Dr. Denis Patterson, DO

Dr. Denis Patterson, DO

Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. Denis Patterson, DO is a pain medicine specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2002 and specializes in pain medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation.

5578 Longley Ln

Reno, NV 89511

Contact Information

(775) 284-8650

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Delta Health System
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Patterson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

92  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • 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
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facial Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kidney Damage - Aminosalicylic Acid
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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 Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • 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 Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Whiplash
  • Work-Related Injuries

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21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patterson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patterson's Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patterson to family and friends
65 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (65)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (39)

Dr. Patterson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

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...more
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I have been seeing Dr. Patterson for years and he has explained procedures to me, he has always been polite and answered questions, and above all, he has relieved the pain that I have been having. I would and have recommended him to others.
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Dr Patterson, Melissa, and their staff have always treated me with dignity and respect. Dr Patterson. Has been treating me for several years and I have never felt he is “in it just for the money” ! He and Melissa both have worked very hard and found the right combination of care to help me feel...more
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I never doubt Dr. Patterson's knowledge in his treatments. He is a great doctor and his staff provides exceptional care. They always have the patients best interest in mind.
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came off very cocky and judgmental at times
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