Dr. Chad M. Patton, MD, MS
Director, Center for Spine Surgery, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Maryland
Dr. Patton is an orthopaedic spine surgeon and serves as Director of the Center for Spine Surgery at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland. He completed his undergraduate studies in Neuroscience at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Dr. Patton, subsequently, obtained a Master of Science degree in the treatment of spinal cord injury using human stem cells, as well as his medical degree, from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Vermont.
Prior to performing spine surgery in Annapolis, Dr. Patton completed his Spine Surgery fellowship training at the University of Utah School of Medicine, where he worked with both orthopaedic spine surgeons and neurosurgeons.
Dr. Patton specializes in the operative treatment of spine-related disorders, including degenerative conditions of the cervical and lumbar spine, disc herniations, spinal stenosis, compression fractures, spinal tumors, as well as adult scoliosis and deformity.
He is trained in traditional, time-proven procedures as well as newer, minimally invasive techniques that often allow for less pain after surgery. Currently, his interests focus on patient outcomes after spine surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, AO Spine North America, and the North American Spine Society.
Panel discussion on how a culture of continuous improvement can drive out inefficiencies in the OR