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Dr. Denis Patterson, DO

Pain Medicine ·  Male · Age 44

Dr. Patterson

Dr. Denis Patterson, DO is a pain medicine specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2002 and specializes in pain medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation.


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(775) 284-8650

Dr. Patterson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assurant Health
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
CorVel
Worker's Compensation WC
Delta Health System
Elderplan
Medicare HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Guardian
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Indian Health Service
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Private HealthCare Systems
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
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Options PPO
UMR

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Nevada
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Patterson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patterson treats Chronic Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Patterson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patterson treats Migraine more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Patterson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patterson treats Spondylosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Patterson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Patterson's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facial Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kidney Damage - Aminosalicylic Acid
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Migraine
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tension Headache
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Whiplash
  • Work-Related Injuries

About Me

Biography

Dr. Denis Patterson, DO is a pain medicine specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2002 and specializes in pain medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

2007
Emory University
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Mayo Clinic-Rochester
Residency Hospital
2002
Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
1998
University Of Colorado At Boulder
Undergraduate School
2007
2006
2002
1998

Awards

Dr. Patterson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Patterson

2.4

Based on 69 reviews

5 Stars
33.333333333333336%
(23)
4 Stars
2.898550724637681%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
2.898550724637681%
(2)
1 Star
60.869565217391305%
(42)

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Patterson is described, as a person, very accurately, as a machine, does not listen to his patients, and makes one feel guilty, ashamed, and as if you, the patient are the uncooperative one. He put me through so many loops in the 8 or 9 months that I went to him: Told me to have a sleep study,...Read More
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The office was so rude to me. They messed up my medication acted like it was my fault saying I’m harassing them when I ended up having a seizure going to the ER because my medication was one week late. I’ll never step foot into their office ever again I want nothing to do with Dr Pattersons as...Read More
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Dr. Patterson’s bedside manner AND actual care, even when in procedures is astonishingly poor! He cares nothing for the patient’s level of comfort. I, who have a very high pain tolerance, cried halfway through a procedure, and he (who was the acting surgeon AND anesthesiologist), did nothing,...Read More
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This doctor is like a machine. I wouldn’t be surprised if he is trying to make as much $$ as possible as quickly as he can so he can retire younger. Although he might seem somewhat charming at first, you soon realize he’s not very genuine and is concerned with rushing thru his appointment with...Read More
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Locations

Nevada Advanced Pain Specialists

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Barton Memorial Hospital

South Lake Tahoe, CA