R. Michael Patton, MD, FACS, RPVI

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Certification: American Board of Surgery, General and Vascular Surgery
Fellowship: Vascular Surgery, University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga,Chattanooga, TN
Residency: General Surgery, Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, SC
MD: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
BS: Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Fellow: American College of Surgeons

Member:
American College of Surgeons, Society for Vascular Surgery (candidate member), Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (candidate member), Southeastern Surgical Congress, American Medical Association, New Hanover-Pender County Medical Society, McAlhany Society

Leadership Positions:
Medical Executive Committee, East Alabama Medical Center; Quality Control Officer, East Alabama Medical Center; President, Lee County Medical Society; Vice President, Lee County Medical Society; Secretary, Burke County Medical Society.

“I didn’t plan on following in my father’s footsteps and going into medicine.  I started out as a business major in college, but did not find it nearly as exciting as I had expected. I found that pursuing a career in medicine was more attractive to me and actually suited my personality. I take great pleasure in performing procedures and seeing the improvement my efforts can bring to people’s lives. 

Faith, family and excellence in patient care are extremely important to me. I chose to join Wilmington Surgical because the surgeons who have come before me, and those that I will call my partners, place great emphasis on these same values. When a patient entrusts me with their healthcare, I strive to treat them the way I would want my family, or myself, to be treated.  I sincerely look forward to serving the community of Wilmington and surrounding region for many years to come.”

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