Patrick Patten, M.D. has been appointed assistant professor of radiology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Patten, an interventional radiologist, will practice at both USA Health University Hospital and USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital.
About Patrick Patten, M.D.
Patrick Patten, M.D. previously completed his residency training in diagnostic radiology at USA Health and now returns to USA following fellowship training in vascular interventional radiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
“USA provides world-class care to the people of the Gulf Coast,” Patten said. “I am happy to join Drs. Abdul-Rahim and Hussain in providing cutting-edge minimally-invasive treatments with compassion while also training the future generation of physicians.”
Interventional radiologists provide the following treatment options:
- angioplasty and stenting
- TIPS (transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt)
- BRTO (balloon-occlusion retrograde transvenous obliteration)
- radioembolization (y90)
- microwave ablation
- radiofrequency ablation
- needle biopsy
- thrombolytic therapy
- IVC filter placement and removal
- feeding tubes
- pain management