G. Alexander  Patterson, MD

G. Alexander Patterson, MD

  • Joseph Bancroft Professor of Surgery

Medical School

Queen's University, 1974

Post Doctoral Education

Residency: General Surgery Queen's University ,1974-78
University of Toronto-Vascular Surgery, 1978-79
University of Toronto-Thoracic Surgery, 1979-81

Fellowships: John Hopkins-Pulmonary Fellow,1981-82
University of Toronto-Department of Surgery Lecturer, 1982-84

Board Certifications

Thoracic Surgery -- Certified
General Surgery -- Certified
Vascular Surgery -- Certified

Honors and Awards

Listed in Best Doctors in America (Best Doctors, Inc.), 2011

Listed in America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2010

Clinical Interests

Dr. Patterson specializes in lung transplantation, esophageal cancer, lung cancer, emphysema, thoracic surgery and lung volume reduction.

His practice includes surgery for lung cancer, esophageal cancer and esophageal disease, myasthenia gravis, lung transplantation and lung volume reduction surgery.

Research Interests

National Institutes of Health
Lung allograft reperfusion injury

Patients Seen At

Center for Advanced Medicine
Jacqueline Maritz Lung Center
4921 Parkview Place, Suite B, Floor 8
St. Louis, MO 63110
1-888-287-8741 or (314) 362-6025
Fax: (314) 747-4087

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Professional Office Building One
1040 North Mason Road, 201
St. Louis, MO 63141
((314) 996-3179

Contact Information

Barnes - Jewish Hospital
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
Suite 3108 Queeny Tower
St. Louis, MO 63110
314-362-6025

Selected Publications

Pub Med page for G. Alexander Patterson, M.D.
Stock E, Vannucci A, Doyle M, Patterson GA, Chapman W, Kangrga I. Combined liver-kidney transplantation complicated by intraoperative discovery of a bronchobiliary fistula. Transplant Proc. 2010 Sep;42(7):2800-3.

Patterson GA. Non solus--a leadership challenge. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Sep;140(3):495-502.

Hachem RR, Yusen RD, Meyers BF, Aloush AA, Mohanakumar T, Patterson GA, Trulock EP. Anti-human leukocyte antigen antibodies and preemptive antibody-directed therapy after lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Sep;29(9):973-80.

Melby SJ, Larue SJ, Lasala JM, Pal N, Lakshminarasimhachar A, Trulock EP, Kreisel D, Pasque MK, Puri V, Patterson GA, Krupnick AS. Anatomic distortion of the right coronary artery as a complication of lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Jun;89(6):2000-1.

Denlinger CE, Fernandez F, Meyers BF, Pratt W, Zoole JB, Patterson GA, Krupnick AS, Kreisel D, Crabtree T. Lymph node evaluation in video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy versus lobectomy by thoracotomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Jun;89(6):1730-5; discussion 1736.

Gelman AE, Okazaki M, Sugimoto S, Li W, Kornfeld CG, Lai J, Richardson SB, Kreisel FH, Huang HJ, Tietjens JR, Zinselmeyer BH, Patterson GA, Miller MJ, Krupnick AS, Kreisel D. CCR2 regulates monocyte recruitment as well as CD4 T1 allorecognition after lung transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2010 May;10(5):1189-99.

Kuo E, Ding D, Zoole JB, Patterson GA, Crabtree TD. Recurrent subcutaneous air of the face and neck. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 May;89(5):1667-70.

Crabtree TD, Denlinger CE, Meyers BF, El Naqa I, Zoole J, Krupnick AS, Kreisel D, Patterson GA, Bradley JD. Stereotactic body radiation therapy versus surgical resection for stage I non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Aug;140(2):377-86.

Puri V, Garg N, Engelhardt EE, Kreisel D, Crabtree TD, Meyers BF, Patterson GA, Krupnick AS. Tumor location is not an independent prognostic factor in early stage non-small cell lung cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Apr;89(4):1053-9.

Li W, Sugimoto S, Lai J, Patterson GA, Gelman AE, Krupnick AS, Kreisel D. Orthotopic vascularized right lung transplantation in the mouse. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Jun;139(6):1637-43.

Angaswamy N, Saini D, Ramachandran S, Nath DS, Phelan D, Hachem R, Trulock E, Patterson GA, Mohanakumar T. Development of antibodies to human leukocyte antigen precedes development of antibodies to major histocompatibility class I-related chain A and are significantly associated with development of chronic rejection after human lung transplantation. Hum Immunol. 2010 Jun;71(6):560-5.

Jain R, Hachem RR, Morrell MR, Trulock EP, Chakinala MM, Yusen RD, Huang HJ, Mohanakumar T, Patterson GA, Walter MJ. Azithromycin is associated with increased survival in lung transplant recipients with bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 May;29(5):531-7.

Golocheikine A, Nath DS, Basha HI, Saini D, Phelan D, Aloush A, Trulock EP, Hachem RR, Patterson GA, Ahearn JM, Mohanakumar T. Increased erythrocyte C4D is associated with known alloantibody and autoantibody markers of antibody-mediated rejection in human lung transplant recipients. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Apr;29(4):410-6.

Deslee G, Adair-Kirk TL, Betsuyaku T, Woods JC, Moore CH, Gierada DS, Conradi SH, Atkinson JJ, Toennies HM, Battaile JT, Kobayashi DK, Patterson GA, Holtzman MJ, Pierce RA. Cigarette Smoke Induces Nucleic Acid Oxidation in Lung Fibroblasts. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. [Epub ahead of print]

Gierada DS, Bierhals AJ, Choong CK, Bartel ST, Ritter JH, Das NA, Hong C, Pilgram TK, Bae KT, Whiting BR, Woods JC, Hogg JC, Lutey BA, Battafarano RJ, Cooper JD, Meyers BF, Patterson GA. Effects of CT section thickness and reconstruction kernel on emphysema quantification relationship to the magnitude of the CT emphysema index. Acad Radiol. 2010 Feb;17(2):146-56.