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Dr. Paul Paterson - Health Services & Doctors | ECMC Hospital | Buffalo, NY

Paul D. Paterson, MD  |  Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Paul Paterson is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in upper extremity conditions from the finger tips to the shoulder. He takes special interest in adult reconstructive surgery for degenerative shoulder conditions.

His surgical specialties include total shoulder arthroplasty (reverse and anatomic) and proximal humeral fracture repair.
In addition, Dr. Paul Paterson is also actively involved in teaching and ongoing research and development for new total shoulder arthroplasty.

A graduate of the University at Buffaloʼs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Paul Paterson completed a hand and upper extremity fellowship at Harvard University.

Areas of Expertise

  • General orthopedics
  • Upper extremity
  • Shoulder arthroplasty
  • Hand surgery
  • Total shoulder replacement
  • Reverse total shoulder replacement
  • Anatomic total shoulder replacement
  • Hand surgery

Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Harvard University
  • MD, SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • MS, Anatomy and Physiology, University of Michigan
  • BS, SUNY Buffalo

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