Dr. Stuart Patterson MD
Orthopedic Surgeons — Lakeland, FLContact Dr. Patterson
Dr. Stuart Patterson specializes in orthopedic surgery, hand surgery in Lakeland, Florida. Details of Dr. Patterson's 32 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at University of Cape Town are available on your free doctor report.
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2000 E Edgewood Dr
Lakeland, FL 33803
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Stuart Patterson identified specializing in
Orthopedic SurgeryOrthopedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine, and associated structures by medical, surgical, and physical means. An orthopaedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries, and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder, and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system. and Hand SurgeryHand Surgery
A specialist trained in the investigation, preservation and restoration by medical, surgical, and rehabilitative means of all structures of the upper extremity directly affecting the form and function of the hand and wrist..
Dr. Stuart Patterson accepts the following plans for United Healthcare at Central Florida Orthopaedic Surgery Associates PL
- Definity Choice Plus
- Definity PPO
- Harvard Pilgrim Choice Plus
- Harvard Pilgrim Options
- PacifiCare SignatureElite
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A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Patterson is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Bartow Regional Medical Center
2200 Osprey Blvd
EducationDr. Patterson attended medical school at University of Cape Town Faculty of Medicine and graduated in 1981 having 32 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
Patients may also know Dr. Stuart Patterson MD as:
- Stuart D Patterson
- S Patterson
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