Scott Patterson, Psychiatrist

Scott Patterson

Psychiatrist | Psychiatry

76 Paces West Ct Nw Atlanta GA, 30327


Scott Patterson, MD, GCP, FAPA, has a practice with his wife, Eleanor Brower in Atlanta, Georgia.  Dr. Patterson has had a long psychiatric career, and was in private practice from the 1978-1991.  For 2 years, he was Director of the ICU at Georgia State Mental Hospital, and was also an Assistant Professor of Student Affairs at the University of Georgia from 1969-1975.  During his undergraduate career, he was the first recipient of the George F. Baker Foundation Scholarship at Vanderbilt University.  His work has been published in the Medical Association of Georgia Journal, and he participates in numerous consultations on behavior.  Dr. Patterson enjoys treating patients with emotional and physical turmoil, helping them work through the pain in their lives.

Education and Training

Medical College of Georgia

Provider Details

Male English 57 years of experience

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Local speaking for patient education -


  • George F. Baker Foundation Scholarship, 1st Recipient
  • Honor Council, Medical College of Georgia
  • George Peabody Award


  • Emory University (Clinical Psychiatry)


  • Medical College of Georgia (Internal Medicine)

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Group Therapy Association, International Group Therapy Association, American Psychiatric Association, Southern Medical Association, Medical Association of Georgia, Medical Association of Atlanta

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Having a passion for his work, Helping people eliminate pain from their lives.

Hobbies / Sports

  • Swimming, Water Aerobics

Favorite professional publications

  • Cleveland Clinic Journal, Mayo Clinic Journal, UCLA Journal, Johns Hopkins Journals

Hospital Affiliations

  • Piedmont Hospital

Scott Patterson's Practice location

76 Paces West Ct Nw -
Atlanta, GA 30327
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