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Anne M Connolly, MD

Anne M Connolly, MD

Dr. Connolly specializes disorders that cause neuromuscular weakness in children These include childhood chronic demyelinating polyneuropathy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, congenital muscular dystrophy and myopathy syndromes, brachial plexus injury, myotonia congenita, spiral muscular atrophy, childhood myasthenia gravis, myasthenic syndrome, childhood neuropathy and childhood electromyography. Dr. Connolly is an Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine. Patient records and any correspondence should be sent to: 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8111, St. Louis, MO 63110. Dr. Connolly is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.
Department Of Neurology
Neurology - certified
St. Louis Children's Hospital
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
1 Children's Place
Suite 2D
St. Louis, MO 63110
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Medical School: IU Health University Hospital Indianapolis
Internship: St. Louis Children's Hospital St. Louis Missouri
Residency: St. Louis Children's Hospital St. Louis Missouri
Fellowship: St. Louis Children's Hospital St. Louis Missouri
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
Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
Best Doctors Inc
Cigna Open Access HMO/POS
Cigna PPO
Community Care 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
HealthCare USA MC+
Healthlink Open Access/HMO/POS
Healthlink PPO
Home State-MC+
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
Medicaid MO/ Missouri HealthNet
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 Dual Complete
Union Pacific RR Emp. Health System
United Healthcare Choice/Choice+
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United Healthcare Select/Select+POS
USA Managed Care Org
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Nonsense mutation-associated Becker muscular dystrophy: interplay between exon definition and splicing regulatory elements within the DMD gene.Flanigan KM, Dunn DM, von Niederhausern A, Soltanzadeh P, Howard MT, Sampson JB, Swoboda KJ, Bromberg MB, Mendell JR, Taylor LE, Anderson CB, Pestronk A, Florence JM, Connolly AM, Mathews KD, Wong B, Finkel RS, Bonnemann CG, Day JW, McDonald C; United Dystrophinopathy Project Consortium, Weiss RB.Hum Mutat. 2011 Mar;32(3):299-308. doi: 10.1002/humu.21426.

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Related citationsCINRG pilot trial of coenzyme Q10 in steroid-treated Duchenne muscular dystrophy.Spurney CF, Rocha CT, Henricson E, Florence J, Mayhew J, Gorni K, Pasquali L, Pestronk A, Martin GR, Hu F, Nie L, Connolly AM, Escolar DM; Cooperative International Neuromuscular Research Group Investigators.Muscle Nerve. 2011 Aug;44(2):174-8. doi: 10.1002/mus.22047. Epub 2011 Jun 22.

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Related citationsPersonalised epilepsy education intervention for adolescents and impact on knowledge acquisition and psychosocial function.Frizzell CK, Connolly AM, Beavis E, Lawson JA, Bye AM.J Paediatr Child Health. 2011 May;47(5):271-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2010.01952.x. Epub 2011 Jan 18.

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Related citationsConsensus statement on standard of care for congenital muscular dystrophies.Wang CH, Bonnemann CG, Rutkowski A, Sejersen T, Bellini J, Battista V, Florence JM, Schara U, Schuler PM, Wahbi K, Aloysius A, Bash RO, Béroud C, Bertini E, Bushby K, Cohn RD, Connolly AM, Deconinck N, Desguerre I, Eagle M, Estournet-Mathiaud B, Ferreiro A, Fujak A, Goemans N, Iannaccone ST, Jouinot P, Main M, Melacini P, Mueller-Felber W, Muntoni F, Nelson LL, Rahbek J, Quijano-Roy S, Sewry C, Storhaug K, Simonds A, Tseng B, Vajsar J, Vianello A, Zeller R; International Standard of Care Committee for Congenital Muscular Dystrophy.J Child Neurol. 2010 Dec;25(12):1559-81. Epub 2010 Nov 15. Review.

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Related citationsQuantitative ultrasound using backscatter analysis in Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy.Zaidman CM, Connolly AM, Malkus EC, Florence JM, Pestronk A.Neuromuscul Disord. 2010 Dec;20(12):805-9.

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Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsSkeletal muscle abnormalities and genetic factors related to vertical talus.Merrill LJ, Gurnett CA, Connolly AM, Pestronk A, Dobbs MB.Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Apr;469(4):1167-74. Epub 2010 Jul 20.

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Related citationsClinical and genetic characterization of manifesting carriers of DMD mutations.Soltanzadeh P, Friez MJ, Dunn D, von Niederhausern A, Gurvich OL, Swoboda KJ, Sampson JB, Pestronk A, Connolly AM, Florence JM, Finkel RS, Bönnemann CG, Medne L, Mendell JR, Mathews KD, Wong BL, Sussman MD, Zonana J, Kovak K, Gospe SM Jr, Gappmaier E, Taylor LE, Howard MT, Weiss RB, Flanigan KM.Neuromuscul Disord. 2010 Aug;20(8):499-504. Epub 2010 Jul 13.

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Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsMyosin binding protein C1: a novel gene for autosomal dominant distal arthrogryposis type 1.Gurnett CA, Desruisseau DM, McCall K, Choi R, Meyer ZI, Talerico M, Miller SE, Ju JS, Pestronk A, Connolly AM, Druley TE, Weihl CC, Dobbs MB.Hum Mol Genet. 2010 Apr 1;19(7):1165-73. Epub 2010 Jan 2.

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Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsMutational spectrum of DMD mutations in dystrophinopathy patients: application of modern diagnostic techniques to a large cohort.Flanigan KM, Dunn DM, von Niederhausern A, Soltanzadeh P, Gappmaier E, Howard MT, Sampson JB, Mendell JR, Wall C, King WM, Pestronk A, Florence JM, Connolly AM, Mathews KD, Stephan CM, Laubenthal KS, Wong BL, Morehart PJ, Meyer A, Finkel RS, Bonnemann CG, Medne L, Day JW, Dalton JC, Margolis MK, Hinton VJ; United Dystrophinopathy Project Consortium, Weiss RB.Hum Mutat. 2009 Dec;30(12):1657-66.

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Related citationsTeaching paediatric epilepsy to medical students: A randomised crossover trial.Bye AM, Connolly AM, Farrar M, Lawson JA, Lonergan A.J Paediatr Child Health. 2009 Dec;45(12):727-30. Epub 2009 Oct 26.

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Related citationsCardiac pathology exceeds skeletal muscle pathology in two cases of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2I.Margeta M, Connolly AM, Winder TL, Pestronk A, Moore SA.Muscle Nerve. 2009 Nov;40(5):883-9.

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Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsThe DNA replication FoSTeS/MMBIR mechanism can generate genomic, genic and exonic complex rearrangements in humans.Zhang F, Khajavi M, Connolly AM, Towne CF, Batish SD, Lupski JR.Nat Genet. 2009 Jul;41(7):849-53. Epub 2009 Jun 21.

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Related citationsTeaching doctors how to diagnose paroxysmal events: a comparison of two educational methods.Farrar M, Connolly AM, Lawson J, Burgess A, Lonergan A, Bye AM.Med Educ. 2008 Sep;42(9):909-14.

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Related citationsSensitive ultrasonic delineation of steroid treatment in living dystrophic mice with energy-based and entropy-based radio frequency signal processing.Wallace KD, Marsh JN, Baldwin SL, Connolly AM, Keeling R, Lanza GM, Wickline SA, Hughes MS.IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2007 Nov;54(11):2291-9.

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Related citationsBinge eating tendencies and anger coping: investigating the confound of trait neuroticism in a non-clinical sample.Connolly AM, Rieger E, Caterson I.Eur Eat Disord Rev. 2007 Nov;15(6):479-86.

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Related citationsA triangulated approach to the assessment of teaching in childhood epilepsy.Bye AM, Connolly AM, Netherton C, Looker P, Burgess A, Lonergan A.Med Teach. 2007 Mar;29(2-3):255-7.

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Related citationsRAG2 gene knockout in mice causes fatigue.Golumbek PT, Keeling RM, Connolly AM.Muscle Nerve. 2007 Oct;36(4):471-6.

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Related citationsMemory and phonological awareness in children with Benign Rolandic Epilepsy compared to a matched control group.Northcott E, Connolly AM, Berroya A, McIntyre J, Christie J, Taylor A, Bleasel AF, Lawson JA, Bye AM.Epilepsy Res. 2007 Jun;75(1):57-62. Epub 2007 May 24.

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Related citationsSensitive ultrasonic detection of dystrophic skeletal muscle in patients with duchenne muscular dystrophy using an entropy-based signal receiver.Hughes MS, Marsh JN, Wallace KD, Donahue TA, Connolly AM, Lanza GM, Wickline SA.Ultrasound Med Biol. 2007 Aug;33(8):1236-43. Epub 2007 Apr 30.

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