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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joel Patterson is Excellent. Dr. Patterson has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joel Patterson, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures

Education & Awards

Dr. Patterson graduated from The University of Texas at Galveston. He has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Texas™ (2009)


Dr. Patterson has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • University of Texas Medical Branch 
  • Mainland Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Joel Terrell Patterson MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 20 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joel T. Patterson practice?
Dr. Joel Patterson has 4 office locations.
Dr. Joel Patterson practices Neurological Surgery near Friendswood, TX.
Additional practice locations include: League City, TX and Galveston, TX.
See Friendswood Neurological Surgeons.