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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

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 - in process]
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The Role 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 Mar 17; doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000006817.

PMID:
    32195858
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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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Sub-Clinical Peroneal Neuropathy affects Ambulatory, Community Dwelling Adults and is Associated with Falling.
Poppler LH, Yu J, Mackinnon SE
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Jan 9; doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000006637.

PMID:
    31929455
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Advances in the repair of segmental nerve injuries and trends in reconstruction.
Pan D, Mackinnon SE, Wood MD
Muscle Nerve. 2019 Dec 27; doi: 10.1002/mus.26797.

PMID:
    31883129
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Isolated Axillary Nerve Injury in an Elite High School American Football Player: A Case Report.
Probst DT, Mackinnon SE, Prather H
Sports Health. 2019 Nov/Dec; 11(6)550-553. doi: 10.1177/1941738119868478.

PMID:
    31484001
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparing electrical stimulation and tacrolimus (FK506) to enhance treating nerve injuries.
Jo S, Pan D, Halevi AE, Roh J, Schellhardt L, Hunter Ra DA, Snyder-Warwick AK, Moore AM, Mackinnon SE, Wood MD
Muscle Nerve. 2019 Nov; 60(5)629-636. doi: 10.1002/mus.26659.

PMID:
    31397919
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Differences in Opioid Prescribing Practices among Plastic Surgery Trainees in the United States and Canada.
Grant DW, Power HA, Vuong LN, McInnes CW, Santosa KB, Waljee JF, Mackinnon SE
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Jul; 144(1)126e-136e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000005780.

PMID:
    31246837
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of Myelin-Associated Glycoprotein With Vincristine for Facial Nerve Inhibition After Bilateral Axotomy in a Transgenic Thy1-Gfp Rat Model.
Ali SA, Hanks JE, Stebbins AW, Cohen ST, Hunter DA, Snyder-Warwick AK, Mackinnon SE, Kupfer RA, Hogikyan ND, Feldman EL, Brenner MJ
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019 Sep 1; 21(5)426-433. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2019.0398.

PMID:
    31219545
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Median to radial nerve transfer after traumatic radial nerve avulsion in a pediatric patient.
Larson EL, Santosa KB, Mackinnon SE, Snyder-Warwick AK
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2019 May 31; 1-6. doi: 10.3171/2019.3.PEDS18550.

PMID:
    31151095
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Neuroma Management: Capping Nerve Injuries With an Acellular Nerve Allograft Can Limit Axon Regeneration.
Hong T, Wood I, Hunter DA, Yan Y, Mackinnon SE, Wood MD, Moore AM
Hand (N Y). 2019 May 29; 1558944719849115. doi: 10.1177/1558944719849115.

PMID:
    31137979
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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