The Cleveland Clinic has appointed Dr. Brendan M. Patterson as chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery.
Patterson, who succeeds Dr Michael Mont, will oversee a team of 325 employees, including 85 medical staff, according to a press release.
“We are delighted to have an experienced National Leader in Orthopedic Surgery to lead the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at The Cleveland Clinic,” said Dr. Joseph Iannotti, president of the Cleveland Clinic Orthopedic and Rheumatology Institute, in a comment. prepared statement.
A member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and an active member of the Association of Orthopedic Trauma, Patterson’s expertise includes limb salvage, complex fractures and reconstruction in adults.
Prior to joining the Clinic in 2017, Patterson served as President of Orthopedic Surgery at MetroHealth. At the clinic, where he chairs the Pain Management Committee, he has helped support corporate initiatives such as community engagement and a digital peer-to-peer consultation tool that allows providers to contact specialists with questions. patient care clinics.
“It is an honor to lead this exceptional department which is known to be at the forefront of orthopedic advances in research, technology and innovation,” Patterson said in a statement.
Patterson, currently chief financial officer of the board of directors of the Orthopedic Trauma Association, led the establishment of the Center for Orthopedic Trauma Advancement, which is developing funds for the training of fellows in orthopedic trauma, the statement said.
Patterson is a magna cum laude graduate of Amherst College majoring in economics and chemistry. He received his medical degree and a master’s degree in business administration from Case Western Reserve University, the statement said. He completed his orthopedic residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York and an orthopedic trauma fellowship at Harborview Medical Center at the University of Washington in Seattle.