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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. George Patterson is Good. Dr. Patterson has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 17 areas:
  • Barrett Esophagus
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Emphysema
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart-Lung Transplantation
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Pneumonectomy (Lung removal)
  • Pulmonary Emphysema (COPD)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracic Diseases
  • Trachea Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Patterson graduated from Queen's University Faculty Of Health Sciences, Kingston. He has 7 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Lung Transplantation
Pulmonary Emphysema (COPD)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Thoracic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Patterson has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital 
  • Missouri Baptist Hospital Sullivan 

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Additional Information
Dr. George Alexander Patterson MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. George A. Patterson practice?
Dr. George Patterson has 2 office locations.
Dr. George Patterson practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Saint Louis, MO.
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