Cleveland Clinic taps Dr. Brendan Patterson as orthopedic chairman: 5 insights

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | November 05, 2018 | Print  |

Cleveland Clinic named Brandan Patterson, MD, chair of orthopedic surgery.

Here are five insights:

1. As orthopedic surgery chair, Dr. Patterson will lead a team of 325 employees, including 35 physicians. He succeeds Michael Mont, MD.

2. Dr. Patterson specializes in limb salvage, complex fractures and adult reconstruction. He is an American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery fellow and a member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association.

3. Dr. Patterson joined Cleveland Clinic in 2017. In addition to his position as orthopedic surgery chair, Dr. Patterson serve as chair of the health system's pain management committee.

4. Previously, Dr. Patterson served as orthopedic surgery chair at Cleveland-based MetroHealth. In 2012, he became a professor at Cleveland-based Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

5. After earning his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Dr. Patterson completed his residency at New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery. He underwent fellowship training at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

More articles on orthopedics:
Orthopedic surgeon & his Bob Marley tribute band to perform concert in support of Florida hospital: 4 notes
Orthopedic surgeon to know: Dr. Charles Preston of Muir Orthopaedic Specialists
Psychotropic medication use adversely impacts hip arthroscopy outcomes: 3 study findings

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2018. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies here.

Top 40 Articles from the Past 6 Months