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G. Alexander Patterson, MD

Joseph Bancroft Professor of Surgery

Specialty Areas

Thoracic Surgery
Lung Cancer
Emphysema
Lung Transplantation
Esophageal Cancer
Lung Volume Reduction

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Christian Hospital - Northeast / Northwest
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

General thoracic surgery, lung cancer, esophageal cancer, Barrett's esophagus, tracheal tumors, disease of the airway, adult lung transplantation, lung volume reduction, lung surgery, thoracic disease, heart-lung transplant, pulmonary hypertension, emphysema, thoracic malignancies, myasthenia gravis

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Lung Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: B
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-362-6025
Fax: 314-362-0328

Education

Education

Fellowship: Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Johns Hopkins Hospital 1982
Residency: General Thoracic Surgery, University of Toronto, Canada 1982
Residency: General Surgery, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada 1979
Medical Degree: Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada 1974

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Transplantation of Lungs Procured From a Donor with an Atrioesophageal Fistula.
Takahashi T, Gauthier JM, Albertin EK, Damiano RJ Jr, Patterson GA, Bierhals AJ, Pasque MK, Hachem RR, Puri V, Kreisel D
Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 3; pii: S0003-4975(18)31053-1. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.06.049.

PMID:
    30081029
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Adjuvant chemotherapy for patients with pathologic node-positive esophageal cancer after induction chemotherapy is associated with improved survival.
Samson P, Puri V, Lockhart AC, Robinson C, Broderick S, Patterson GA, Meyers B, Crabtree T
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 28; pii: S0022-5223(18)31547-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.05.100.

PMID:
    30054137
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Cricothyroid Approach for Emergency Access to the Airway.
Bribriesco A, Patterson GA
Thorac Surg Clin. 2018 Aug; 28(3)435-440. doi: 10.1016/j.thorsurg.2018.04.009.

PMID:
    30054081
    [PubMed - in process]
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Management of Postpneumonectomy Bronchopleural Fistula: From Thoracoplasty to Transsternal Closure.
Bribriesco A, Patterson GA
Thorac Surg Clin. 2018 Aug; 28(3)323-335. doi: 10.1016/j.thorsurg.2018.05.008.

PMID:
    30054070
    [PubMed - in process]
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A single-center experience of 1500 lung transplant patients.
Balsara KR, Krupnick AS, Bell JM, Khiabani A, Scavuzzo M, Hachem R, Trulock E, Witt C, Byers DE, Yusen R, Meyers B, Kozower B, Patterson GA, Puri V, Kreisel D
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug; 156(2)894-905.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.03.112.

PMID:
    29891245
    [PubMed - in process]
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Lung Focused Resuscitation at a Specialized Donor Care Facility Improves Lung Procurement Rates.
Chang SH, Kreisel D, Marklin GF, Cook L, Hachem R, Kozower BD, Balsara KR, Bell JM, Frederiksen C, Meyers BF, Patterson GA, Puri V
Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May; 105(5)1531-1536. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.12.009.

PMID:
    29337122
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clogging Transition of Vibration-Driven Vehicles Passing through Constrictions.
Patterson GA, Fierens PI, Sangiuliano Jimka F, König PG, Garcimartín A, Zuriguel I, Pugnaloni LA, Parisi DR
Phys Rev Lett. 2017 Dec 15; 119(24)248301. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.248301.

PMID:
    29286724
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Office-Based Spirometry: A New Model of Care in Preoperative Assessment for Low-Risk Lung Resections.
Hudson JL, Bell JM, Crabtree TD, Kreisel D, Patterson GA, Meyers BF, Puri V
Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan; 105(1)279-286. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.08.010.

PMID:
    29157739
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Building a collaborative culture in cardiothoracic operating rooms: pre and postintervention study protocol for evaluation of the implementation of teamSTEPPS training and the impact on perceived psychological safety.
Dahl AB, Ben Abdallah A, Maniar H, Avidan MS, Bollini ML, Patterson GA, Steinberg A, Scaggs K, Dribin BV, Ridley CH
BMJ Open. 2017 Sep 27; 7(9)e017389. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017389.

PMID:
    28963302
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impact of Delayed Chest Closure on Surgical Site Infection After Lung Transplantation.
Aguilar PR, Bemiss BC, Witt C, Byers DE, Kreisel D, Puri V, Meyers B, Patterson GA, Krupnick AS, Yusen RD, Trulock EP, Hachem RR
Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct; 104(4)1208-1214. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.05.023.

PMID:
    28821338
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Transatlantic Editorial on Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
Thourani VH, Borger MA, Holmes D, Maniar H, Pinto F, Miller C, Rodés-Cabau J, Mohr FW, Schröfel H, Moat NE, Beyersdorf F, Patterson GA, Weisel R
Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul; 104(1)1-15. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.04.030.

PMID:
    28633216
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Transatlantic editorial on transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
Thourani VH, Borger MA, Holmes D, Maniar H, Pinto F, Miller C, Rodés-Cabau J, Mohr FW, Schröfel H, Moat NE, Beyersdorf F, Patterson GA, Weisel R
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jul; 154(1)7-21. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.03.047.

PMID:
    28633212
    [PubMed - in process]
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Adjuvant Chemotherapy Is Associated With Improved Survival in Locally Invasive Node Negative Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Ahmad U, Crabtree TD, Patel AP, Morgensztern D, Robinson CG, Krupnick AS, Kreisel D, Jones DR, Patterson GA, Meyers BF, Puri V
Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul; 104(1)303-307. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.01.069.

PMID:
    28433225
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Editor's Commentary.
Patterson GA
Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr; 103(4)1363-1364. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.01.048.

PMID:
    28359482
    [PubMed]
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The American Association for Thoracic Surgery/Society of Thoracic Surgeons Position Statement on Developing Clinical Practice Documents.
Bakaeen FG, Svensson LG, Mitchell JD, Keshavjee S, Patterson GA, Weisel RD
Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr; 103(4)1350-1356. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.01.020.

PMID:
    28359472
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The American Association for Thoracic Surgery/Society of Thoracic Surgeons position statement on developing clinical practice documents.
Bakaeen FG, Svensson LG, Mitchell JD, Keshavjee S, Patterson GA, Weisel RD
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Apr; 153(4)999-1005. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.01.003.

PMID:
    28359374
    [PubMed - in process]
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Defining the Ideal Time Interval Between Planned Induction Therapy and Surgery for Stage IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Samson P, Crabtree TD, Robinson CG, Morgensztern D, Broderick S, Krupnick AS, Kreisel D, Patterson GA, Meyers B, Puri V
Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr; 103(4)1070-1075. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.09.053.

PMID:
    28110809
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Adhering to Quality Measures in Esophagectomy Is Associated With Improved Survival in All Stages of Esophageal Cancer.
Samson P, Puri V, Broderick S, Patterson GA, Meyers B, Crabtree T
Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr; 103(4)1101-1108. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.09.032.

PMID:
    28109569
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Extent of Lymphadenectomy Is Associated With Improved Overall Survival After Esophagectomy With or Without Induction Therapy.
Samson P, Puri V, Broderick S, Patterson GA, Meyers B, Crabtree T
Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb; 103(2)406-415. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.08.010.

PMID:
    28024648
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database 2016 Annual Report.
Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, Prager RL, Edwards FH, McDonald D, Han JM, D'Agostino RS, Jacobs ML, Kozower BD, Badhwar V, Thourani VH, Gaissert HA, Fernandez FG, Wright CD, Paone G, Cleveland JC Jr, Brennan JM, Dokholyan RS, Brothers L, Vemulapalli S, Habib RH, O'Brien SM, Peterson ED, Grover FL, Patterson GA, Bavaria JE
Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec; 102(6)1790-1797. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.10.015.

PMID:
    27847042
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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