 Feb; 45(2)95-103. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2019.11.003.

PMID:
    31866150
    [PubMed - in process]
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Adult Strabismus Preferred Practice Pattern®.
Dagi LR, Velez FG, Archer SM, Atalay HT, Campolattaro BN, Holmes JM, Kerr NC, Kushner BJ, Mackinnon SE, Paysse EA, Pihlblad MS, Pineles SL, Strominger MB, Stager DR Sr, Stager D Jr, Capo H
Ophthalmology. 2020 Jan; 127(1)P182-P298. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2019.09.023.

PMID:
    31757496
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Factor Structure of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand Questionnaire in Upper Extremity Nerve Injury.
Novak CB, Mackinnon SE, Anastakis DJ, McCabe SJ
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Nov; 144(5)1116-1122. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000006151.

PMID:
    31688758
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nerve Transfers-A Paradigm Shift in the Reconstructive Ladder.
Domeshek LF, Novak CB, Patterson JMM, Hasak JM, Yee A, Kahn LC, Mackinnon SE
Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2019 Jun; 7(6)e2290. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000002290.

PMID:
    31624686
    [PubMed]
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Median Nerve Compression in the Forearm: A Clinical Diagnosis.
El-Haj M, Ding W, Sharma K, Novak C, Mackinnon SE, Patterson JMM
Hand (N Y). 2019 Sep 20; 1558944719874137. doi: 10.1177/1558944719874137.

PMID:
    31540555
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