Qasim Zaidi, MD

Qasim Zaidi

Contact Information

  • Office 314-849-0311
  • Fax 314-849-4423
  • After Hours 314-470-8735

Specialties

Main Location

Signature Orthopedics - South County
12639 Old Tesson Road
Suites 100 and 115
St. Louis, MO 63128
314-849-0311
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Other Locations

Signature Orthopedics - Fenton
1011 Bowles Avenue
Suite 100
Fenton, MO 63026
314-849-0311

Education

Fellowship: New England Baptist Hospital - TUFTS, Boston, MA
Residency: Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA
Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX
Undergraduate: Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Certifications & Organizations

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards & Honors

  • Best Poster – 2019 Lumbar Spine Research Society Annual Meeting Chicago, IL, “Using Hounseld Units to Quantify Optimal Fixation Techniques in Spine Surgery: A Biomechanical Study Correlating AP DEXA, Lateral DEXA, and CT to Pullout Strength” Zaidi Q, Danisa O, Cheng W – 2017
  • Best Spine Poster 1st Place Award – 2017 AAOS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA, “Using Hounseld Units to Quantify Optimal Fixation Techniques in Spine Surgery: A Biomechanical Study Correlating AP DEXA, Lateral DEXA, and CT to Pullout Strength” Zaidi Q, Danisa O, Cheng W – 2017
  • Loma Linda Orthopaedic Research Seminar 1st Place Award – 2017 Loma Linda, CA, “Using Hounseld Units to Quantify Optimal Fixation Techniques in Spine Surgery: A Biomechanical Study Correlating AP DEXA, Lateral DEXA, and CT to Pullout Strength” Zaidi Q, Danisa O, Cheng W – 2017

Publications

  • Research

    New Developments: Utility of Hounsfield Units in Estimating Bone Quality Prior to Spinal Instrumentation, Zaidi Q, Mierke A, Cheng W, Danisa O – Spineline Current Concepts Invited Review July – Aug 2019

    Is DEXA as good as CT scan for preoperative planning before spinal instrumentation: A biomechanical study correlating PA- DEXA, Lateral-DEXA and CT to pedicle screw pullout and fatigue strength, Zaidi Q, Danisa O, Cheng W – In submission Loma Linda University Medical Center: 2015-2017

    Measurement techniques and utility of Hounsfield unit values for assessment of bone quality prior to spinal instrumentation: A review of current literature, Zaidi Q, Danisa O, Cheng W – Spine 2019 Feb 15;44(4) Loma Linda University Medical Center: 2017-2018

  • Posters and Presentations

    Using Hounsfield units to quantify optimal fixation techniques in spine surgery: A biomechanical study correlating AP DXA, Lateral DXA and CT Scan to pullout strength, Zaidi Q, Danisa O, Cheng W - Poster, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 2017

    C1 Lateral Mass Displacement and Transverse Atlantal Ligament Failure in Jefferson’s Fracture: A Biomechanical Rationale for the “Rule of Spence”, Woods R, Zaidi Q, Cheng W, Danisa O - Poster, Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2016

    Upper Cervical Spine Injuries: Anatomy, Epidemiology, Evaluation and Surgical Management, Zaidi, Q - Grand rounds presentation, Loma Linda University Medical Center: 2016

    Neuropathies of the Upper Extremity, Zaidi, Q – Grand rounds presentation, Loma Linda University Medical Center: 2016

    Evaluation and Treatment of Hand Fractures, Zaidi, Q – Grand rounds presentation, Loma Linda University Medical Center: 2016