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Craig M Zaidman, MD

Craig M Zaidman, MD

Dr. Zaidman specializes in disorders that cause neuromuscular weakness in children and adults. These include childhood chronic demyelinating polyneuropathy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, congenital muscular dystrophy and myopathy syndromes, brachial plexus injury, myotonia congenital, spinal muscular atrophy, myasthenia gravis, myasthenic syndrome, neuropathy and electromyography. He also investigates nerve and muscle injury using ultrasound.
Department Of Neurology
Neurology-Pediatric - certified
St. Louis Children's 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
One Children's Place
Suite 2D
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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Medical School: University of Virginia Charlottesville Virginia
Internship: Rhode Island Hospital
Residency: Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis Missouri
Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis Missouri

Health Plans Accepted

Aetna HMO/Open Access
Aetna Managed Choice POS
Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare Open Access (HMO/POS
Aetna Medicare PPO
Aetna POS/PPO/Choice
Aetna PPO
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Anthem BCBS Blue Preferred HMO/POS
Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
Best Doctors Inc
Cigna Open Access HMO/POS
Cigna PPO
Community Health Network PPO
Coventry Advantra HMO - Medicare
Coventry ASO
Coventry Gold Advantage- Medicare
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Coventry PPO
Essence Standard/Enhanced
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 Gold Choice PFFS - Medicare
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Humana POS-Medicare
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Illinois Public Aid/Health Connect
IPA Secondary to Medicare
Medicaid MO/ Missouri HealthNet
Mercy Health Plan HMO/POS
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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
Union Pacific RR Emp. Health System
United HC MCARE Complete Choice PPO
United HC MCARE Complete HMO
United HC MCARE CompleteEssen. HMO
United HC MCARE Dual Complete
United Healthcare Choice/Choice+
United Healthcare PPO/ Options
United Healthcare Select/Select+POS
USA Managed Care Org
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Qualitative and quantitative skeletal muscle ultrasound in late-onset acid maltase deficiency.

Zaidman CM, Malkus EC, Siener C, Florence J, Pestronk A, Al-Lozi M.

Muscle Nerve. 2011 Sep;44(3):418-23. doi: 10.1002/mus.22088. Epub 2011 Jul 13.

[PubMed - in process]

Novel GNE mutations in two phenotypically distinct HIBM2 patients.

Weihl CC, Miller SE, Zaidman CM, Pestronk A, Baloh RH, Al-Lozi M.

Neuromuscul Disord. 2011 Feb;21(2):102-5. Epub 2010 Dec 4.

[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Quantitative 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.

[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article

Peripheral nerve size in normals and patients with polyneuropathy: an ultrasound study.

Zaidman CM, Al-Lozi M, Pestronk A.

Muscle Nerve. 2009 Dec;40(6):960-6.

[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Calibrated quantitative ultrasound imaging of skeletal muscle using backscatter analysis.

Zaidman CM, Holland MR, Anderson CC, Pestronk A.

Muscle Nerve. 2008 Jul;38(1):893-8.

[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]