Eddie L. Patton, Jr., MD
- Clinical Assistant Professor, Vivian L. Smith Department Of Neurosurgery
Dr. Eddie L. Patton Jr. received his medical degree at Wayne State University, where he was recognized with the Distinguished Service Award and the Marjorie Edwards Award for Scholarship and Community Service. While in medical school he was co-founder and co-director of the Young Doctors of Detroit High School and Middle School Mentoring Program. He subsequently completed neurology residency training and a neuromuscular disease fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Patton’s research has been published in peer-reviewed journals, and he has presented on topics ranging from neuromuscular disease cases to new treatments and technologies for stroke to the effects of spirituality on end-of-life decision-making. His mission is to provide quality, compassionate care to his patients, based on trust and good communication about care and treatment.
Dr. Patton is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has additional training and expertise in neuromuscular disorders.
He served two years on the board of the Texas Neurological Society, and is a past president of the Harris County Medical Society-Southwest Branch, a member of the Government Relations Committee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and chair of the Federal Advocacy Work Group to the Texas Medical Association. He is a graduate of the Emerging Leaders Forum sponsored by the AAN Class of 2016 and of the Texas Medical Association’s Leadership College. He has been named among Texas Monthly magazine’s SuperDoctors® and Houstonia magazine’s Top Doctors.
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- Medical Degree
- Wayne State University
- Neurology Residency
- Baylor College of Medicine