Dr. Thomas Patterson is a urologist practicing in Galesburg, IL. Dr. Patterson specializes in diseases of the urinary tract and the male reproductive system. This includes areas of the bladder, urethra, kidneys, penis and prostate. Urology is a surgical specialty and requires knowledge in other areas of expertise such as gynecology and internal medicine due to the variety of clinical problems that are involved.
Education and Training
Columbia Univ Coll of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 1970
UrologyAmerican Board of UrologyABU
- Regional Med Ctr At Memphis, Urology; Univ Of Al Hosp, General Surgery
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