Dr. Addie Patterson joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor at the University of Florida in 2017. She also serves in the role of Associate Program Director for the Neurology Residency program. Her areas of interest include medical education, Parkinson’s disease, and deep brain stimulation.
Dr. Addie Patterson is originally from Columbus, Ohio. She attended the University of Dayton where she graduated with a B.S. in Biology. During this time, she developed an interest in holistic wellness, which led her to pursue a degree in osteopathic medicine. She attended Ohio University where she obtained her D.O. degree in 2011. She completed her internal medicine internship at Ohio State University in 2012. She completed her Neurology residency at the University of Florida in 2015. She received the Program Director’s Award for Academic Excellence during all three years of her neurology residency. During her final year, she served as Chief Resident and received both the Society of Teaching Scholars Outstanding Resident Teachers Award from the UF College of Medicine and the Kenneth M. Heilman Award for Excellence in Research. Her residency was followed by a two year fellowship in Movement Disorders at University of Florida from 2015-2017 during which she was awarded a grant from the Smallwood Foundation and received the Resident Teaching Award.
Patterson A, Almeida L, Hess CW, Martinez-Ramirez D, Okun MS, Rodriguez RL, Rundle-Gonzalez V, Wagle Shukla A, Malaty IA. Occurrence of Dysphagia Following Botulinum Toxin Injection in Parkinsonism-related Cervical Dystonia: A Retrospective Study. Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov. 2016 Nov 3;6:379. eCollection 2016.
Patterson, A. and Hess, CW. Accidental Overdose of Droxidopa in Parkinson’s Disease-related Orthostatic Hypotension. Mov Disord Clin Pract. 2016 July 8. doi:10.1002/mdc3.12390
Patterson A, Okun MS, Hess, CW. High-voltage VIM Region Deep Brain Stimulation Mimicking Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov. 2017 Mar 20;7:449. doi: 10.7916/D80G3QWB. eCollection 2017.
Patterson A, What Should I Know About Marijuana? In: Tourette Syndrome: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life: Tourette Treatment Tips, Books for Patients, 109-117. 2017 Okun MS editor.
Almeida, L., Ahmed, B., Walz, R., De Jesus, S., Patterson, A., Martinez-Ramirez, D., Vaillancourt, D., Bowers, D., Ward, H., Okun, M. S. and R. McFarland, N. Depressive Symptoms are Frequent in Atypical Parkinsonian Disorders. Mov Disord Clin Pract. 2016 June 24. doi:10.1002/mdc3.12382
Deeb W, Hu W, Almeida L, Patterson A, Martinez-Ramirez D, Wagle Shukla A. Benign tremulous Parkinsonism: a unique entity or another facet of Parkinson’s disease? Transl Neurodegener. 2016 May 20;5:10. doi: 10.1186/s40035-016-0057-1. eCollection 2016.