Brendan Patterson, MD, MPH

Brendan Patterson, MD, MPH

Orthopedic Surgeon
4.79 out of 5 (873 ratings)

Clinical Assistant Professor
Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
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Brendan Patterson, MD, MPH, is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in shoulder and elbow surgery. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington and his Masters in Public Health from St. Louis University. He earned his medical degree from Washington University's School of Medicine in St. Louis. Dr. Patterson completed his orthopedic residency at the University of North Carolina and later returned to St. Louis for fellowship training in shoulder and elbow surgery at Washington University. Dr. Patterson has written several book chapters and published multiple articles on shoulder and elbow reconstruction.



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Adult Specialties

  • Orthopedics
  • Surgery
  • Work injuries

Pediatric Specialties

  • Orthopedics

Special Procedures and Treatments

  • Labral repair
  • Reconstructive shoulder surgery
  • Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shoulder replacement (arthroplasty)
  • Shoulder stabilization (capsulorrhaphy)
  • Tendon transfers

Diseases and Conditions

  • Arthroplasty failure
  • Arthroplasty infection
  • Labral tears
  • Post-operative shoulder fracture complications
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Shoulder fracture fixation failures
  • Shoulder pain
  • Work-related injuries


200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242

105 East 9th Street
Coralville, IA 52241



  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Society


  • MD, Washington University, School of Medicine, St. Louis
  • MPH, Saint Louis University, School of Public Health, St. Louis
  • BS, University of Washington, Seattle


Orthopedic Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.


Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Washington University, School of Medicine, St. Louis


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4.79 out of 5 (873 ratings)