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Thomas H Tung, MD

Thomas H Tung, MD

Dr. Tung focuses his practice on cosmetic procedures, complex reconstructive procedures, breast reconstruction, peripheral nerve surgery, microsurgery, hand surgery, limb transplantation for adults. He also performs brachial plexus surgery for adults and children. Dr. Tung is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.
Division Of Plastic/Recon Surg
44
Male
2000
2000
Hand Surgery
Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery - certified
Plastic Surgery-Pediatric
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Siteman Cancer Center
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

For Patients:
To request an appointment, call 800.678.KIDS (5437) or fill out our online form.

For Referring Physicians:
To refer a patient, call Children's Direct at 800.678.HELP (4357).

For Patients:
To request an appointment, call 800.678.KIDS (5437) or fill out our online form.

For Referring Physicians:
To refer a patient, call Children's Direct at 800.678.HELP (4357).

 

  Public transportation available |   Handicap accessible
Center For Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place Suite 6G
Saint Louis, MO 63110
314.362.7388
  
1040 North Mason Road
Medical Office Building 1 Suite 110
St. Louis, MO 63141
314.362.7388
  
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Education

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Internship: University Hospital of Cleveland
Residency: University of Rochester New York
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis Missouri

Health Plans Accepted

Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare Open Access (HMO/POS
Aetna PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access Choice PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access PPO
BCBS of IL HMO
BCBS of IL PPO
Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
Best Doctors Inc
Cigna Open Access HMO/POS
Cigna PPO
Community Health Network PPO
Coventry Advantra HMO/POS-Medicare
Coventry ASO
Coventry Gold Advantage - Medicare
Coventry HMO/POS
Coventry/Coventry One PPO
Essence Advantage & Advantage Plus
First Health
Great-West HMO/POS
Great-West Open Access
Great-West PPO
Health Alliance HMO & PPO
Healthlink Open Access/HMO/POS
Healthlink PPO
HFN Inc. PPO
Humana Choice PPO - Medicare
Humana Gold Choice PFFS - Medicare
Humana Gold Plus HMO - Medicare
Humana POS-Medicare
Humana PPO/ChoiceCare Network
Illinois Public Aid/Health Connect
IPA Secondary to Medicare
Medicare
Mercy Health Plan HMO/POS
Mercy Health Plan PPO
MO Medicaid Secondary to Medicare
MultiPlan PPO
Primrose Tertiary/Quarternary
Private Health Care Systems PPO
Tricare/Triwest Prime HMO/POS
Tricare/Triwest Standard/ Extra PPO
UHC/AARP MCARE Complete Choice PPO
UHC/AARP MCARE Complete HMO
UHC/AARP MCARE CompleteEssen. HMO
UHC/AARP MCARE Dual Complete
Union Pacific RR Emp. Health System
United Healthcare Choice/Choice+
United Healthcare PPO/ Options
United Healthcare Select/Select+POS
USA Managed Care Org
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Worker's Compensation

Costimulation blockade inhibits the indirect pathway of allorecognition in nerve allograft rejection.Ray WZ, Kasukurthi R, Kale SS, Santosa KB, Hunter DA, Johnson P, Yan Y, Mohanakumar T, Mackinnon SE, Tung TH.Muscle Nerve. 2011 Jan;43(1):120-6. doi: 10.1002/mus.21807.

PMID:
21171102
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsEffect of cold nerve allograft preservation on antigen presentation and rejection.Ray WZ, Kale SS, Kasukurthi R, Papp EM, Johnson PJ, Santosa KB, Yan Y, Hunter DA, Mackinnon SE, Tung TH.J Neurosurg. 2011 Jan;114(1):256-62. Epub 2010 Jun 18.

PMID:
20560721
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsNerve transfers: indications, techniques, and outcomes.Tung TH, Mackinnon SE.J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Feb;35(2):332-41. Review.

PMID:
20141906
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsMedian to radial nerve transfer to restore wrist and finger extension: technical nuances.Brown JM, Tung TH, Mackinnon SE.Neurosurgery. 2010 Mar;66(3 Suppl Operative):75-83; discussion 83. Review.

PMID:
20124928
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsMatching of motor-sensory modality in the rodent femoral nerve model shows no enhanced effect on peripheral nerve regeneration.Kawamura DH, Johnson PJ, Moore AM, Magill CK, Hunter DA, Ray WZ, Tung TH, Mackinnon SE.Exp Neurol. 2010 Jun;223(2):496-504. Epub 2010 Feb 1.

PMID:
20122927
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsFibrin glue mitigates the learning curve of microneurosurgical repair.Whitlock EL, Kasukurthi R, Yan Y, Tung TH, Hunter DA, Mackinnon SE.Microsurgery. 2010;30(3):218-22.

PMID:
20063379
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsThe role of T helper cell differentiation in promoting nerve allograft survival with costimulation blockade.Ray WZ, Kasukurthi R, Papp EM, Moore AM, Yee A, Hunter DA, Solowski NL, Mohanakumar T, Mackinnon SE, Tung TH.J Neurosurg. 2010 Feb;112(2):386-93.

PMID:
19663546
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsMultiple costimulatory blockade in the peripheral nerve allograft.Tai CY, Weber RV, Mackinnon SE, Tung TH.Neurol Res. 2010 Apr;32(3):332-6. Epub 2009 Jun 30.

PMID:
19570327
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsTacrolimus (FK506): Safety and Applications in Reconstructive Surgery.Tung TH.Hand (N Y). 2009 Apr 11. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
19363638
[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsReconstruction of posterior interosseous nerve injury following biceps tendon repair: case report and cadaveric study.Mokhtee DB, Brown JM, Mackinnon SE, Tung TH.Hand (N Y). 2009 Jun;4(2):134-9. Epub 2008 Oct 15.

PMID:
18855074
[PubMed]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsNerve transfer for elbow flexion in radiation-induced brachial plexopathy: a case report.Tung TH, Liu DZ, Mackinnon SE.Hand (N Y). 2009 Jun;4(2):123-8. Epub 2008 Oct 9.

PMID:
18843522
[PubMed]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsMotor nerve transfers to restore extrinsic median nerve function: case report.Hsiao EC, Fox IK, Tung TH, Mackinnon SE.Hand (N Y). 2009 Mar;4(1):92-7. Epub 2008 Sep 19.

PMID:
18807095
[PubMed]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsThe feasibility of diaphragmatic transplantation as potential therapy for treatment of respiratory failure associated with Duchenne muscular dystrophy: acute canine model.Krupnick AS, Gelman AE, Okazaki M, Lai J, Das N, Sugimoto S, Tung TH, Richardson SB, Patterson GA, Kreisel D.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008 Jun;135(6):1398-9. No abstract available.

PMID:
18544399
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsTreatment modality affects allograft-derived Schwann cell phenotype and myelinating capacity.Hayashi A, Moradzadeh A, Tong A, Wei C, Tuffaha SH, Hunter DA, Tung TH, Parsadanian A, Mackinnon SE, Myckatyn TM.Exp Neurol. 2008 Aug;212(2):324-36. Epub 2008 Apr 25.

PMID:
18514192
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsRole of timing in assessment of nerve regeneration.Brenner MJ, Moradzadeh A, Myckatyn TM, Tung TH, Mendez AB, Hunter DA, Mackinnon SE.Microsurgery. 2008;28(4):265-72.

PMID:
18381659
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsRetrograde labeling in peripheral nerve research: it is not all black and white.Hayashi A, Moradzadeh A, Hunter DA, Kawamura DH, Puppala VK, Tung TH, Mackinnon SE, Myckatyn TM.J Reconstr Microsurg. 2007 Oct;23(7):381-9.

PMID:
17979067
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsMedian to radial nerve transfer for treatment of radial nerve palsy. Case report.Mackinnon SE, Roque B, Tung TH.J Neurosurg. 2007 Sep;107(3):666-71.

PMID:
17886570
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsInduction of regional collateral sprouting following muscle denervation.Koob JW, Moradzadeh A, Tong A, Hayashi A, Myckatyn TM, Tung TH, Mackinnon SE.Laryngoscope. 2007 Oct;117(10):1735-40.

PMID:
17713446
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsBinary imaging analysis for comprehensive quantitative histomorphometry of peripheral nerve.Hunter DA, Moradzadeh A, Whitlock EL, Brenner MJ, Myckatyn TM, Wei CH, Tung TH, Mackinnon SE.J Neurosci Methods. 2007 Oct 15;166(1):116-24. Epub 2007 Jun 30.

PMID:
17675163
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsUse of motor nerve material in peripheral nerve repair with conduits.Lloyd BM, Luginbuhl RD, Brenner MJ, Rocque BG, Tung TH, Myckatyn TM, Hunter DA, Mackinnon SE, Borschel GH.Microsurgery. 2007;27(2):138-45.

PMID:
17290378
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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