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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

The Role of the Peripheral Nerve Surgeon in the Treatment of Pain.
Poppler LH, Mackinnon SE
Neurotherapeutics. 2018 Dec 12; doi: 10.1007/s13311-018-00695-z.

PMID:
    30542905
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Letter to the Editor: Nazi Medicine-Part 2: The Downfall of a Profession and Pernkopf's Anatomy Atlas.
Yee A, Hildebrandt S, Seidelman WE, Mackinnon SE
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2018 Dec; 476(12)2465-2466. doi: 10.1097/CORR.0000000000000558.

PMID:
    30427319
    [PubMed - in process]
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Impact of Handedness on Disability After Unilateral Upper-Extremity Peripheral Nerve Disorder.
Philip BA, Kaskutas V, Mackinnon SE
Hand (N Y). 2018 Nov 12; 1558944718810880. doi: 10.1177/1558944718810880.

PMID:
    30417700
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Ethical considerations in the use of Pernkopf's Atlas of Anatomy: A surgical case study.
Yee A, Zubovic E, Yu J, Ray S, Hildebrandt S, Seidelman WE, Polak RJA, Grodin MA, Coert JH, Brown D, Kodner IJ, Mackinnon SE
Surgery. 2018 Sep 14; pii: S0039-6060(18)30481-1. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2018.07.025.

PMID:
    30224084
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Stem cell-based approaches to enhance nerve regeneration and improve functional outcomes in vascularized composite allotransplantation.
Tung TH, Mackinnon SE
Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2018 Oct; 23(5)577-581. doi: 10.1097/MOT.0000000000000569.

PMID:
    30138147
    [PubMed - in process]
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A microfluidic platform to study the effects of GDNF on neuronal axon entrapment.
Wang ZZ, Wood MD, Mackinnon SE, Sakiyama-Elbert SE
J Neurosci Methods. 2018 Oct 1; 308183-191. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2018.08.002.

PMID:
    30081039
    [PubMed - in process]
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In Reply: Nerve Surgeons' Assessment of the Role of Eduard Pernkopf's Atlas of Topographic and Applied Human Anatomy in Surgical Practice.
Yee A, Coombs DM, Hildebrandt S, Seidelman WE, Coert JH, Mackinnon SE
Neurosurgery. 2018 Oct 1; 83(4)E189. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyy329.

PMID:
    30011031
    [PubMed - in process]
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Increasing Nerve Autograft Length Increases Senescence and Reduces Regeneration.
Hoben GM, Ee X, Schellhardt L, Yan Y, Hunter DA, Moore AM, Snyder-Warwick AK, Stewart S, Mackinnon SE, Wood MD
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Oct; 142(4)952-961. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000004759.

PMID:
    29994844
    [PubMed - in process]
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Nerve Surgeons' Assessment of the Role of Eduard Pernkopf's Atlas of Topographic and Applied Human Anatomy in Surgical Practice.
Yee A, Coombs DM, Hildebrandt S, Seidelman WE, Coert JH, Mackinnon SE
Neurosurgery. 2018 May 8; doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyy159.

PMID:
    29741720
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Using nerve transfer to restore prehension and grasp 12 years following spinal cord injury: a case report.
Fox IK, Novak CB, Kahn LC, Mackinnon SE, Ruvinskaya R, Juknis N
Spinal Cord Ser Cases. 2018; 437. doi: 10.1038/s41394-018-0067-6.

PMID:
    29736263
    [PubMed]
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The 7 Structures Distal to the Elbow That Are Critical to Successful Anterior Transposition of the Ulnar Nerve.
Felder JM 3rd, Mackinnon SE, Patterson MM
Hand (N Y). 2018 Apr 1; 1558944718771390. doi: 10.1177/1558944718771390.

PMID:
    29682985
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Future Perspectives in the Management of Nerve Injuries.
Mackinnon SE
J Reconstr Microsurg. 2018 Nov; 34(9)672-674. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1639353.

PMID:
    29605951
    [PubMed - in process]
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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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The Whiteboard Technique: Personalized Communication to Improve Operating Room Teamwork.
Sharma K, Morgan AL, Stroud J, Mackinnon SE
Ann Surg. 2018 Aug; 268(2)225-227. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002721.

PMID:
    29489490
    [PubMed - in process]
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Discussion: State-of-the-Art Techniques in Treating Peripheral Nerve Injury.
Mackinnon SE
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Mar; 141(3)711-712. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000004264.

PMID:
    29481402
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Distal peroneal nerve decompression after sciatic nerve injury secondary to total hip arthroplasty.
Wilson TJ, Kleiber GM, Nunley RM, Mackinnon SE, Spinner RJ
J Neurosurg. 2018 Feb 2; 1-5. doi: 10.3171/2017.8.JNS171260.

PMID:
    29393761
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Empowering Post-Surgical Patients to Improve Opioid Disposal: A Before and After Quality Improvement Study.
Hasak JM, Roth Bettlach CL, Santosa KB, Larson EL, Stroud J, Mackinnon SE
J Am Coll Surg. 2018 Mar; 226(3)235-240.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2017.11.023.

PMID:
    29331347
    [PubMed - in process]
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Surgical interventions for the treatment of painful neuroma: a comparative meta-analysis.
Poppler LH, Parikh RP, Bichanich MJ, Rebehn K, Bettlach CR, Mackinnon SE, Moore AM
Pain. 2018 Feb; 159(2)214-223. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001101.

PMID:
    29189515
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pain and Function Following Revision Cubital Tunnel Surgery.
Davidge KM, Ebersole GC, Mackinnon SE
Hand (N Y). 2017 Nov 1; 1558944717743593. doi: 10.1177/1558944717743593.

PMID:
    29182019
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Important Details in Performing and Interpreting the Scratch Collapse Test.
Kahn LC, Yee A, Mackinnon SE
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Feb; 141(2)399-407. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000004082.

PMID:
    29036022
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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