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Surgeon

Howard Alexander Patterson, American surgeon.

Background

Patterson, Howard Alexander was born on August 31, 1902 in Salem, North Carolina, United States. Son of Andrew Henry and Eleanor Spurrier (Alexander) Patterson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts North Carolina, 1921. Postgraduate, University North Carolina, 1923. Doctor of Medicine, Harvard University, 1925.

Career

Intern, Roosevelt Hospital, New York City, 1925-1928; assistant surgeon, chief surgical clinic, Roosevelt Hospital, New York City, 1929-1937; associate surgeon, Roosevelt Hospital, New York City, 1937-1947; attending surgeon, Roosevelt Hospital, New York City, 1947-1952; chief surgical service, Roosevelt Hospital, New York City, 1952-1968; consultant surgeon, Roosevelt Hospital, New York City, 1968-1985; assistant resident surgeon, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, 1928. Consultant surgeon Southampton Hospital, Lawrence Hospital. Clinical professor surgery Columbia University.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to surgical journals.

Membership

Lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Fellow American College of Surgeons (president 1965-1966), American Surgical Association, Southern Surgical Association. Member New York Academy Medicine, New York Gastroenterol.

Society (president 1952), New York Clinical Society, New York Surgical Society, American Board Surgery, Century Association, University Club, Pilgrims Club, St. Adnrew's Golf Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Phi Chi.

Connections

Married Sarah Elizabeth Robertson, November 22, 1930. Children: Drew, Howard Alexander, Sarah Elizabeth.

father:
Andrew Henry Patterson

mother:
Eleanor Spurrier (Alexander) Patterson

spouse:
Sarah Elizabeth Robertson

child:
Sarah Elizabeth Patterson

child:
Drew Patterson

child:
Howard Alexander Patterson