Dr. Susan MacKinnon, MD

Sports Medicine •  Female • Age 70
  
Dr. MacKinnon
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Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

4921 Parkview Pl # 6g Saint Louis, MO 63110

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Dr. Susan MacKinnon, MD is a Sports Medicine Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Queen's University Faculty Of Health Sciences medical school in 1975. She is affiliated with Barnes Jewish Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. MacKinnon to book an appointment.


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Based on 31 ratings

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she is a blessing, incredible surgeon! I took my daughter to her for almost 2 years from surgery to release. She is smart, capable, and caring.
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Aug 07, 2020
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Passionate, dedicated to others and by far the most amazing dr I have ever incountered.
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Dec 08, 2019
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I have had 6 trigger fingers released by Dr. MacKinnon. She is extremely professional as is her staff. I like her directness and confidence as it gives me confidence in her treatment. For anyone that questions her bedside manner I would say...do you want her to be your drinking buddy, which I doubt, or do you want her to be top in her profession and good in her diagnosis and her surgical techniques. You cannot get a better surgeon.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
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  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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John in Columbia, Illinois – May 15, 2018
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I sustained a severe lower trunk brachial plexus injury resulting in a flaccid useless right hand and forearm. she and her staff were very courteous and helpful. Dr MacKinnon was very knowledgeable and gave a very comprehensive evaluation with treatment and therapy options. She is a world recognized specialist in the management of brachial plexus injuries as well as peripheral nerve injuries and has trained just about everyone who does nerve transfer procedures in North America.
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Dallas, TX – Nov 15, 2017
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First will say yes Dr.MacKinnon is a great doctor. At first it was hard to get into to she is very busy. Now the thing about her bedside. Her mind is always thinking about new things and how to make recovery and the nerve work faster. I was attacked by a dog and had to have my ulnar nerve released in the underarm, elbow and wrist. She was thinking she would have to graphed my ulnar nerve to my median nerve in my hand to give me feeling in my fingers. I would see her again. 1 month out of surgery
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Maryville – Oct 29, 2017
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Dr. MacKinnon is amazing. Her depth and breadth of knowledge in her field is incredible and she was funny and personable as well. She LOVES what she does and it shows. I had cut two fingers with a big knife.She had a hand fellow (Dr.) and other students with her and she explained my injury to them and me in depth using a text book. She spent a lot of time examining my fingers and, before my operation, explaining what she planned on doing depending on how bad my injury was when she looked inside.
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B. Kaiser in St Louis, MO – Aug 28, 2017
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She is a great surgeon and was able to fix my nerve pain issue. However her bedside manner is seriously lacking. It Took me 7 months to get in to her office for my initial visit. She was very thorough in explaining the issue before surgery, however after surgery she was very cold and didn't answer my questions. She did come into the room for a few minutes but seems disinterested in anything I had to say. Great surgeon did fix my issue but has a horrible beside manner.
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Jun 10, 2017
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Dr Mackinnon is a judgemental woman who got my hopes up when she reassured me on my first visit that she could help me treat my chronic pain condition. On my second visit she noticed that I am tattooed and told me point blank that she would not work on me because of this, but not before she had me go through a myriad of tests that she refused to look at.
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St Peters, MO – Apr 25, 2017
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Arrogant and not nice! I mean this lady had an ego like crazy. I was warned by several doctors that she was super arrogant and mean to everyone but she is beyond that. She is absolutely ice cold and just wanted to do surgery do surgery do surgery! She doesn't talk to you, she talks at you and it's obvious she could care less about your wellbeing.
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O Fallon, MO – Apr 21, 2017
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This is a long over due Thank You to Dr. MacKinnon, I suffered for years with a inner thigh nerve pain, after years of trying to find someone to explore and diagnose the problem I found Dr. MacKinnon. She was a God sent. She is very matter of fact and did a great job asking me details of the pain. I also found her YouTube videos extremely helpful in understanding my surgery and getting a feeling of well being with her as a surgeon. I would HIGHLY recommend Her.
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John Aretz in Chaska, MN – Jan 16, 2017
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Dr. MacKinnon saved my daughter's future - a well regarded orthopedic doctor cut her nerve during routine meniscus surgery. It took 2 years of pain and frustration before finding Dr. MacKinnon, who in the first 10 minutes of our first visit, diagnosed the issue. Surgery was scheduled within a week and my daughter had immediate relief! She was able to pursue her active career, which would never have been possible without pain relief in her leg.
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Heidi A in Wildwood, MO – Nov 09, 2016
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My experience has been excellent. Initial consultation was thorough with a detailed explanation of the planned surgery. Took time to answer all my questions and make me comfortable. First follow-up was also excellent with detailed instructions for me to follow. I never felt rushed or pressured nor did she or her staff ever talked down or condensing. Overall would highly recommend her.
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Dr. Susan MacKinnon, MD is a Sports Medicine Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
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Education

1975
Queen's University Faculty Of Health Sciences
Medical School

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Dr. MacKinnon's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Crohn's Disease
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endocarditis
  • Epilepsy
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Septal Defect
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair

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Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery4921 Parkview Pl # 6g Saint Louis, MO 63110
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