Dr. John Patterson, MD

Dr. John Patterson, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. John Patterson, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Dover, DE and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1995 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

200 Banning St Ste 230

Dover, DE 19904

Contact Information

(302) 655-9494

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Broken Arm
very high
more than 98% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 96% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Patterson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patterson "As a physician, my aim is to partner with the patient to provide them the best care possible. I strive to present as clear an explanation of their condition as possible and of all treatment options. I will summarize and present the most up-to-date information garnered from years of training at the best institutions as well as by attending yearly national meetings and CME courses, constant review of peer-review literature and communication with colleagues at academic centers around the world."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

69  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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34  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Delaware.

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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Surgical Services
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Duke University Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Harvard Hand Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patterson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patterson's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patterson to family and friends
22 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Patterson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Patterson did both of my carpal tunnel surgeries. No hassles staff handles everything smoothly including insurance. My surgeries were both very successful. It's very difficult to see the scar. Very pleased with how everything went.
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He is outstanding! I trust him completely with my upcoming surgery, and trusted him to do what was right for me and for the future of my hand movement. I have and will continue to refer him to anyone that asks about hand surgery. His PA Tom was equally invested in my recovery as was Beth is...more
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The doctor was very impersonable and rude. He yelled at me in front of his staff and other patients while I was in severe pain. He told me if they cut off my right hand, what would i do, but use my left?, as opposed to offering a solution. He was very rude. I advised him what the other doctor said...more
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Very friendly and explained problem and options thoroughly. Surprisingly pleasant experience considering at a doctor appointment.
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