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Nathan C. Patrick, MD

Nathan C. Patrick, MD

As an orthopaedic surgeon with a specialization in reconstructive hand surgery, I empathize with my patients’ hope to regain movement and dexterity so that they can go back to living normal, healthy lives.

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Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • General Orthopaedics

Board Certification

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery

Biography

Dr. Nathan Patrick, MD, a board certified, fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery. He has expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of all injuries, conditions, and disorders of the entire upper extremity, including both operative and non-operative modalities, for patients of all ages.

Dr. Patrick graduated from the University of Toledo with the highest honors, summa cum laude. His motivation and enthusiasm for medicine allowed him early acceptance into medical school at the University of Toledo, an accolade reserved for only a select few candidates. Dr. Patrick completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Penn State University, where he was chosen to serve as the Academic Chief during his final year of training. Following residency, he then went on to complete two additional years of fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at both the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Rochester- training under renowned surgeons.

Dr. Patrick has been involved with numerous research projects and new developments in hand and upper extremity surgery. He has authored numerous journal articles, book chapters, and poster presentations and is a regular presenter at many hand and wrist surgery meetings.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship: (Orthopaedic Surgery) University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, (Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery) University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Residency: Penn State University, State College, PA
  • Medical School: University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

Special Interests

  • Hand and Wrist Trauma
  • Hand and Wrist Arthritis
  • Nerve Repair and Reconstruction
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release

Locations

East Lake

East Lake

6300 East Lake Blvd., Gautier, MS 39565
Phone: 228-230-BONE (2663)
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Pascagoula

Pascagoula

3615 Hospital St., Pascagoula, MS 39581
Phone: 228-230-BONE (2663)
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Centers

This physician is not affiliated with any centers.

Team

This physician is not affiliated with any other team members.

Recognition

Publications
  • Hansen T, Patrick NC, Bernstein D, Fear K, Hammert WC. PROMIS Measures in Patients with Ganglion Cysts: Who Chooses Surgical Excision Over Non-Operative Management? J Hand Surg Asian Pac. doi: 10.1142/S24248355210048X.
  • Patrick NC, Lewis G, Black S Henderson S, Roush E, Taylor K. Biomechanical Stability of Volar Plate Only Versus Addition of Dorsal-Ulnar Pin Plate: A Dorsal-Ulnar Fragment C-3 Type Distal Radius Cadaver Fracture Model. J Orthop Trauma. 2020 Sep;34(9):e298-e303.
  • Patrick N, Hammert W. Hand and Wrist Tendinopathies. Clin Sports Med. 2020 Apr;39(2):247-258.
  • Patrick NC, Papatheodorou LK, Bougioukli S, Sotereanos DG. Intraoperative subluxation of the Ulnar Nerve: Use of a Triceps Sling Reconstruction. J Hand Surg Am. 2020 Mar;45(3):252.e1-252.e6.
  • Weinheimer K, Patrick N, Darowish M. Treatment of Distal Interphalangeal ganglion cysts by volar corticosteroid injection. Hand. 2019 May;14(3):381-385.
  • Payne RA, Sieg EP, Patrick N, Darowish M, Rizk E, Langan S, Harbaugh K. Fracture related ulnar and sciatic nerve transections: a report of two cases and literature review. Childs Nerv Syst. 2018 Nov;34(11):2187-2194.
  • Patrick N, Weinheimer K, Darowish M. A Novel Technique for the Treatment of Jersey Fingers. Am J Orthop. 2018 May;47(5).
  • Patrick N, Payatakes AH. Vascularized spare parts reconstruction of hand gunshot wound. J Hand Surg Asian Pac. 22(3):391-395, Sept 2017.
  • Patrick NC, Kowalski CA, Hennrikus WL. Surgical efficiency of ACL reconstruction in hospital owned inpatient versus outpatient surgery centers. Orthopedics. 2017 Jun 29:1-6.
  • Patrick N, Lewis G, Roush E, Kunselman A, Cain JD. Effects of medial displacement calcaneal osteotomy and calcaneal “Z” osteotomy on subtalar joint pressures: a cadaveric flatfoot model. J Foot Ankle Surg. 55(6):1175-1179. Nov-Dec 2016.
  • Patrick N, Emanski E, Knaub M. Acute and Chronic Low Back Pain. Med Clin North Am. 100(1):169-81. Jan 2016.
  • Patrick N, Emanski E, Knaub M. Acute and Chronic Low Back Pain. Med Clin North Am. 98(4):777-89. July 2014.
Memberships
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Association for Hand Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
Presentations
Oral Presentations
  • Hansen T, Patrick NC, Bernstein DN, Fear K, Hammert WC. Evaluation of PROMIS Measures in Patients with Ganglion Cysts: Is there a difference between those who choose surgical excision over non-operative management? Accepted for podium presentation at the 37th Adrian E. Flatt Residents and Fellows Conference (74th Annual Meeting of the ASSH); Las Vegas, Nevada; September 4, 2019.
  • Patrick NC, Hansen T, Bernstein DN, Fear K, Hammert WC. Evaluation of PROMIS Measures in Patients with Ganglion Cysts: Is there a difference between those who choose surgical excision over non-operative management? Presented at 1st Annual Erie Canal Hand Society Meeting; Buffalo, New York; May 11, 2019.
  • Patrick NC, Papatheodorou LK, Sotereanos DG. Intraoperative subluxation of the ulnar nerve – use of a triceps sling reconstruction to avoid transposition. Presented at 4th Annual Western Pennsylvania Hand Society Spring Meeting – Imbriglia Lectureship Series; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; May 15, 2018.
  • Patrick N, Kowalski C, Hennrikus W. Surgical efficiency of ACL reconstructions in hospital operating room versus outpatient surgical center outpatient surgery center. Presented at the 28th Annual James Buchanan Lecture; Hershey, Pennsylvania; June 9, 2017.
  • Patrick N, Kowalski C, Hennrikus W. Surgical efficiency of ACL reconstructions in hospital operating room versus outpatient surgical center outpatient surgery center. Presented at the Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society Spring Scientific Meeting; Erie, Pennsylvania; May 11-12, 2017. Second Place, Best Scientific Presentation.
  • Patrick N, Kowalski C, Hennrikus W. Surgical efficiency of ACL reconstructions in hospital operating room versus outpatient surgical center outpatient surgery center. Presented at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Resident Research Day; Hershey, PA; April 26, 2016. Second Place, Best Scientific Presentation.
  • Patrick N, Lewis G, Roush E, Kunselman A, Cain JD. Effects of medial displacement calcaneal osteotomy and calcaneal “Z” osteotomy on subtalar joint pressures: a cadaveric flatfoot model. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society; Long Beach, California.; July 15-18, 2015.
Poster Presentations
  • Hansen T, Patrick NC, Bernstein DN, Fear K, Hammert WC. Evaluation of PROMIS Measures in Patients with Ganglion Cysts: Is there a difference between those who choose surgical excision over non-operative management? Accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Hand Surgery. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. January 8-11, 2020.
  • Patrick NC, Hansen T, Bernstein DN, Fear K, Hammert WC. Evaluation of PROMIS Measures in Patients with Ganglion Cysts: Is there a difference between those who choose surgical excision over non-operative management? Presented at the 74th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Surgery of the Hand. Las Vegas, Nevada. September 5-7, 2019.
  • Patrick NC, Black S, Lewis G, Roush E, Henderson S, Rothermel S, Taylor K. Biomechanical Stability of Volar Plate Only Versus Addition of Dorsal-Ulnar Pin Plate: A Dorsal-Ulnar Fragment C-3 Type Distal Radius Cadaver Fracture Model. Presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Surgery of the Hand. Boston, Massachusetts; September 13-15, 2018.
  • Papatheodorou LK, Patrick NC, Bougioukli S, Sotereanos DG. Intraoperative subluxation of the ulnar nerve – use of a triceps sling reconstruction to avoid transposition. Presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Surgery of the Hand. Boston, Massachusetts; September 13-15, 2018.
  • Sieg EP, Payne RA, Patrick N, Darowish M, Timmons S, Rizk E, Harbaugh K. Complete nerve transection due to fracture: a report of two cases and literature review. Presented at the 104th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society; Hershey, Pennsylvania; July 14-15, 2017.
  • Sieg EP, Payne RA, Patrick N, Darowish M, Timmons S, Rizk E, Harbaugh K. Complete nerve transection due to fracture: a report of two cases and literature review. Presented at the 35th Annual National Neurotrauma Symposium; Snowbird, Utah; July 9-12, 2017. AANS/CNS Poster Finalist.
  • Kowalski C, Patrick N, Reid JS. Delayed presentation of thermally-induced isthmic avascular necrosis of the tibia as a complication of reamed intramedullary nailing. Presented at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Resident Research Day; Hershey, Pennsylvania; May 4, 2017.
  • Kowalski C, Patrick N, Hennrikus W. Surgical efficiency of ACL reconstructions in hospital operating room versus outpatient surgical center outpatient surgery center. Presented at the Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society Spring Scientific Meeting; Erie, Pennsylvania; May 11-12, 2017
  • Cain JD, Patrick N, Lewis G, Roush E, Kunselman A. Effects of medial displacement calcaneal osteotomy versus calcaneal “Z” on the subtalar joint: a cadaveric flatfoot model. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society. Orlando, Florida; March 5-8, 2016.
Lectures
  • Patrick NC. Overuse Upper Extremity Injuries in the Era of Sport Specialization. Terrebonne General Medical Center, Protecting and Caring for the Throwing Arm Lecture Series. Houma, Louisiana. January 18, 2020.
  • Patrick NC. Pain in the Upper Extremity. Oschner Medical Center, Doctors Demystify Lecture Series. New Orleans, Louisiana. November 2, 2019.
  • Patrick NC. Arthritis of the Wrist and Hand. University of Rochester Medical Center, Hand Surgery Lecture Series. Rochester, New York. November 26, 2019.
  • Patrick NC. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hand Surgery Conference. Hershey, Pennsylvania. October 26, 2016.
  • Patrick NC. Radial Nerve Injuries in Humeral Shaft Fractures: A Case Based Presentation. Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds. Hershey, Pennsylvania. October 6, 2016.
  • Patrick NC. Thumb CMC Arthritis: An Evidenced Based Approach. Pinnacle Harrisburg Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. January 7, 2016
  • Patrick NC. Tumors of the Hand and Wrist. Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds. Hershey, Pennsylvania. October 22, 2015.
Book Chapters
  • Patrick N, Hammert W. Ligament reconstruction with tendon interposition. The Basal Joint: Arthritis, Fractures and Soft Tissue Injuries of the Thumb, edited by Duncan S and Grayson W. Springer. Status: Submitted, awaiting publication
  • Patrick N, Hammert W. Hand and Wrist Tendinopathies. Clin Sports Med. 2020 Apr;39(2):247-258.
  • Patrick N, Emanski E, Knaub M. Acute and Chronic Low Back Pain. Med Clin North Am. 100(1):169-81. Jan 2016.
  • Patrick N, Emanski E, Knaub M. Acute and Chronic Low Back Pain. Med Clin North Am. 98(4):777-89. July 2014.
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