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Jan Patterson, M.D., Infectious Disease Specialist | Infectious Disease
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Jan Patterson, M.D.

Infectious Disease Specialist | Infectious Disease

8300 Floyd Curl Dr San Antonio TX, 78229


Dr. Jan Patterson is an integrative medicine and infectious disease specialist practicing in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Patterson specializes in infections that are difficult to diagnose or unresponsive to treatments. Infectious disease specialists usually work with conditions that are not treatable by a primary physician but it is important to keep contact with the primary physician in order to receive information about the patients history and for deciding which diagnostic tests are appropriate.

Dr. Patterson also has a consultative integrative medicine practice, and works to use natural, less invasive holistic therapies integrated with conventional therapies when possible to achieve whole person health--body, mind, and spirit.  She believes in using all the tools in the toolbox for health and wellness.

She is the lead author of the book, Breath for the Soul: Self-Care Steps to Wellness, that gives evidence and practical tools for using breath work, movement, nutrition, and spirit to cope with stress, anxiety, depress, and grief. Her co-author, Phyllis Clark Nichols, writes an accompanying inspirational guide to increase spiritual awareness for dealing with the difficulties in life.

Education and Training

UT Houston McGovern MD 1982

Vanderbilt University Internal Medicine Residency 1985

Yale University Infectious Diseases Fellowship 1988

Harvard SPH Masters in Health Care Mgt 2010

Board Certification

Infectious Disease (Internal Medicine)

Integrative Medicine (Physician Specialties)

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM

Provider Details

Female English
Jan Patterson, M.D.
Jan Patterson, M.D.'s Expert Contributions
  • Is Chocolate Good for Me?

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    Here are some tips to relieve insomniaThis is Sleep Awareness Week, so it’s a good time to talk about ‘sleep hygiene’, that is, strategies used for healthy sleep. About one-third of adults suffer from insomnia, and it is more common in older adults and women. Occasional wakefulness at night is...

Areas of expertise and specialization

Integrative MedicineInfectious Diseases

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Professor of Medicine/Infectious Diseases Long School of Medicine, UT Health San Antonio 1999 - Present
  • Assoc Dean Quality & Lifelong Learning Long School of Medicine, UT Health San Antonio 2010 - Present

Professional Memberships

  • Infectious Diseases Society of America  
  • Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America  
  • American College of Physicians, Master  


  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center


  • Yale University School of Medicine

Professional Society Memberships

  • Infectious Disease Society, San Antonio Society for Healthcare

Articles and Publications

  • many peer reviewed publications, journals, new bookthat came out, 2022, and is available on amazon: Breathe for the Soul

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Love of the Medical field, state of the art technology, research, patient care/safety, making a difference

Areas of research

Healthcare-associated infections, multi-drug resistant organisms, healthcare improvement education, essential oils

Jan Patterson, M.D.'s Practice location

UT Health San Antonio

8300 Floyd Curl Dr -
San Antonio, TX 78229
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