Dr. Patterson is a specialist in common and complex neurological disorders and musculoskeletal issues. He is an expert in electrodiagnostics (nerve conduction studies and electromyography), which aid in the diagnosis of nerve disorders. He utilizes non-surgical methods such as modalities, bracing, medications, physical therapy, spinal injections and neuromodulation for the treatment of acute and chronic pain disorders.
Dr. Patterson earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Colorado at Boulder and his medical degree at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. He successfully completed a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
After residency, Dr. Patterson completed a comprehensive Interventional Pain Management Fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He became dually board certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2007. Upon completion of his medical training, Dr. Patterson moved to Reno, Nevada. Since that time, he has been helping patients in the greater Reno area with acute and chronic pain needs.