W. Christopher Patton, MD

AOC Dr. Patton

Area of Specialty

  • Sports Medicine


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine


  • Hughston Sports Medicine Foundation and the Hughston Clinic, Columbus, GA - Sports Medicine


  • Residency; University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga, TN
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX - Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS - Bachelor of Arts in Biology


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Hughston Society
  • Medical Society of Mobile County
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association

Hospital Affiliations

  • Mobile Infirmary Medical Center
  • Springhill Medical Center

Additional information, articles and links about Dr. Patton

Orthopaedic Publications

Pulmonary dysfunction in patients with femoral shaft fracture treated with intramedullary nailing. Norris BL, Patton WC, Rudd JN Jr, Schmitt CM, Kline JA. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2001 Aug;83-A(8):1162-8.

Biceps tendinitis and subluxation. Patton WC, McCluskey GM 3rd. Clin Sports Med. 2001 Jul;20(3):505-29. Review.

Periarticular heterotopic ossification after multiple knee ligament reconstructions. A report of three cases. Patton WC, Tew WM. Am J Sports Med. 2000 May-Jun;28(3):398-401.

Prevalence of negative-pressure pulmonary edema at an orthopaedic hospital. Patton WC, Baker CL Jr. J South Orthop Assoc. 2000 Winter;9(4):248-53.


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