Dr. Ken Patterson
- UPMC Whitfield Hospital
MB, BCh, BAO, FFARCSI, DABA, DABCCM, DPM, FFPMCAIProfessional Profile
Dr. Patterson graduated in 1983 and trained in Ireland and the United States at Stanford School of Medicine and University of Texas. He held the position of Consultant Anaesthetist, Mater Hospital, Dublin 1994-1995 and Consultant Anaesthetist and Director of Pain Medicine, Waterford Regional Hospital 1995-2007.
Dr. Patterson specialises in the management of pain related disorders including complex back and leg pain, facial pain and musculo-skeletal pain, complex regional pain syndrome, and pain related neuropathies.
Specialised procedures include: Epidural injections, Selective nerve root injections, and Radiofrequency lesioning, Facet rhizotomies, nerve block for pain control, Neuromodulation including spinal cord stimulation, Peripheral and subcutaneous nerve stimulation ,and Intrathecal reservoir implants to deliver drugs to the central compartment.