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Faculty Physicians

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

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  • 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

Introduction to the STS National Database Series: Outcomes Analysis, Quality Improvement, and Patient Safety.
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 C, Fann JI, Paone G, Sanchez JA, Cleveland JC Jr, Brennan JM, Dokholyan RS, O'Brien SM, Peterson ED, Grover FL, Patterson GA
Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Dec; 100(6)1992-2000. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.10.060.

PMID:
    26525868
    [PubMed - in process]
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Adjuvant Therapy for Positive Nodes After Induction Therapy and Resection of Esophageal Cancer.
Brescia AA, Broderick SR, Crabtree TD, Puri V, Musick JF, Bell JM, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Meyers BF
Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan; 101(1)200-10. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.09.001.

PMID:
    26507424
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pneumonectomy for Clinical Stage IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: The Effect of Neoadjuvant Therapy.
Broderick SR, Patel AP, Crabtree TD, Bell JM, Morgansztern D, Robinson CG, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Meyers BF, Puri V
Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb; 101(2)451-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.07.022.

PMID:
    26410162
    [PubMed - in process]
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Unexpected readmission after lung cancer surgery: A benign event?
Puri V, Patel AP, Crabtree TD, Bell JM, Broderick SR, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Meyers BF
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec; 150(6)1496-1505.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.08.067.

PMID:
    26410004
    [PubMed - in process]
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The National Surgical Quality Improvement Program risk calculator does not adequately stratify risk for patients with clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer.
Samson P, Robinson CG, Bradley J, Lee A, Broderick S, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Puri V, Meyers BF, Crabtree T
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Aug 24; pii: S0022-5223(15)01521-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.08.058.

PMID:
    26410001
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Hyperammonemia Syndrome After Lung Transplantation: A Single Center Experience.
Chen C, Bain KB, Iuppa JA, Yusen RD, Byers DE, Patterson GA, Trulock EP, Hachem RR, Witt CA
Transplantation. 2015 Sep 2;

PMID:
    26335916
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Treatment Outcomes in Stage I Lung Cancer: A Comparison of Surgery and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy.
Puri V, Crabtree TD, Bell JM, Broderick SR, Morgensztern D, Colditz GA, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Meyers BF, Patel A, Robinson CG
J Thorac Oncol. 2015 Dec; 10(12)1776-84. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0000000000000680.

PMID:
    26334753
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Role of Surgical Resection in Stage IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Decision and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis.
Samson P, Patel A, Robinson CG, Morgensztern D, Chang SH, Colditz GA, Waqar S, Crabtree TD, Krupnick AS, Kreisel D, Patterson GA, Meyers BF, Puri V
Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Dec; 100(6)2026-32. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.05.091.

PMID:
    26319488
    [PubMed - in process]
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Joint statement on redundant (duplicate) publication by the Editors of the undersigned cardiothoracic journals.
Kumar AS, Beyersdorf F, Lazar HL, Denniss AR, Patterson GA, Weisel RD
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Sep; 150(3)467. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.07.088.

PMID:
    26319460
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pathologic Upstaging in Patients Undergoing Resection for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Are There Modifiable Predictors?
Bott MJ, Patel AP, Crabtree TD, Colditz GA, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Broderick S, Meyers BF, Puri V
Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Dec; 100(6)2048-53. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.05.100.

PMID:
    26277562
    [PubMed - in process]
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Joint statement on redundant (duplicate) publication by the Editors of the undersigned cardio-thoracic journals.
Kumar AS, Beyersdorf F, Denniss AR, Lazar HL, Patterson GA, Weisel RD
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Sep; 48(3)343. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezv260.

PMID:
    26273066
    [PubMed - in process]
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Joint statement on redundant (duplicate) publication by the Editors of the undersigned cardio-thoracic journals.
Kumar AS, Beyersdorf F, Lazar HL, Patterson GA, Weisel RD
Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2015 Sep; 23(7)773. doi: 10.1177/0218492315599684.

PMID:
    26265712
    [PubMed - in process]
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Multidisciplinary Treatment for Stage IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Does Institution Type Matter?
Samson P, Patel A, Crabtree TD, Morgensztern D, Robinson CG, Colditz GA, Waqar S, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Broderick S, Meyers BF, Puri V
Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov; 100(5)1773-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.04.144.

PMID:
    26228601
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reaching Forward.
Patterson GA, Reinhold KC, Kerpan JC, Cleary KL, Jedlicka MK, Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jul; 100(1)1-2. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.05.069.

PMID:
    26140751
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A Prospective Clinical Trial of Telecytopathology for Rapid Interpretation of Specimens Obtained During Endobronchial Ultrasound-Fine Needle Aspiration.
Bott MJ, James B, Collins BT, Murray BA, Puri V, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Broderick S, Meyers BF, Crabtree TD
Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jul; 100(1)201-5; discussion 205-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.02.090.

PMID:
    26002445
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Role for Surgical Resection in the Multidisciplinary Treatment of Stage IIIB Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Bott MJ, Patel AP, Crabtree TD, Morgensztern D, Robinson CG, Colditz GA, Waqar S, Kreisel D, Krupnicka AS, Patterson GA, Broderick S, Meyers BF, Puri V
Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jun; 99(6)1921-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.02.033.

PMID:
    25912748
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effects of Delayed Surgical Resection on Short-Term and Long-Term Outcomes in Clinical Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Samson P, Patel A, Garrett T, Crabtree T, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Broderick S, Meyers BF, Puri V
Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jun; 99(6)1906-12; discussion 1913. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.02.022.

PMID:
    25890663
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Postoperative radiotherapy for pathologic N2 non-small-cell lung cancer treated with adjuvant chemotherapy: a review of the National Cancer Data Base.
Robinson CG, Patel AP, Bradley JD, DeWees T, Waqar SN, Morgensztern D, Baggstrom MQ, Govindan R, Bell JM, Guthrie TJ, Colditz GA, Crabtree TD, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Meyers BF, Puri V
J Clin Oncol. 2015 Mar 10; 33(8)870-6. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2014.58.5380.

PMID:
    25667283
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dysregulated MicroRNA Expression and Chronic Lung Allograft Rejection in Recipients With Antibodies to Donor HLA.
Xu Z, Nayak D, Yang W, Baskaran G, Ramachandran S, Sarma N, Aloush A, Trulock E, Hachem R, Patterson GA, Mohanakumar T
Am J Transplant. 2015 Jul; 15(7)1933-47. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13185.

PMID:
    25649290
    [PubMed - in process]
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Does surgeon experience affect outcomes in pathologic stage I lung cancer?
Scheel PJ 3rd, Crabtree TD, Bell JM, Frederiksen C, Broderick SR, Krupnick AS, Kreisel D, Patterson GA, Meyers BF, Puri V
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Apr; 149(4)998-1004.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.12.032.

PMID:
    25636526
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