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The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Patterson is Excellent. Dr. Patterson has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Patterson, MD is board certified in Dermatology and Dermatology - Dermatopathology.

  • He has special expertise in 23 areas:
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Benign Connective Tissue Cancer (Fibroma)
  • Carcinoma
  • Dermatitis
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Granuloma
  • Infectious Skin Diseases
  • Lichen Planus
  • Localized Scleroderma
  • Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Nevus (Hereditary Skin Malformation)
  • Opportunistic Infections
  • Panniculitis
  • Pigmentation Disorders
  • Psoriasis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Diseases
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Education & Awards

Dr. Patterson graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond. He has 7 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Melanoma (Skin cancer)
Skin Cancer (Skin Neoplasms)
Skin Diseases
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2011, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Patterson has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • VCU Health System 
  • University of Virginia Medical Center 
  • Rector and Visitors UVA Health Sciences Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. James Willis Patterson MD is a male Dermatologist, has 40 years of experience and practices in Dermatology and Dermatopathology.
Where does Dr. James W. Patterson practice?
Dr. James Patterson has 1 office location.
Dr. James Patterson practices Dermatology and Dermatopathology near Charlottesville, VA.
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