Positions

Overview

  • After two years in private practice, Dr. Patterson joined the faculty at UAB in 2003 as assistant professor and was promoted to associate professor in 2013. Originally from Tuscaloosa, Ala., Dr. Patterson calls Clemson, S.C., —where his parents were college professors—his home. He attended Furman University for undergraduate education and graduated with honors. Upon graduation from Furman, he completed his medical education at Bowman Gray School of Medicine (currently Wake Forest University Medical School), graduating in 1994. Dr. Patterson then completed his surgical training at University of Alabama at Birmingham, being named administrative chief resident during his final year. His experience at UAB cultivated an interest in vascular surgery which led to his fellowship in vascular surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin under the leadership of Jonathan B. Towne, M.D., from which he graduated in 2001.

    Dr. Patterson is a specialist in vascular surgery, and a dedicated educator. He particularly enjoys concentrated, hands-on intraoperative training and education. Additionally he has served as preceptor for third year medical students and has consistently participated in didactic lectures for the third year medical student surgery rotations. Dr. Patterson is the former ambulatory medical director for the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy at The Kirklin Clinic, but has recently assumed the role as medical directory for the Ambulatory Vascular Laboratory also housed in The Kirklin Clinic.

    Dr. Patterson serves as peer reviewer for Journal Vascular Surgery (distinguished reviewer, 2012, 2013) Annals of Vascular Surgery, American Journal of Surgery.

    He has participated in regional and national vascular surgery societies in various capacities, most notably as participant in the Mock Oral Exam offered by the Southern Association of Vascular Surgery, and as a former program committee chair for the Vascular & Endovascular Surgery Society (formerly PVSS).

    Dr. Patterson has mentored numerous faculty, post-doctoral fellows, residents, medical students, and undergraduates. Outside of his work Dr. Patterson, is involved with numerous community activities. He serves as deacon for Mountain Brook Baptist Church, and is active in the Altamont School Parent’s Association.
  • Research Overview

  • lower extremity occlusive disease, arterial aneurysms
  • Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by CORDIS CORPORATION 2015 - 2027
  • Private Grant  awarded by OSIRIS THERAPEUTICS, INC. 2019 - 2024
  • Trial to Compare Best Endovascular versus Best Surgical Therapy in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia (Best)  awarded by NEW ENGLAND RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2014 - 2023
  • Private Grant  awarded by ROX MEDICAL INC. 2018 - 2023
  • Private Grant  awarded by VASCULAR DYNAMICS INC. 2018 - 2023
  • Private Grant  awarded by W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. 2017 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOLTON MEDICAL, INC. 2017 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOLTON MEDICAL, INC. 2015 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by COOK, INC. 2017 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by GE HEALTHCARE 2018 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gore (W. L.) and Associates 2016 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gore (W. L.) and Associates 2015 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2015 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2015 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by COOK RESEARCH INCORPORATED 2014 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gore (W. L.) and Associates 2014 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by INTACT VASCULAR 2015 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by Bayer HealthCare 2015 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by ENDOLOGIX, INC. 2015 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by TRIVASCULAR, INC. 2015 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2015 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gore (W. L.) and Associates 2014 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by VOLCANO CORP. 2014 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gore (W. L.) and Associates 2015 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by TERUMO MEDICAL CORPORATION 2015 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by CVRX, INC. 2007 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by TAKEDA DEVELOPMENT CENTRE EUROPE LTD. 2012 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by INTACT VASCULAR 2015 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gore (W. L.) and Associates 2013 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by VERYAN MEDICAL 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by TERUMO MEDICAL CORPORATION 2010 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOLTON MEDICAL, INC. 2014 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by LOMBARD MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES 2006 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by APTUS ENDOSYSTEMS, INC. 2012 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by GRIFOLS, INC 2014 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by ENDOLOGIX, INC. 2012 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by CORDIS CORPORATION 2012 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gore (W. L.) and Associates 2013 - 2014
  • Randomized, Multicenter, Controlled Trial to Compare Best Endovascular Versus Best Surgical Therapy in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia (BEST)  awarded by NEW ENGLAND RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2007 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by HARVEST TECHNOLOGIES 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by ABBVIE INC 2013 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by GRIFOLS, INC 2012 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by ASTRAZENECA AB 2013 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by PROFIBRIX 2012 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by AASTROM BIOSCIENCES, INC. 2012 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR, LLC 2010 - 2013
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Wake Forest University 1994
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Furman University 1990
  • UAB Hospital, Internship 1995
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 1999
  • Medical College of Wisconsin, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2001
  • Full Name

  • Mark Patterson