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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

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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

Tracheal Resection With Carinal Reconstruction for Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Lancaster TS, Krantz SB, Patterson GA
Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jul; 102(1)e77-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.02.070.

PMID:
    27343542
    [PubMed - in process]
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Patterns of care in hilar node-positive (N1) non-small cell lung cancer: A missed treatment opportunity?
Bott MJ, Patel AP, Verma V, Crabtree TD, Morgensztern D, Robinson CG, Colditz GA, Waqar S, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Broderick S, Meyers BF, Puri V
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jun; 151(6)1549-1558.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.01.058.

PMID:
    27207124
    [PubMed - in process]
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Quantitative Computed Tomography Classification of Lung Nodules: Initial Comparison of 2- and 3-Dimensional Analysis.
Gierada DS, Politte DG, Zheng J, Schechtman KB, Whiting BR, Smith KE, Crabtree T, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Puri V, Meyers BF
J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2016 Jul-Aug; 40(4)589-95. doi: 10.1097/RCT.0000000000000394.

PMID:
    27096403
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clinical T2N0 Esophageal Cancer: Identifying Pretreatment Characteristics Associated With Pathologic Upstaging and the Potential Role for Induction Therapy.
Samson P, Puri V, Robinson C, Lockhart C, Carpenter D, Broderick S, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Meyers B, Crabtree T
Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun; 101(6)2102-11. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.01.033.

PMID:
    27083246
    [PubMed - in process]
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Detection of Occult Micrometastases in Patients With Clinical Stage I Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: A Prospective Analysis of Mature Results of CALGB 9761 (Alliance).
Martin LW, D'Cunha J, Wang X, Herzan D, Gu L, Abraham N, Demmy TL, Detterbeck FC, Groth SS, Harpole DH, Krasna MJ, Kernstine K, Kohman LJ, Patterson GA, Sugarbaker DJ, Vollmer RT, Maddaus MA, Kratzke RA
J Clin Oncol. 2016 May 1; 34(13)1484-91. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2015.63.4543.

PMID:
    26926677
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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)200-8; discussion 208-10. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.09.001.

PMID:
    26507424
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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)451-7; discussion 457-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.07.022.

PMID:
    26410162
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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)1496-1504, 1505.e1-5; discussion 1504-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.08.067.

PMID:
    26410004
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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. 2016 Mar; 151(3)697-705.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.08.058.

PMID:
    26410001
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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. 2016 Mar; 100(3)678-84. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000000868.

PMID:
    26335916
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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; discussion 2032. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.05.091.

PMID:
    26319488
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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