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About Dr. Richard J Patterson MD
Dr. Richard J Patterson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Minneapolis, MN. He has 37 years of experience. His specialties include Diagnostic Radiology and Pediatric Radiology. Dr. Patterson is affiliated with Childrens Hosp And Clinics Of Mn. He speaks English.
Dr. Richard J Patterson has the following 2 specialties
- Diagnostic Radiology
Radiologists help doctors get a closer look at what’s happening inside your body. If your primary care doctor wants to investigate your symptoms further, they may refer you to a radiologist to get an ultrasound or x-ray. Some radiologists specialize in mammography and breast imaging, which is who you see when you need a mammogram. A Radiologist can also determine if bones are broken or fractured after any kind of accident.
Radiologists are trained to perform MRIs and CT scans, both of which are used to determine the presence of diseases or disorders and help your doctor properly diagnose you. They can detect anything from tumors, bleeding and infections to bone and muscle disorders.
- Pediatric Radiology
Pediatric radiologists specialize in using x-rays, MRIs, CT scans and ultrasounds to help provide the most accurate diagnosis to your child as possible. After they receive the image results, they work with your family physician or other specialist to give him or her a closer look at broken bones from an accident or recognize tumors, bleeding and infections that might be causing certain symptoms.
They focus on children as young as newborns and as old as teenagers and they have to be well-versed in the growth and development of children's bodies. This allows them to properly identify abnormalities at various ages and to work with your doctor on recommending the best treatment options.
Dr. Richard J Patterson has the following 7 expertise
- PET Scan
- CT Scan
Dr. Richard J Patterson is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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Dr. Patterson is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
37 Years Experience
Ohio State University College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1982
Childrens Hospital And Medical Center
Dr. Richard J Patterson Accepts the Following Insurance
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Medica Choice
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Richard J Patterson
Richard J. Patterson, MD. attended medical school at the Ohio State University. After an intership in Pediatrics, he completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Mennesota. He joined the Radiology Department at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota in 1988 following fellowship training in Pediatric Radiology at Children's Hospital Medical Center-Cincinnati. In 1994, Dr. Patterson returned to Children's-Cincinnati for a fellowship in Pediatric Neuroradiology. His interests include developmental brain anomalies, imaging of the inner ear, clinical imaging pathways, and teaching. He is married and has two grown children.
Locations & DirectionsMINNEAPOLIS RADIOLOGY ASSOCIATES, 2525 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN
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