Dr. Mark Patterson

Pediatrics
Roanoke, VA
31 years experience male

Locations

Office

Roanoke, VA

Address

Carilion Pediatric Associates, 4040 Postal Drive, Roanoke, VA
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: 8:00am - 11am
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About

Bio

Dr. Patterson has practiced general pediatrics since 1992 and is currently associated with the Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, Virginia. He attended medical school at Albany Medical College in New York and did his pediatric residency at the University of Virginia. In addition to general pediatrics, he has a special interest in narcolepsy and cataplexy. He also teaches third-year medical students and pediatric residents. He is board certified in pediatrics. Prior to the practice of medicine, he obtained his PhD in biochemistry from MIT and worked in industry for several years. He is married and has one grown daughter.

Specialties
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Pediatrics

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Common Occurrence: All injectable vaccines work by stimulating your immune system. This stimulation can often result in some soreness and mild tenderness at the injecti ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Patterson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Patterson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, yes a few blisters finally appeared.and he was diagnosed. Interesting side note, this all started with swollen looking testbeds, then fever, then sores, then blisters over 5 days
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thank you. We are going to see if it comes back again. We did take a round of oral antibiotics last fall for this. After that, the strep test came back negative.
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Thanks for your quick reply! I hv seen doctor he said its normal cold will go on its on keep the meds going. I'm giving her children's Advil

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Albany Medical College, NY
Graduated 1989MD

Affiliations

Carilion roanoke memorial hospital
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