Alexander Patterson, MD

Alexander Patterson, MD

Surgeon, Thoracic Surgeon

Primary Academic Title

Joseph C. Bancroft Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Lung transplantation, esophageal cancer, lung cancer, emphysema, thoracic surgery, lung volume reduction

Research Interest

Clinical trials for lung and esophogeal oncology; lung transplantation-preservation.


  • 1974: MD, Queens University, Kingston, Canada


  • 1974 - 1978: Resident, surgery, Queens University, Kingston, Canada
  • 1978 - 1979: Resident, vascular surgery, University of Toronto
  • 1979 - 1981: Resident, thoracic surgery, University of Toronto
  • 1981 - 1982: Fellow, pulmonary medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

Board Certification

  • 1978: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, General Surgery
  • 1981: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Thoracic Surgery
  • 1983: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Vascular Surgery

Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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