J. Megan M. Patterson, MD

Megan Patterson

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics

Board-Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

 

Education
  • BSc: Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • MD: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Residency: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Fellowship (Hand & Upper Extremity): Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Honors, Awards, and Recognitions
  • Roy Peterson Award in Anatomy
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha
Clinical Interests
Injuries to the hand
Academic Appointments
2009-present Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics; UNC School of Medicine
Selected Publications (see complete list at PubMed)
  • Carlan D, Pratt J, Patterson JM, et al.  The radial nerve in the brachium:  An anatomic study in human cadavers.  J Hand Surg 32(A):1177-1182, 2007.
  • Patterson JM, Jaggars MM, Booyer MI.  Ulnar and median nerve palsy in long distance cyclists.  A prospective study.  Am J Sports Med 31(4):585-589, 2003.
  • Patterson JM, Novak CB, Mackinnon SE, et al.  Needle-stick injuries among medical students.  Am J Infect Control 31(4):226-230, 2003.
  • Patterson JM, Johnson MH, Zimanjic DB, et al.  Characterization of Ly-6M, a novel member of the Ly-6 famly of hematopoetic proteins.  Blood 95(10):3125-3132, 2000.
  • Novak CB, Patterson JM, Mackinnon SE.  Evaluation of hand sensibility with single and double latex gloves.  Plast Reconstr Surg 103(1):128-131, 1999.
  • Patterson JM, Novak CB, Mackinnon SE, et al.  Surrgeons' concerns and practices of protection against blood-borne pathogens.  Ann Surg 228(2):266-272, 1998.
Selected Presentations
  • Patterson JM, Boyer MI, Ricci W, et al.  Hand trauma:  A prospective evaluation of subjects transferred to a Level I trauma center.  American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV, February 2009. (podium)
  • Patterson JM, Boyer MI, Ricci W, et al.  Hand trauma:  A prospective evaluation of subjects transferred to a Level I trauma center.  American Society for Surgery ofo the Hand, Chicago, IL, September 2008. (podium)
  • Patterson JM, Galatz L, Toman J, et al.   CT evaluation of extra-articular glenoid neck fractures:  Does the glenoid medialize or does the scapula lateralize?  American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, February 2008. (poster)
  • Patterson JM, Galatz L, Toman J, et al.   CT evaluation of extra-articular glenoid neck fractures:  Does the glenoid medialize or does the scapula lateralize?  Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Boston, MA, October 2007. (podium)