Dr. David Patterson, MD

Dr. David Patterson, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. David Patterson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Colorado At Denver in 1980 and specializes in general surgery.

315 Martin Luther King Jr Way

Tacoma, WA 98405

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Patterson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Rib Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patterson treats Rib Fracture more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Patterson treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Wound Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patterson performs Wound Repair more than 61% of his peers

Dr. Patterson performs this procedure more than 61% of his peers

Fracture
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patterson treats Fracture more than 51% of his peers

Dr. Patterson treats this condition more than 51% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
  • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Displaced Growth Plate Fracture
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture of Arm (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Fracture of Facial Bone
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Wrist and Fingers)
  • Fracture of Leg Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Simple Fractures
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture

Dr. Patterson's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal Disorders
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Excision of Skin Lesion
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Patterson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Colorado At Denver in 1980 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1985
    Good Samaritan Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1981
    University Oreg
    Internship Hospital
    1981
  • 1980
    University Of Colorado At Denver
    Medical School
    1980

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Aetna
Choice Plus Test POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO