Scott Brian Patterson

Board Certified General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care

Fellowship trained in Burn and Cutaneous Surgery Reconstruction

About Dr. Patterson

Dr. Scott Patterson joins Riverchase Dermatology with extensive experience in surgery, burn reconstructive surgery, critical care and trauma. He is a board certified burn, trauma and general surgeon who began in the medical field as a registered nurse. Dr. Patterson advanced his education and medical career by obtaining his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine in 2003, from Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine in Pikeville KY. This was followed by a 5 year residency training in general surgery and then a 1 year fellowship training in surgical critical care and burn cutaneous reconstructive surgery at the University of South Alabama. Years later, Dr. Patterson returned to the University of South Alabama and became an assistant professor in trauma/burn surgery. Throughout his career, he has had multiple poster presentations, published articles, and accepted and given multiple lectures at surgery grand rounds and conferences. Recently, Dr. Patterson has held the position of Surgical ICU Director at Lee Memorial in Fort Myers, FL.

In his free time, Dr. Patterson enjoys outdoor family time with his wife and 3 daughters.


  • Surgical Dermatology
  • Critical Care/Trauma Surgery
  • General Surgery


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Mississippi College School of Nursing – Clinton, MS
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry – Mississippi College – Clinton, MS
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine – Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine – Pikeville, KY


  • Residency in General Surgery, Administrative Chief Resident – University of South Alabama – Mobile, AL
  • Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care, Burn Cutaneous Reconstructive Surgery – University of South Alabama – Mobile, AL

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Lee County Medical Society, Member
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine

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