Paul Paterson, MD

A hand and upper extremity specialist, Dr. Patterson has expertise treating injuries and conditions from the finger tips to the shoulder. He performs procedures such as total shoulder arthroplasty (reverse and anatomic), proximal humerus, and distal radius fracture repair. He’s passionate about using new surgical techniques to improve the quality of life of his patients. Dr. Paterson is also actively involved in teaching, research, and development for new total shoulder arthroplasty.

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Master’s in Anatomy and Physiology at the University of Michigan
  • Bachelor of Science, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery, Harvard Medical School

Accreditations and Associations

  • National Board of Medical Examiners, Parts I, II, III
  • New York State Medical License
  • ABOS certification
  • ABOS recertification

Honors

  • Outstanding Clinical Faculty SUNY at Buffalo Orthopaedic Residency (2008, 2009)

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