Dr. Stuart D. Patterson, MD

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Dr. Stuart D. Patterson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Central Florida Orthopaedic Surgery Associates, PL 2000 E Edgewood Dr Ste 112, Lakeland, FL 33803 Get Directions
(863) 666-3436

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  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Broadspire
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Gallagher Basset
  • Golden Rule
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • MultiPlan
  • Preferred Care Partners
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
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  • UniCare
  • WellCare
  • Zenith Administrators Inc

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in Lake Wales, Fl |
Dr. Patterson expertly repaired my wrist after a nasty fall. He and his staff are very professional and caring.
in Lakeland, FL |
I have had many prior experiences with orthopedic surgeons and he is by far the best.
in Lake Wales, FL |
I didn't see Dr. Patterson today, I saw Kari Whitman. I'm a past patient of Dr. Patterson's. We saw Kari for discomfort in my left shoulder and follow up my right hand that he operated on. I still have numbness in the fingers. (Dr. Patterson replaced my right shoulder several years ago.)
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Calcinosis Cutis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Congenital Hand Anomaly
  • Contracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Joint Disease in the Shoulder
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Finger Disorders
  • Finger Joint Sprain
  • Forearm Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Muscle Strain
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hand Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Muscle Diseases
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Nerve Conduction Disorders
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Injury
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Partially Dislocated Elbow (Nursemaid Elbow)
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Prosthetic Joint Mechanical Failure
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Skin Lesion
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strain of Muscle and-or Tendon of Forearm
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Infection
  • Upper Extremity Trauma
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Adult Joint Reconstruction
  • Advanced Tendon Reconstruction
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Amputation
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bursa Injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Casting
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Distal Clavicle Excision Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Hardware Removal
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fusion
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Osteotomy
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Pollicization
  • Reconstructive Hand Surgery for Quadriplegic Persons
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Subcromial Decompression
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Tricep Repair
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Wound Care and Management
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • X-Ray

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Cape Town, Faculty Of Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Natal, Addington Hospital

    Completed in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    McMaster University / Faculty Of Health Sciences

    Completed in 1989

    St. Bartholomew's Hospital

    Completed in 1983

    U Natal/Addington Hosp

    Completed in 1985

  • Fellowship Hospital
    St. Michaels Hospital, University Of Toronto

    Completed in 1990

    Tampa General Hospital

    Completed in 1991

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Cape Town

    Graduated in 1981

  • Other Education
    Battle Hospital

    Completed in 1983

    London Clinic

    Completed in 1983

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • America's Top Surgeons, 2006-2010
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  • Media & Publications
    • Emergency Departments Must Balance Urgency, Demand, Bed Supply Hospitals feel pressure of crowding crisis.
    • Winter Haven Hospital Seeks Relationships With Other Facilities
    • CEO Named for Bartow Regional Medical Center
    • Distal biceps tendon repair: comparison of surgical techniques. Ron El-Hawary, Joy C Macdermid, ... Graham J W King. J Hand Surg Am 28(3):496-502 (2003) PMID 12772111 The differences between the 2 groups were relatively minor with the Morrey 2-incision technique showing a slightly more rapid recove
    • Ligamentous Stabilizers Against Posterolateral Rotatory Instability of the Elbow
    • Functional outcome of AO type C distal humeral fractures. Wade T Gofton, Joy C Macdermid, ... Graham J W King. J Hand Surg Am 28(2):294-308 (2003) PMID 12671863 Outcomes of AO type C distal humeral fractures were good with dual orthogonal plating, ulnar nerve transposition, and early motion. Additi
    • Outcome after open reduction and internal fixation of capitellar and trochlear fractures. James H Dubberley, Kenneth J Faber, ... Graham J W King. J Bone Joint Surg Am 88(1):46-54 (2006) PMID 16391249 Patients with isolated noncomminuted capitellar and/or trochlear fractures have better results tha
    • Glenoid vault endosteal dimensions: an anthropometric study with special interest in implant design. Ryan T Bicknell, Stuart D Patterson, ... James A Johnson. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16(3 Suppl):S96-101 (2007) PMID 17097310
    • Quality-of-life outcome following hemiarthroplasty or total shoulder arthroplasty in patients with osteoarthritis. A prospective, randomized trial. Ian K Y Lo, Robert B Litchfield, ... Alexandra Kirkley. J Bone Joint Surg Am 87(10):2178-85 (2005) PMID 16203880
    • The influence of implant articular thickness and glenohumeral conformity on stability of an all-metal glenoid component. Ryan T Bicknell, Allan S L Liew, Matthew R Danter, Stuart D Patterson, Graham J W King, David G Chess and James A Johnson J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16(5):631-9 (2007) PMID 17507251

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Patterson's Care Philosophy

The best interest of the patient is the only interest to be considered.